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The best of The Sunday Read: 2012

Looking back over 2012’s Sunday Reads, some dominant themes quickly emerge: minimal and barefoot running, the tragic death of ultrarunner Micah True, anything and everything to do with marathons and, of course, Paul Ryan! What a year: in footwear, less … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon: everyone loses

What a mess – and I’m only peripherally talking about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. I am, of course, referring to the decision to cancel the ING New York City Marathon a day-and-a-half before the race. Calling the marathon a … Continue reading

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In New York: A tough decision on whether to run a race

The decision to proceed with Sunday’s ING New York City Marathon in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has brought stinging criticism to race organizers, boosters and participants. In the New York Times, Barbara Cowman, 48, from Austin, Tex, said: “As … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Beat nipple chafing and win that marathon!

The Dublin Marathon will run for the 33rd time on Monday with its largest field yet: more than 14,000 people. Despite that, the race lost its title sponsor when the National Lottery pulled out.  Marathon organizers are concerned they may … Continue reading

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