Momentum gained for Prefontaine sainthood - Legendary American distance runner, Steve Prefontaine, has become the focus of an increasingly passionate movement which organizer Joey Thompson hope will result in his receiving the rare status of a Saint. Thompson says he hatched the idea after having a vision while running the hills that Prefontaine himself trained on during his collegiate years at Oregon.
Preventing mosquito bites while running - If you are going to be outdoors, chances are you are going to run into a mosquito or two. Or maybe you are one of those unfortunate people who seem to attract every mosquito within a five mile radius. Either way, you don't want to get bitten, so you need an effective strategy for preventing mosquito bites while running.
How to walk on ice - Normally when we walk, our legs' ability to support our weight is split mid-stride. Walking this way on ice forces each leg to support the weight of the body at an angle that is not perpendicular to the surface of the ice, resulting in a nasty fail.
26.2 ways you know you are a marathoner - The first and most important item in this checklist is that you know how many miles there are in a marathon, but this hilarious article features 25.2 more ways you could find out if you are a runner bound and dedicated to this fascinating distance.
Kenyan marathoner slips at finish but still wins - In "The LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon" Kenyan Robert Cheruiyot pulled ahead of countryman Daniel Njenga in the final 100 meters of what was a terrific showdown, finishing first before an estimated 1.5 million spectators. But instead of celebrating and enjoying the moment, Cheruiyot found himself on the way to a local hospital.