Genetically modified runners escape from lab - Three long distance runners who had recently undergone experimental leg muscle implantation of genetically modified kangaroo cells, escaped from the research laboratory at Stony Brook University Hospital. The three were part of a controversial project known as Super Runner, created by geneticist Dr. Lee Crandall.
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Bandit runner wins marathon - The Cowtown Marathon featured the gathering of thousands of registered participants Sunday on the grounds of Will Rogers Memorial Center. And two men's marathon winners because of one who was not registered. The situation with the bib in the men's race was much, if not exactly, like the storyline in 2003, when Greg Floyd won the marathon after Augustine Hernandez was disqualified for the same offense.
New sliding event for the Chicago Marathon - "Chicago Marathon" race director announced that he will be adding a new event to the next edition of the legendary footrace, the Pheiddipiddes Slip and Slide. The announcement came after the 2006 race that gained instant notoriety for the climactic slip and fall of race winner Robert Cheruiyot as he crossed the finish line.
Running shoe fetish may lead to prison term - It has long been said that Imelda Marcos had the world cornered on the record number of shoes accumulated over a lifetime. But after the discovery of four storage garages full of old running shoes she may have to take a back seat to an obsessed ultramarathoner, arrested Monday after he attempted to smuggle in a truck bed full of stolen running shoes.