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Former Drug Addicts Seek Sobriety from Marathoning

Italian coach Dr. Gabriele Rosa has worked with some of the biggest names in the sport, from former world marathon record holder Paul Tergat to New York City Marathon course record holder Margaret Okayo to the late Olympic Marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru. For Sunday's New York City Marathon, Rosa has taken another group of runners under his wing—nine men and women from San Patrignano, one of the largest drug rehabilitation centers in Europe.

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Olympian, Mother Blake Russell Returns to the Marathon

At least twice a week, Blake Russell gets up at 5:15, turns on CNN and hops aboard her Bodyguard T460XC treadmill for 10 to 12 miles. Her husband, Jon, will have left for his job already, which is 90 miles away from their home in Pacific Grove, California. Russell keeps the volume on the TV turned down, so as not to wake the two little people still asleep under her roof. “Usually I read the CNN ticker and practice my lip reading,” she says.

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Tips on Running the NYC Marathon from a Guy Who's Never Run the NYC Marathon

The 2014 New York City Marathon takes place Sunday, when Tk runners are expected to line up in Staten Island and run through all five boroughs. Although I have run 27 marathons myself, and lived for several years in Manhattan, I have never run this race. Still, I am happy to offer the following "tips and tricks" for those of you who are about to do just that.

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Runner-Friendly Chili Power

Step 1Brown the Meat It creates better texture and flavor--and looks better, too. Health Perk: Chili made with meat packs 15 to 25 grams of protein per one-cup serving, which makes it ideal for recovery after a tough run. Beef, pork, chicken, and turkey are rich in leucine, an amino acid that triggers better muscle-protein rebuilding. Vegetarian versions are also a great protein source, with around 10 grams per serving. Step 2Cook AromaticsSauteing onions and garlic softens them and mellows...

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B.A.A. Remembers Mayor Menino as Marathon Supporter

Longtime Boston mayor Tom Menino, who passed away this morning at the age of 71, is being remembered by the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) as a great supporter of the Boston Marathon. B.A.A. President Joann Flaminio and Executive Director Tom Grilk expressed their “deep gratitude for [Menino’s] magnificent support to the Marathon,” via a statement.

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Ellen Degeneres Gives Runners Trip to Bahamas

We recently featured the story of Melanie Bailey, who carried her injured competitor, Danielle LeNoue, approximately one quarter of a mile at the end of a championship high school cross country race. Since then, their story has gained quite a bit of traction, appearing in hundreds of media outlets. On Monday, the two North Dakota teens flew to Los Angeles to tape a segment for “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” which aired Wednesday.

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How to Start a New Exercise Program

Hey Susan- My goal is to establish a consistent exercise routine that includes running. I want to exercise every day because I want it to become a habit and help me lose weight. My question is how many days a week should I run? Can I run seven days a week? If not, how often should I run? What do you think is a good routine for a person new to exercise and running? Beth Dear Beth-

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4 Strategies to Volunteer—and Still Run—a Big Race

Most runners think that being involved with a race means either running the full race or helping out from the sidelines as a volunteeer. But if you enjoy running events and still want to give back, your options don't always have to be so clear-cut. With these four ways to volunteer and run, you’re sure to get a workout while you help out.

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Racing News: October 30 Morning Report

Deena Kastor Wants To Have Fun and Hurt in New YorkHer goal for the New York City Marathon is 2:25, well under the current American masters record of 2:28:40. That performance would also be faster than the 2:26:58 she ran in New York in 2001, an American debut record at the time. At 41, Kastor’s determination is to enjoy herself, which often translates to competing, and in Sunday’s marathon, to handle the hurt with “grace and persistence.” More

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