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Grenier Participates In A Resolution Race

Adrian Grenier, the star of entourage runs to keep himself fit for his life. It was when his intensity was kicked that he started to perform well and made running his pastime. He found revelry in his running. Holly Perkins is the man behind his achievement as he is the celebrity trainer. Adrian was introduced to running through a new medium labeled as intensity training and running.

Initially for him it was all Plain Sailing but it soon turned out be a major intensity driven running. His body slowly started to make connection with the running that he followed. The intensity running is hailed as a top procedure in most of the American training. Initially the style involves method by which fat is burned in between the alternating periods. Read more »

Fiennes Finishes Sahara Marathon at 71

While many post 70 chooses to retire & lead a calm life, it’s still all-adventure for veteran explorer Sir Fiennes. The man has finished his run at the grueling Sahara Marathon des Sables & it earned him the record of being the oldest Brit to complete the extremely dangerous race.

The 71-year-old plucky adventurer crossed finishing mark at 7:37 in the evening post a run for 6 days at a stretch in more than 50C heat in South Morocco desert. Read more »

Walk/Run Prayer is the key

Running is becoming an enthusiastic passion among weight conscious people determined to shed off some extra pounds, and this is done while praying with the rosary in hand to avoid distractions.

This situation has come to light owing to the 50 year old Jan Taylor from New Zealand, who had managed to win the New Zealand Weight Watchers Slimmer of the Year award for her awards and her amazing achievement of shedding a total of sixty three kilograms from an initial one hundred and thirty two kilograms through a period of seven years.  She put it all down to a Yacht Charter holiday in Scotland.

Deciding it was time she should pay a little attention to herself, the kindergarten teacher from Wyndham started to take up the one thing she was assigned to supervise her pupils on: running. “And there has been no looking back. I plan to run on every marathon in every continent; however this year I have missed out. The Great Naseby Water Race took the place of that. This has also somehow trained me for the upcoming New York marathon that will take place in November,” said Taylor who clocked nine hours to complete the fifty kilometers race. The past seven years, she has reportedly taken part and finished fourteen marathons in six continents.

Jan had an aversion to exercising since she can recall however running has put up a whole new perspective and she had been passionate about it for the past seven years. She said she has been hooked to the regimen after she devoured a book by Kerre Woodham on running and participating in the 2009 Paris Marathon. She combines her running with praying and that is the secret to her motivation. The Great Naseby Race was conducted in complimentary parts of 50km, 60km, 80km and 100km in which a total of 156 athletes participated.

Miami Marathon: Traffic delays a real possibility

South Florida’s hundreds and hundreds of runners would lace up for the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, but drivers in the region would have to practice patience. This is because the event would close down different parts of the South Miami Avenue, Biscayne Boulevard, South Bayshore Drive, North Miami Avenue, Venetian Causeway and MacArthur Causeway throughout the day. Still, all vehicles would be able to get to every residences and businesses in affected regions.

On Sunday morning, there would be some lane diminutions going east on MacArthur Causeway from 6:15 am to 8:15 am and on Venetian Causeway traveling westbound from 6:45 am till 9:30 pm. From, 6:30 am, drivers on N Miami Avenue between fifteenth and Flagler Street might experience delays till 10:30 am because of lane closures.

Traffic on the S Miami Avene between SW fifteenth and SW thirty second might experience delays from 6:35 am till 11:00 am. On S Bayshore, between MCFarlane and HaLasee St from 7:00 am till noon.

The police officers in Miami would be on hand to serve direct traffic. Drivers must carefully plan t heir paths mainly during morning hours during the event time. The race course starts at 6:15 am at  the AmericanAirlines Arena, leads north and goes on via Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Little Havana and Downtown Miami before coming back downtown for an end at Bayfront Park.

Around twenty five thousand walkers and runners are expected to take part in 12th annual event. Family members, friends as well as enthusiastic spectators would line 26.2 mile path to cheer on runners.

Hopes for a marathon based in Norwich

New calls for the Norwich full or half marathon to start and end in city centre have now been snubbed, along with the council leaders stating that it would be very complicated and costly to organize.

City of Norwich Half Marathon was arranged here from the year 1985 to 1992. Later it went to Norfolk Showground in the year 1993 and this is also its present home. After another productive race at showground previous month the argument regarding whether a run could begin and end in the city centre say a daylight.

Norwich City Council Green group’s leader Claire Stephenson raised the issue at a very recent meeting that happened at the City Hall. She questioned that the council looked very carefully at the benefits and costs of working with race organizers and sponsors to begin a brand new Norwich city full or half marathon, beginning and ending in the city. She added t hat this might serve the city to achieve its Healthy City aims, as well as help businesses in the city centre.

City council’s Labour leader Brenda Arthur told that talks regarding such a race had taken place, but flagged because of the complexity and cost. He told that they are always happy to speak to the organizers who have the expertise and resources to put on top events of this nature and would be happy to offer advice.