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Kate Middleton Looks Lovely in Stripes as She Hosts London Marathon Runners at Kensington Palace

Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Kate Middleton gave runners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon an extra boost of confidence Wednesday.Dressed casually in a lovely white $280 Luisa Spagoli Muvi pullover with red and black horizontal...

The Marathon: A Love Affair

Here  Now producer Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) will cover his 19th Boston Marathon on Monday. But he has been a fan of marathons in general for more than 50 years.He joins Here Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to talk about why he was first attracted to the grueling, and often dramatic, ...

Dakar Rally returns to Peru for 2018 edition

Peru will return to the Dakar Rally schedule for the 40th edition of the race next year. The country in western South America hosted the first five stages of the 2013 edition but has been absent from the Rally ever since. The nation’s capital Lima will host the 2018 opener wh...

History of Dakar

JOHANNESBURG – Arguably the world’s best known rally, the Dakar, started quite literally by accident. Motorcycle racer Thierry Sabine was competing in a race from Abijan to Nice, when he got lost in the Tenere desert. As he plotted his way out, it occurred to him that it wa...

'Toughest yet' Dakar Rally unveiled

PARIS - The 39th Dakar Rally will be raced over nearly 9,000 kilometres from January 2-14 in Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay and will demand "extreme endurance", organisers announced Wednesday. ...

How to watch the NYC Marathon online

The 46th running of the New York City Marathon is set for Sunday. Stanley Biwott is the defending champion. The New York Marathon was his first ever World Marathon Majors victory. Unfortunately, ...

New York boosts security for marathon

New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this weekend by deploying more police officers, bomb-sniffing dogs, helicopters and patrol boats than last year following a rep...

NYC bolsters security ahead of marathon

Security for the New York Marathon has been bolstered following a reported threat ahead of the presidential election. New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this wee...

New York City bolsters security for marathon after threats

NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - New York City will enhance security at the world's largest marathon this weekend by deploying more police officers, bomb-sniffing dogs, helicopters and patrol boats th...

The Gladney Center for Adoption Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gladney Center for Adoption is an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. “The Gla...

Three years after Boston bombings, marathons still hold their breath

Runners pass the Chicago Theatre on State Street during last year's Chicago Marathon.(Photo: Nam Y. Huh, AP)Perhaps no sporting event in the world is harder to safeguard from terrorism than a gia...