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Tracking your marathon running friends using your mobile phone

Tracking your marathon running friends using your mobile phone

By 24 April 2010

So your mate has signed up to run the marathon and the big day is almost here. But trying to work out where they will be based on pace timings is all well and good, but not that practical come race day when you're both in the thick of it. How can you... >>

First marathon in space

First marathon in space

By 17 April 2007

If you're preparing for the London Marathon then you know exactly how difficult it is achieving 26.2 miles. Yet, as we reported just a couple of weeks ago, try it 210 miles above earth and circling it at least twice. Sunita Williams, a flight engineer... >>

Astronaut to run marathon in space

Astronaut to run marathon in space

By 3 April 2007

The Flora London Marathon might be days away, but before you think of your excuse not to race, one American astronaut is taking the phrase "I'll do it" to the extreme. Not to be put off by a little distance, flight engineer Sunita Williams will partake... >>


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