Three Great Finishes This Week (Videos)

Wow, this was a great week for awesome finishes! In case you missed them, check these out: At the Triathlon World Series finale in Mexico, race leader (and Series leader at the time) Johnny Brownlee hit the wall in the last half mile and almost lost consciousness. His brother, 2-time Gold Medalist Alistair Brownlee, sacrificed his chance to win to get his brother across the finish

FKT Records Fall at PCT, JMT, Appalachian Trail in Summer ’13

There has been a lot of attention on Fastest Known Time (FKT) attempts in the last few years, and the Summer of 2013 has been no exception. In the last few months, FKT records have fallen on three big trails – the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT), the John Muir Trail (JMT), and the Appalachian Trail (AT). (Anish in the home stretch, some 20 lbs lighter) Heather “Anish” Anderson from Bellingham, WA, set the unsupported* record for the 2,655-mile Pacific Coast Trail from Mexico to Canada earlier this week, completing the journey in 60 days, 17 hours, and 12 minutes

A Perfect Father’s Day at the San Francisco Marathon

It’s 5am, and I’ve begun Father’s Day by driving 95 mph drive up the highway, frantically juggling coffee, sunscreen, and a race number that refuses to pin itself straight. Wait…isn’t Father’s Day supposed to be a day of rest? The one day every Dad can sleep in, waking only for the smell of pancakes from a kid-filled kitchen or the sunrise nudge-nudge of a willing partner?

Meet the Retinoblastoma Team

4 comments By Memorial Sloan-Kettering   |   Thursday, July 12, 2012 At Memorial Sloan-Kettering, an experienced team of physicians, nurses, and support staff care for children with the rare eye cancer retinoblastoma and their families. read more

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