Stanford Medical School student, triathlon team member and Impala Racing Team member, Kierann Smith, was on pace to race her best race ever when she passed out at mile five of the run at USAT Collegiate Nationals on April 9. This is her story. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 9, 2011. USA Triathlon’s Collegiate Nationals. I’m having […]
Beautiful fall weather greeted the over 300 runners at the fourth Catalina Eco-Marathon on Saturday, November 13. The 26.2-mile trail run to benefit the Catalina Island Conservancy started and finished in the town of Avalon. Sean O’Brien (3:34:36) was the overall winner. Michelle Barton (3:38:33), the top female finisher, crossed the line in second place […]
On Friday Martin Franklin, the CEO of multinational consumer and industrial products company the Jarden Corporation, completed his tenth 10k run in ten days. Franklin, an experienced ultra marathoner and multi-time Ironman finisher, took up the challenge as a way to inspire Jarden’s 25,000 employees to embrace an active lifestyle.
In 2006 Dean Karnazes ran 50 marathons in 50 days in 50 states. When Martin Franklin, the 45-year old CEO of a 2.76 billion dollar conglomerate called the Jarden Company, told his son about Karnazes’ mad running feat, they boy responded, “You know, you should do that with your company.”
Meyer and Westover take crowns. Written By: Mario Fraioli Standing out in her yellow singlet on the left side of the TV screen, Heidi Westover of Walpole, New Hampshire was right in the mix during the early miles of Monday’s Boston Marathon.
Cox wins 5K, Baddeley and Uceny take titles in mile. Written By: Mario Fraioli Because he was already in Boston to do some promotional work for a few of his sponsors this weekend, Josh Cox decided on Saturday night that he might as well feed off the energy of the electric atmosphere around him and […]