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The Achilles tendon or heel cord, also known as the calcaneal tendon, is a tendon of the back of the leg, and the thickest in the human body.
Aerobic exercise (also known as cardio) is physical exercise of low to high intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process.
The Amateur Sports Act of 1978, signed by President Jimmy Carter, established the United States Olympic Committee and provides for national governing bodies for each Olympic sport.
The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, also known as AIMS, is an association of long-distance running races.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as "the world's toughest foot race".
Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.
The Charleston Distance Run is a road running event held annually in Charleston, West Virginia.
Charleston is the most populous city in, and the capital of, the U.S. state of West Virginia.
The City2Surf (or City to Surf) is a popular road running event held annually in Sydney covering a course.
The Comrades Marathon is an ultramarathon of approximately 89 km (approx. 55 miles) which is run annually in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
The Dead Runners Society (DRS) is a worldwide online running club.
Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert bordering the Great Basin Desert.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.
is a long-distance running relay race, typically held on roads.
An electronic mailing list or email list is a special use of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
The Falmouth Road Race is an annual road race on Cape Cod from Woods Hole, a village in the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, to Falmouth Heights.
Fell running, also sometimes known as hill running, but not to be confused with mountain running, is the sport of running and racing, off road, over upland country where the gradient climbed is a significant component of the difficulty.
The Hawai'i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run is a road race that takes place annually in Honolulu, Hawaii on the third Monday in February (Presidents' Day in the United States).
Great Run is a series of road running events around the United Kingdom, which includes the Great North Run.
A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 km (13 mi 192½ yd)—half the distance of a marathon.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
IAAF Road Race Label Events are races that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) designates as one of the "leading road races around the world." The classification was first introduced for the 2008 running season, upon the suggestion of the IAAF Road Running Commission.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
The Jones Counter is a device fitted to the front wheel of a bicycle that counts the revolutions of the wheel.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
King Island is an island in the Bass Strait, belonging to the Australian state of Tasmania.
This list of the largest running events in the world is based on the number of participants.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).
The Manchester Road Race is a 4.748 mile (7.641 km) footrace held annually on Thanksgiving Day in Manchester, Connecticut.
Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.
Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in California, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada—with an elevation of.
Multiday races are ultramarathon running events which are typically either segmented into daily events of a specified distance or time, or staged so that runners can run as far as they want, at their own discretion, over a set course or over a set number of days.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Orienteering is a group of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain whilst moving at speed.
Pietermaritzburg (Zulu: umGungundlovu) is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Race for Life is a series of fundraising events for women only, organised by charity Cancer Research UK.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.
Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads.
In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.
Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is the oldest and largest distance running organization in the United States with over 1500 running club and event members representing 200,000 individual runners active in their running communities.
Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot.
The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race is the world's longest certified footrace.
The Self-Transcendence 6- & 10- day race are two concurrently multiday running events at the Corona Park, borough Queens in New York City.
The short course prevention factor (SCPF) is a multiplicative factor or coefficient used in the sport of athletics, specifically road running, to ensure that the measured length of a course is at least as long as the desired length of the course.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
On-street running or street running is the routing of a railroad track or tramway track running directly along public streets, without any grade separation.
Susan G. Komen, formerly known as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and originally as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Trail running is a sport/activity which consists of running and hiking over trails.
The Trans Europe Foot Race is a multiday long-distance ultramarathon that consists of running across Europe.
One of the earliest twentieth century multiday races was the inaugural Trans-American Footrace, which took place in 1928 starting at Legion Ascot Speedway in Los Angeles and finishing in New York City in Madison Square Garden for a distance of.
Transponder timing (also called chip timing or RFID timing) is a technique for measuring performance in sport events.
An ultramarathon, also called ultra distance or ultra running, is any footrace longer than the traditional marathon length of.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Wheelchair racing is the racing of wheelchairs in track and road races.
The Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM), originally known as the World Marathon Majors (WMM), is a championship-style competition for marathon runners that started in 2006.
The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of.
The 5K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of five kilometres (3.107 miles).