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Road running

Index Road running

Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running). [1]

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Achilles tendon

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.

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Aerobic exercise

Aerobic exercise (also known as cardio) is physical exercise of low to high intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process.

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Amateur Sports Act of 1978

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.

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Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, also known as AIMS, is an association of long-distance running races.

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Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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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.

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Badwater Ultramarathon

The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as "the world's toughest foot race".

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.

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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.

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Cancer Research UK

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.

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Charleston Distance Run

The Charleston Distance Run is a road running event held annually in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Charleston, West Virginia

Charleston is the most populous city in, and the capital of, the U.S. state of West Virginia.

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City2Surf (Sydney)

The City2Surf (or City to Surf) is a popular road running event held annually in Sydney covering a course.

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Comrades Marathon

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.

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Cross country running

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.

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Dead Runners Society

The Dead Runners Society (DRS) is a worldwide online running club.

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Death Valley

Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert bordering the Great Basin Desert.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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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.

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is a long-distance running relay race, typically held on roads.

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Electronic mailing list

An electronic mailing list or email list is a special use of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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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.

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Falmouth Road Race

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.

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Fell running

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.

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Great Aloha Run

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).

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Great Run

Great Run is a series of road running events around the United Kingdom, which includes the Great North Run.

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Half marathon

A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 km (13 mi 192½ yd)—half the distance of a marathon.

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Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.

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IAAF Road Race Label Events

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.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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Jones Counter

The Jones Counter is a device fitted to the front wheel of a bicycle that counts the revolutions of the wheel.

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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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King Island (Tasmania)

King Island is an island in the Bass Strait, belonging to the Australian state of Tasmania.

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List of largest running events

This list of the largest running events in the world is based on the number of participants.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).

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Manchester Road Race

The Manchester Road Race is a 4.748 mile (7.641 km) footrace held annually on Thanksgiving Day in Manchester, Connecticut.

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Manchester, Connecticut

Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.

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The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.

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Mount Whitney

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.

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Multi-day race

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.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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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.

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Pietermaritzburg (Zulu: umGungundlovu) is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Race for Life

Race for Life is a series of fundraising events for women only, organised by charity Cancer Research UK.

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Republic of Ireland

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.

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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.

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Road bicycle racing

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads.

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Road racing

In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.

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Road Runners Club of America

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.

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Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot.

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Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race

The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race is the world's longest certified footrace.

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Self-Transcendence 6- & 10-day Race

The Self-Transcendence 6- & 10- day race are two concurrently multiday running events at the Corona Park, borough Queens in New York City.

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Short course prevention factor

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.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

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Street running

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.

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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.

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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Trail running

Trail running is a sport/activity which consists of running and hiking over trails.

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Trans Europe Foot Race

The Trans Europe Foot Race is a multiday long-distance ultramarathon that consists of running across Europe.

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Trans-American Footrace

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.

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Transponder timing

Transponder timing (also called chip timing or RFID timing) is a technique for measuring performance in sport events.

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An ultramarathon, also called ultra distance or ultra running, is any footrace longer than the traditional marathon length of.

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United Kingdom

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.

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United States

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.

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Wheelchair racing

Wheelchair racing is the racing of wheelchairs in track and road races.

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World Marathon Majors

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.

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10K run

The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of.

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5K run

The 5K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of five kilometres (3.107 miles).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Road_running

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