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Jim Garfield

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The New York City Underwear Run

(54) Comments | Posted August 8, 2011 | 8:00 AM

It was another record run for the New York City Jamaican Underwear Race. People actually had the opportunity to legally drop their drawers and run through Central Park in the famous pre-Nautica New York City Triathlon ritual. More than 500 runners (still the world record) dressed -- or undressed, as...

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Underwear Run in Kona gives athletes BRIEF respite before big day!

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2010 | 12:27 PM

The Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI would not be complete without the running famous "Underwear Run". Almost as ubiquitous as Spain's running with the bulls, the Underwear Run gives athletes the chance to blow off a little steam (and wear very little at that) before the big day.


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Ironman World Championships Kick-Off

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 3:41 AM

If you are a triathlete, there is no bigger day in this sport than the Ford Ironman World Championship. It is the race that defined our sport as it came of age, and continues to be the defining race in our sport for any avid triathlete.

This years race kicked...

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Don't Compete...Just Complete! Biggest Loser and Launch 5K and One Mile Challenge Series to Get Americans Fit

(3) Comments | Posted August 7, 2010 | 11:46 PM

NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and The Active Network, Inc.'s flagship website today announced the launch of The Biggest Loser Event Challenge, powered by, a series of nationwide 5K and one mile events designed to inspire Americans of all fitness levels to get moving with others. The first Biggest...

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Dow|Live Earth Run For Water Los Angeles With Performance by Melissa Etheridge

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2010 | 5:36 PM

EXPOSITION PARK @ 8:30 a.m. Run/Walk Start
Melissa Etheridge to perform at the Water Village post-race.

The Dow | Live Earth Run for Water is an international series of run/walk events within a 24-hour period on Sunday, April 18, 2010 to raise funds for and awareness about the...

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USA Takes One and Two Spots with Full International Field

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2010 | 1:09 AM

USA Takes One and Two Spots with Full International Field

Another stunning day unveiled itself in the French Alps for the second full day of competition at the first European XGAMES.

Last month, Breckenridge resident Eric Willett took home a silver medal from Snowboard Slopestyle at Winter X Games...

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Dow/Live Earth Run for Water in LA on April 18

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2010 | 12:25 PM

The No. 1 ranked American marathon runner in 2009, a nine-time Olympic gold medalist and a professional triathlete and fashion model are among the latest supporters teaming up with Live Earth in support of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water - the largest global water initiative in history aimed...

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The Ironman World Championship Comes to a Close

(2) Comments | Posted October 11, 2009 | 9:40 PM

Kona, Hawaii can return to its normal Island ways, as the 2009 Ford Ironman World Championships has closed the books for another year. Craig Alexander takes his second successive win and joins an elite group of three -- Dave Scott, Mark Allen and Tim DeBoom -- in an 8:20 finish....

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Underpants Run 2009 (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2009 | 12:58 PM

The 2009 Ford Ironman World Championship's kicked off unofficially today with the annual "Underpants Run," an opportunity for these uber-athletes to blow of some steam before the challenge of Saturday's World Championships of 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run. The 1750 athletes come from over 46...

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Chicago Triathlon: The Windy City for Sure... and the City of Brotherly Love?

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2009 | 2:54 AM

I was robbed. Yes, robbed. Someone stole my sleep. 4:45 a.m. came way too early. Packed up the gear and headed with my brother Craig in silent migration with over 10,000 people of all nationalities, body types and ages to the shores of Lake Michigan, for the start of the...

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Coming Home to Race in the Chicago Triathlon

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2009 | 9:05 PM

The 2009 Chicago Triathlon promises to be not only an adventure in racing, but one in logistics as well for the over 9,500 veteran, newbie, pro and elite racers. We will do battle with the elements, the course and ourselves as we hurl into the chilly (expected 60 degree) waters...

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