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Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.30.2017 | World

A British police officer who crawled the London Marathon in a gorilla costume has raised more than $42,700 for charity after completing the 26.2-mile ...

Video Shows London Marathoner Helping Fellow Runner Over The Finish Line

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.24.2017 | World

Runner Matthew Rees was moments from finishing the London Marathon on Saturday when he stopped to help an exhausted competitor. Rees told the Press A...

How The British Royals Spent Super Bowl Sunday

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 02.05.2017 | World

The British royal family spent Super Bowl Sunday getting into competitive athletics of their own ― all for a good cause. In an event for their men...

Astronaut Tim Peake Completes London Marathon In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Science

After months of preparation, Tim Peake clinched an out-of-this-world achievement on Sunday: He became the first man (and second person) to complete a ...

This Astronaut Is Ready To Run The London Marathon -- From Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.15.2016 | Science

Come April 24, British astronaut Tim Peake, along with approximately 38,000 other runners, will be attempting the 26.2-mile London Marathon. The only ...

This Astronaut Is Going To Run The London Marathon In Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.04.2015 | Science

Next year's London Marathon will be out of this world. As more than 37,000 runners hit the streets of the English capital on April 24, 2016, British a...

Why I Think Kiran Gandhi is a Total Badass, Because Period Shaming is Very Real

Rachel Khona | Posted 09.04.2016 | Women
Rachel Khona

After Kiran Gandhi ran the London marathon while bleeding freely (in other words, she did not use any feminine hygiene products), she set the Internet on fire, as people debated whether she was "disgusting" or a hero.

This Woman Ran A Marathon Without A Tampon To Fight Period Shaming

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.10.2015 | Women

The night before she was set to run her very first marathon, Kiran Gandhi got her period. After a year of training, she refused to miss the momentous ...

This Little-Known Tactic Gets People To Donate To Online Fundraisers: Peer Pressure

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.18.2015 | Impact

If you want to reach your online fundraising goal, hit up your deep-pocketed friends early on so the rest of your donors follow suit, a new study conc...

Man Dressed As Giant Testicles Runs The London Marathon

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports

Jack Woodward never needs to be told to grow a pair. The 22-year-old British student just completed Sunday's London Marathon dressed as a giant pai...

Beautiful Marathons Across The Globe

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.02.2013 | Travel

Part of the beauty of running a race is taking in the scenery around you. With the ING New York City Marathon this weekend -- a major event that p...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

WATCH: Amateur Runner Does 100 Marathons In 100 Days For Cancer Awareness

Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

After his close friend died from a rare cancer, Matthew Loddy immediately raced into action. The 46-year-old British businessman, who had no previo...

WATCH: Will Kate & William Run The London Marathon?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.22.2012 | Style

The Duchess of Cambridge may have to strap on her sneakers yet again -- Catherine and her prince may be running the London Marathon! OK, maybe not....

Setting A Courteous Guinness World Record In London

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Three Guinness World Record officials started their stopwatches. In the five minutes, we managed 314 curtsies, thus creating a new record.

Jihadist Humor

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Weller

While it might seem impossible to make a funny movie about would-be terrorists, British director Chris Morris has found a way in the Four Lions.

NYRR to Make History With Marathon Lottery Broadcast

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

The New York Road Runners will be the first organizers of a major marathon to televise the lottery selection for the field in its ING New York City Marathon scheduled for November 7.

The 101-Year-Old Marathoner Who Drinks, Smokes And Fights

Reuters | Peter Apps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Already Britain's oldest employee, 101-year-old Buster Martin now aims to become the world's oldest marathon runner by completing the London Marathon ...