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How to Prepare Yourself for The Melbourne Cup

Courtney Lambert | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Pixabay It's the thundering of hooves against the infamous Flemington Racecourse; tension thick in the air as the most powerful thoroughbreds in th...

5 Reasons The Melbourne Cup Is The World's Greatest Horse Race

Zak Mustapha | Posted 09.06.2016 | Sports
Zak Mustapha

Spring has arrived in Australia and it means just one thing: the countdown is on to the Melbourne Cup. It is the race which brings an entire country to a standstill, just one of the reasons why the famous Melbourne Cup lays claim to being the world's greatest horse race.

Finding My Ironman Heaven

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 08.31.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Sometimes it feels to me like life is a race that I didn't sign up for it. There's no map for it. There's no way to train on the course, or really just to train at all. How can anyone expect all of that? I just have to wait to let it unfold, including all the hills that I didn't expect.

What I Learned Rowing In A Brutal 4-Day Regatta

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

A few days ago I finished competing in the at the US Rowing Masters National Championships on a lake outside of Boston in the sizzling August heat as my wife and twin 10-year-old daughters were there to support me.

Video: The Actual Palio -- A Coveted Banner

Rick Steves | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The coveted Palio banner is the trophy that gives the wildest horse race anywhere its name. This clip shows a dramatic procession through Siena, with ...

Athletes Use Twitter Platform To Powerfully, Pithily Profess

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.

At The End Of The Race: Life Or Death For Canine Athletes

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 08.01.2016 | Impact
Brie Witherspoon

When professional athletes get injured during a game they are examined immediately. The clock stops and the fans wait with baited breath until the athlete either gets up and rejoins the game or is escorted off the field.

How To Survive The World's Most Treacherous Race

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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5 Ways to Make Money That Should Be Illegal

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Caroline Banton, Contributor Most successful entrepreneurs say hard work and talent are necessary to make money legally. However, some individua...

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

Joey Logano Catches Us Up to Speed for the Daytona 500

Philip Louie | Posted 02.19.2017 | Sports
Philip Louie

NASCAR driver Joey Logano visited AOL BUILD recently to talk about his career thus far, the changes in store for this season and this year's upcoming ...

Three Ways Entrepreneurs Can Take On the Big Guys -- and Win!

John Bowen | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often have to fight the 800-pound gorillas in our industries to get new business. To successfully take on our well-established competitors and find a way to win, we need the right strategies in place.

Everything Is Not Under Control: That's a Good Thing.

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Do you even find yourself looking forward to that mythical time when your life is finally under control? Be careful what you wish for.

I've Only Forgiven Twice in My Life

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.17.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I realize how often I've held onto pains that other people inflicted on me for days, weeks, even years. It was partly because I did not know any other way, and partly because I felt justified in my anger. But it was also because forgiveness does not always come as easily as it did in this one instance.

The King of Jordan's Go-Kart Track

ADST | Posted 09.01.2016 | World
ADST

Prince Hussein bin Talal, who became King of Jordan following the assassination of his grandfather and the abdication of his father, was a risk-taker. He asserted Jordan's independence against British rule and repeatedly reached out to other nations to secure peace in the region.

Jeff Gordon Supports NASCAR Ban Of Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.30.2015 | Sports

Jeff Gordon is the latest to condemn the Confederate flag.

You Won't Believe the 6 Crashes These Monaco Grand Prix Drivers Survived

JustLuxe | Posted 06.05.2016 | Sports
JustLuxe

With so much history, the Monaco Grand Prix has seen plenty of heroic wins, disappointing losses and crazy crashes. To keep things on the lighter side, we've picked some of the most bizarre collisions that the drivers managed to walk (or swim) away from.

The Evolution of the Brett Johnson Collection

Rai Mensah | Posted 06.01.2016 | Style
Rai Mensah

Following the evolution of a line is not solely about the refinement of the actual garments. Often that is an outcome of the designer's evolution. The life experiences, the attraction to new and varying aesthetics as well as the maturation of the designer all influence the growth of a collection.

Avoid These 5 Common Race Day Mistakes

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Races can be exhilarating and fun, but they can also be demoralizing and difficult. The smallest details can make a huge difference. To save you the trouble (and embarrassment) of having to learn from your own race day mistakes, I'll share mine with you.

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly fa...

Workout of the Week: The Two-Part Tempo Run

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Have you ever felt a race slipping away from you after a strong start? Have you been passed, or run out of gas, just a mile or two from the finish line? Every runner can benefit from increased endurance. Tempo runs are just the thing to help you become better at running faster for longer periods of time.

How This 50-Something Mother Of Three Trained For A Triathlon

Kerrie Houston Reightley | Posted 05.10.2015 | Fifty
Kerrie Houston Reightley

Upon my brother's death, it was as if my entire core were shattered into a million pieces of painful shards of glass. I literally hurt everywhere. Instead of withdrawing, I decided to train for a tri in the hopes of strengthening my emotional and physical core.

Women in Business Q&A: Sheila Rosenblum, Owner of Lady Sheila Stable

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sheila Rosenblum is the owner of Lady Sheila Stable. A longtime resident of Manhattan, Rosenblum has experienced increasing success in the racing indu...

Sailboat Racing: Plays We Run on and Off The Water

Alan Kelly | Posted 04.12.2015 | Sports
Alan Kelly

I love sailboat racing. It's an obscure and little-understood sport -- my secret connection to wind, water and a cherished community of irreverent frenemies. My boat is an Etchells, a complex, 30-foot design that's raced by club amateurs like me and Olympian and America's Cup athletes alike.

Why Velodrome Cycling was Surprisingly Good to Watch

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 04.11.2015 | Sports
Helen I. Hwang

Velodrome cycling isn't just watching bicycles go around and around. The races are varied. The racers are incredibly admirable, exhibiting stamina and fortitude from whom I could take a lesson, even if it's not in the cycling realm.