Georgia marathon runner reaches a milestone

Around the country in 50 marathons. 1,300 miles. That's what one Georgia runner set out to do before the age of 50: run 50 marathons -- 1 in each state -- before reaching 50. And she did. Clemson, S.C. native and Georgia resident Monica Huff stomped on her goal's face and squished it. According to this story in the Athens Banner-Herald, she ran her first marathon in 1999, and her second marathon Read the entire post [...]

Is a musicless marathon fun?

And the beat goes on…or perhaps not. A recent marathon runner’s title was revoked for violating a new marathon rule: no electronics. Jennifer Goebel, 27, was handed the first-place spot after the official winner of the marathon, 23-year-old Cassie Peller, was disqualified for accepting water from a spectator during the Lakefront Marathon in Milwaukee. Apparently the rule was put in place for Read the entire post [...]