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    Popping the Question

    • Don Norcross
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    • November 20, 2017

    Steps after crossing the finish line at the GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon, Kyle Franks tried to stop and drop to one knee, but couldn’t. Runners sprinting past the timing mat kept pushing him back.

    Finally, about 20 yards down the chute, Franks moved to one side and stopped his girlfriend, Jessica Cornett, who also ran the half marathon.

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    Pacer Pays It Forward by Guiding Blind Runner at Rock n Roll Los Angeles

    • runrocknroll
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    • October 26, 2017

    By Mason Kelley

    For David Francis Jr., 2017 has been a year to help others. He started by working with his wife as she trained for her first half marathon. Then he worked with members of the Inland Empire Running Club to achieve their goals. For the past four months, he has been training with Regine Sediva, a lifelong runner who has been legally blind since birth.

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    Remembering Harriette Thompson 1923 2017

    • Don Norcross
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    • October 16, 2017

    Harriette Thompson, a former Carnegie Hall concert pianist who beat cancer and became the oldest woman ever to run a marathon and half marathon, died Sunday, in Charlotte, N.C. She was 94.

    On Oct. 5, while delivering birthday gifts at her retirement community, Thompson fell backwards on concrete steps, fracturing her pelvis in two places and injuring her head. She passed away 10 days later.

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    The Victory Lap

    • Chris Heuisler
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    • October 11, 2017

    Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his final game as a professional basketball player. Every fan who witnessed Kobe’s masterpiece knew they would never get to see the legend run the floor at The Staples Center again and Kobe’s performance did not disappoint.

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    Galen Rupp Dominates Philadelphia

    • Don Norcross
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    • September 27, 2017

    In his first ever Philadelphia race, starting and finishing near the iconic Philadelphia Art Museum concrete steps made famous rel="noopener noreferrer" by Rocky, Rupp delivered a knockout, winning in 1 hour, 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

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