fitness trackers
Unreliable Fitness Trackers Add 10 Miles to Your Marathon Route

Listen up, marathon runners: the fitness tracker you use to record your training really matters. A new report by Which? has shown that some of the big name trackers on the market are actually rubbish at recording distance, and can have you running miles more than you need to. Read More >>

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British Astronaut Tim Peake is Going to Run a Marathon — in Space

British astronaut Tim Peake clearly likes a challenge. Not content with merely heading into space on December 15th, he’s also agreed to run a marathon aboard the International Space Station. Read More >>

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This Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Okay, it's not exactly a robot—but I bet it's still the craziest thing you've seen all day. Japanese juice and ketchup company Kagome built a wearable tomato dispenser for a runner at the Japan Marathon over the weekend. Read More >>

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Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science. Read More >>

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Disabled British Woman Amazingly Takes On the London Marathon, Thanks to a Robotic Suit

We’ve seen the Japanese experiment with power suits for a while, but now a British woman, Claire Lomas, is finally putting one to good use. Having been told she’d never walk again after being stuck in a wheel chair by a spinal injury thanks to falling off a horse, she’s going to complete all 26-miles of the London Marathon with the aid of a £43,000 robotic pair of trousers. Read More >>

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Nike’s New Flyknit Technology Makes Running Shoes Even More Impossibly Light

Nike is showing off its latest technology for the upcoming 2012 Olympics in London and the focus seems to be: lighter, lighter and more lighter. The highlight tech was Flyknit, a sort of yarn and fabric material that is engineered to be featherweight, formfitting and virtually seamless. Read More >>

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Giant Video Wall Lets You Get Smoked by a Marathoner

It's pretty hard to appreciate just how blazingly fast top-tier marathon runners are going- for 26.2 miles. So this video ad for the NYC Marathon let you attempt a marathon pace for just 60 feet. Nobody could do it. Read More >>