New Marathon Addition Geared for Children
Program encourages them to "Just Run"
The third Half Moon Bay International Marathon is just 11 days away, and this year’s race will inaugurate the “Just Run” 5-kilometer run in an effort to encourage fitness among local kids.
“Just Run” is a free Web-based program that combats the “alarming rise in childhood obesity” measured nationwide, according to the program’s website. Seventeen percent of California’s adolescents are considered obese, which is three times the rate experienced a generation ago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More
Cancer Can't Knock Him Off Course
Minnesota man completes 74th marathon in HMB
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Don Wright started to cramp late in his run during the Half Moon Bay International Marathon on Sunday, so he slowed to a walk.
He did complete the race, finishing 15 minutes later than he would have preferred.
In the grand scheme of things, the cramps were not much of a problem. Cancer will give you that kind of perspective.More