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Geeks in Sneaks: Running Virtual Races Through Hogwarts and Beyond

Geeks in Sneaks: Running Virtual Races Through Hogwarts and Beyond

Running real marathons can be overwhelming. But what if you could do them at your own pace… through the Shire? Read More

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The Solar Eclipse Marathon … and Other Ways to Make Running More Interesting

What better way to endure a grueling 26.2 mile race than with the excitement of a total solar eclipse in the sky above? That’s what the city of Port Douglas in Queensland, Australia is planning with the first-ever Solar Eclipse Marathon. The next total solar eclipse will occur on 13-14 November 2012, with the event crossing the International Date Line such that those in Australia will see it on very early on the 14th, while those in Chile will see a partial eclipse near sunset on the 13th. There is a very narrow strip on the planet that will be under a total eclipse. Of that very narrow strip, only a very small percentage will be on land, including Port Douglas. Read More