Tag: running

Apr 8, 2015

Indiana Jones Real Life Boulder Scene

Indiana Jones Real Life Boulder Scene

A group of friends use a giant zorb to recreate the famous Indiana Jones boulder scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Mar 26, 2015

Rover Completes First Ever “Mars Marathon” with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

Rover Completes First Ever "Mars Marathon" with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

[NASA JPL] NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, working on Mars since January 2004, passed marathon distance in total driving on March 24, 2015, during the mission’s 3,968th Martian day, or sol. A drive of 153 feet (46.5 meters) on Sol 3968 brought Opportunity’s total odometry to 26.221 miles (42.198 kilometers). Olympic marathon distance is…

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Mar 12, 2015

Charles Eugster Runs 200m in Under a Minute. Charles Eugster is 95-Years-Old

Charles Eugster Runs 200m in Under a Minute. Charles Eugster is 95-Years-Old

Watch 95-year-old Dr. Charles Eugster set a new age-group World Record in the indoor 200m—his age-group is 95 years and over. His new record of 55.48″ knocked a massive 2.4″ off the previous record, set by American Orville Rogers in March 2013. To learn more about Eugster, visit http://www.silvergreysportsclub.com.

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Jan 29, 2015

Picture of the Day: Never Finished

Picture of the Day: Never Finished

Photograph by Philip L. Hillman On Tuesday, a mystery Bostonian was spotted shovelling the snow off of the iconic Boston Marathon finish line. The city had just been hammered with over 24 inches (61 cm) of snow and Philip Hillman captured the pic above from the Charlesmark Hotel on Boylston street. The mystery shoveller…

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Sep 16, 2014

Guy Hops Off Train, Sprints to the Next Stop and Gets On Again

Guy Hops Off Train, Sprints to the Next Stop and Gets On Again

Watch this guy race a train on the London Tube from Mansion House to Cannon Street. Astute viewers will note that the train did beat the runner since it had already arrived at the next station before he made it onto the platform. However, judging from the GoPro footage there was plenty of opportunity…

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Aug 7, 2014

Every Runner Has a Reason. This is Ronnie’s

Every Runner Has a Reason. This is Ronnie's

Every runner has a reason. For 54-year-old Ronnie Goodman, it sets him free. Ronnie has been homeless for two years and his two passions while he looks for a place to live are painting in a rented studio every afternoon – and running every day. You can read more about Ronnie’s story at SF…

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