Marathons known to cause traffic rerouting and congestion but now they are also being linked to increase of heart attack deaths on race day.
Experts believe that marathon runners are most likely to suffer short-term acute kidney injury but its effects are almost negligible and the body can recover in as little as two days.
In the recent years, an increasing number of people are signing up for marathons and half marathons to support various causes. Evidently, more and more people are realizing the importance of it.
A new study claims that running long distances for over two decades could be detrimental to one's heart.
New research on professional runners reveals that running longer distances might actually have a protective effect.
Researchers from the United Kingdom develop a new DNA test that could tell people whether or not the they have the genetic makeup to withstand high intensity and high stamina training, like long distance running.
Terminally ill Iram Leon and his daughter crossed the finish line first in the Gusher's 26 mile marathon in Texas.
That shoe you recently bought may have cost you a fortune and are perhaps the best looking pair you have ever seen. But if they do not fit you well, neither its beauty, nor its cost is going to matter. It is going to be pure pain for you, with each step you take with it. Researchers from Loyola University Medical Center are all set to conduct a first-of-its kind study of marathon runners to determine if there is link between foot injuries and ill-fitting shoes.