marathon

Shark Ends Swim
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A great white shark forced an early end to a Northern California man's Golden Gate swim. Simon Dominguez was trying to be the first person to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the Farallon Islands, a distance of about 28 miles...
Man Attempts to Run Marathon Nude
It was likely meant to be a joke, but nude marathon runner Brett S. Henderson wasn't laughing Sunday when he got tased by police officers and slapped with public indecency and obstructing official business charges.
The 35-year-old Cincinnati resident was running -- sans clothes -- in Sunday&apos…
American Sumo Wrestler Becomes Heaviest Man To Complete Marathon
Kelly Gnieiting just became the heaviest man to complete a marathon over the weekend. Just over 26 miles and he did it at 9 hours, 48 minutes and 42 seconds. Guinness had the previous record at 275 pounds as Kelly Gnieting clocking in at just under 400 (396.2) pounds. This story is making headlines …