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  1. Endurance sports - Ultra swimming's triple crown is its own prize...

    Doug Williams

    Three iconic routes -- the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and the island of Manhattan -- make up ultra swimming's so-called triple crown and beckon athletes to their cold, lonely waters, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  2. Endurance sports - Triathlons part of nurse-patient bond for Mary...

    Doug Williams

    Mary Jo Harte was a standup comedian and nurse battling weight issues when patient Patrick Stein -- affected by locked-in syndrome -- challenged her, and Harte is now prepping for a third fundraising effort in the Chicago Triathlon, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  3. Endurance sports - Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray...

    Doug Williams

    Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray started birthday runs when he turned 12 -- and he is still going, recently running 60 miles at 60, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  4. Endurance sports - Triathlete Russ Jones going strong after nearl...

    Doug Williams

    Pioneering triathlete Russ Jones is approaching 40 years in the sport and shows no signs of slowing down due to age, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  5. Endurance sports - Triathlons and fitness a big part of Jimmie Jo...

    Doug Williams

    Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR success is built in part on his dedication to fitness -- including triathlons and half-marathons -- and he is inspiring others to get fit as well, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  6. Endurance sports - Former Olympian Apolo Ohno now taking on triat...

    Doug Williams

    Apolo Ohno was once the best short-track speedskater in the world, but he's now challenging himself with the intricacies and difficulties of triathlons, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  7. Endurance sports - Escape From Alcatraz triathlon offers unique c...

    Doug Williams

    Inmates had a hard time breaking out of the infamous Alcatraz prison, and the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon presents many of the same challenges to elite and amateur athletes, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  8. Endurance sports - Norma Bastidas' mega-triathlon set a record fo...

    Doug Williams

    Norma Bastidas was a victim of human trafficking and recently completed a world-record 3,700-mile mega-triathlon to raise awareness and funds for the fight against trafficking, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  9. Endurance sports - Wings for Life relay takes spinal-cord fundrai...

    Doug Williams

    The unique Red Bull Wings for Life World Run featured 34 locations, global competition and a mobile finish line, all in the name of charity, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  10. Endurance sports - Grand Canyon runs are beautiful, spiritual and...

    Doug Williams

    The rim-to-rim Grand Canyon runs of Rob Krar and others are impressive feats and spiritual experiences, but it's a delicate balancing act between the desire and drive of athletes and the need to protect the park, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  11. Endurance sports - Scenery and challenges put the Big Sur maratho...

    Doug Williams

    The Big Sur marathon combines scenery, challenges and whimsy, making it one of the top destination races in the United States, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  12. Endurance sports - Tyler Andrews will go from treadmill record to...

    Doug Williams

    Tyler Andrews grew up watching the Boston Marathon, but he detoured through South America and set a treadmill world record before taking his first crack at the race, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  13. Endurance sports - Nepal a natural step for dominant trail runner...

    Doug Williams

    Megan Kimmel has dominated trial running in the United States in recent years, and a spring trip to train in Nepal has her primed for even more success when she returns stateside, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  14. Endurance sports - Blindness isn't stopping former Marine Steve W...

    Doug Williams

    Former Marine Steve Walker has lost all but 5 percent of his vision, but he's competing in triathlons, striving for the Paralympics and living a full life with his wife and daughter, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  15. Endurance sports - Cancer won't keep 81-year-old runner out of th...

    Doug Williams

    Moses Christian, an 81-year-old cancer patient, credits running with helping to keep him alive, but the upcoming Los Angeles Marathon could be his final race, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  16. Endurance sports - Dartmouth's Abbey D'Agostino is adding to her ...

    Doug Williams

    Five-time NCAA track and cross country champion Abbey D'Agostino of Dartmouth is chasing more titles and eyeing the 2016 Olympics, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014