The London Marathon was held earlier today, and among its runners? Astronaut Tim Peake, orbiting above the Earth on the International Space Station, and he set the world(?) record for running a marathon in space.
Here’s a way to keep in shape while in space: run a marathon. That’s what UK Astronaut Tim Peake will be doing tomorrow as he orbits above the Earth on the International Space Station.
Christmas means that there's not a whole lot of new TV this week, but there's still plenty to watch other than endless replays of A Christmas Story. For one thing, there's a spooky new Doctor Who special and the latest from the dystopian Black Mirror. Plus, marathons for those who prefer TV over yule logs.
Don Wright was diagnosed with myeloma—cancer in his blood cells and bone marrow—two weeks after running his first marathon. His doctor gave him a five-year survival estimate. Eight years later he has run 60 26.2-mile races in 41 states and takes just one pill per day to keep his cancer at bay.
I'm sure you'll agree with me that a marathon is tough work as is, but while wearing a gas mask? Which reduces oxygen intake by 30 per cent? It's obvious Marine Sgt Jeremy Soles is tough as nails.
These mysterious boxes, powered by car batteries, are popping up all over New York City. There's no cause for alarm, of course, but something's definitely afoot.
I've come to the conclusion that despite childhood fantasies, I will never be passionate or self-loathing enough to run a marathon. However, I could track a friend via SMS.