Marathon runners to carry clocks on foot
- Sneaker sensors keep marathon runners on track. // Design News;7/20/98, Vol. 54 Issue 14, p77
Deals with the sensor system, used for the first time extensively for the Boston Marathon. How the chip on the runner's sneaker works; Comment from Jack Fleming, spokesperson for the Boston Marathon race; Other uses of the technology.
- CALENDAR APRIL 2011. // Stuff;May2011, Issue 146, p44
A calendar of events related to technological innovations and other events in Great Britain in April 2011 including the arrival of the Xperia Play from Sony Ericsson, Virgin London Marathon, and Portal 2.
- ALBERTANS. // Report / Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition);03/27/2000, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p3
Presents the stories of a few residents of Alberta. Robert Chin, whose company Helixsphere has developed a new method of propelling wheelchairs; Jenny Cartmell, University of Alberta volleyball player who won five national championships during her college career; Mitch Cunningham, who, after...
- Going the Distance. Seydel, Carie A. // Airman;Dec2000, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p20
Focuses on several participants of the United States Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Weight problems of Senior Airman Celena Lea'l; Health benefits of running for Mark Tesmer, chief of financial management in the Air Force Materiel Command; Participation of...
- Shhhh! Don't tell anyone. Burfoot, Amby; Post, Marty // Runner's World;May95, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p15
Evaluates the Air Rift, the first running shoe with a split toe. Plans to introduce the shoe at the Boston Marathon; Comments from Ed Kinnaly, Nike product manager for running shoes; Projected retail price.
- Zombots, Afternoon Tea, and Organic Beer. Benyo, Rich // Marathon & Beyond;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
The author reflects on the 42nd annual Portland Marathon on October 6, 2013. He recalls the marathon running in 1980 and its development. The author discusses the popularity of zombots (zombies and robots) in marathon running. He offers information on the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, a three-hour...
- IMAs help office tackle key aircraft modernization issues. Hamilton, Tana R. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Oct2001, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p26
Features the role of individual mobilization augmenters in the organization. Operations at Mobility System Program Office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; Development of teams working aircraft modernization issues; Facility of updated avionics and safety equipment; Modernization of Air...
- I Can Live With the Beeps. Milo, Paul // EE: Evaluation Engineering;Feb2007, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p6
The author reflects on the use of a wrist-mounted Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver during his training runs and marathons to help him become close to his anticipated pace and expected finish time. He explained that the device beeps occasionally to indicate that it has lost contact with...
- THE INFLUENCE OF TECHNOLOGY ON marathons: RUNNING 26.2 MILES. CANTU, DIANA // Technology & Engineering Teacher;Sep2013, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p28
The article offers information on marathon running, highlighting technological innovation in running. It states that advancements in timing and course certifications and runner timing/tracking have provided many runners with an overall better marathon experience. It mentions that as the...