KALAMAZOO, MI – Bobby Longenecker is a pretty ambitious runner, but it seems he took it to another level this weekend. The 26-year-old from Lititz, Pa., set out to run marathons in consecutive days for the first time in his running career and he knocked it out of the park. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Courtesy of Hope Grable

When you are training for a race, you are learning how to pace yourself, how to be calm, and how to deal with roadblocks. The same principles can easily be applied to daily life.

Just ask Emily and Sydney - two fourth graders who are members of the Calhoun County branch of Girls on The Run

Melissa Gillette's husband Justin is two-time winner of marathon

Brian Reynolds won inaugural marathon in 2011. Indiana resident won the last two years

As of noon Wednesday more than 7,700 had signed up