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Athletes brave extreme temperatures as heatwave shortens NYC Triathlon

New York City triathletes braved scorching temperatures Sunday as a heatwave continued to bake the Big Apple -- but some participants brushed aside the extreme weather.

Cheating mother shoves mom rival off feet to win race at daughter's school

She redefined pushing others to succeed in an educational setting: Now-viral footage captures the appalling moment a cheating mother shoved a rival mom the ground to win a competition at...

This 83-year-old just owned the Tough Mudder race

The octogenarian is the oldest person to compete in a Tough Mudder.

Relationship goals: Hungarian couples race in wife-carrying obstacle course

Around 30 Hungarian couples raced over rough terrain on Saturday in the nation's third wife-carrying contest.

Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women’s Boston Marathon

Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir won the women's division of the Boston Marathon on the 50th anniversary of the first official women’s race.

New Jersey teen running 50-mile ultra-marathon in support of veterans

Michael Ferrara is raising donations on behalf of VetREST.

Here's how NASCAR is building a million-dollar disposable track in LA Coliseum

How hard is it to build a temporary NASCAR track in a football stadium? About the same as a building a permanent one.

Strangers carry runner across NYC marathon finish line: video

When a man in a black tank top appeared to stumble under his own weight after nearly completing the grueling 26.2-mile race, two men each grabbed an arm of the...

'Cops' creator dies during off-road race in Mexico

John Langley, whose long-running TV series “Cops” dominated reality television for three decades, has died of an apparent heart attack during an off-road race in Mexico.

F1 driver's car turns into a fireball after scary wreck

French race car driver Romain Grosjean escaped a horrific, fiery crash at high speed during the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday, according to stunning footage and reports. The Formula One driver...