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Want to run your first marathon? There's a watch for that.

The idea of running 26 miles can be daunting, especially if you're a beginning runner. But a slew of fitness trackers and GPS watches are helping people who have never run before get started and stay on track. CNET's Sumi Das shows us how the devices are motivating runners to finish their first marathons.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Hong Kong marathon may ban cell phones, selfies

Race organizers are concerned after many smartphone-preoccupied participants in this year's race caused foot traffic accidents.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Boston Marathon explosions online resource guide

Organizations are setting up sites useful for tracking down friends and family, donating blood, or finding out the latest news after the Boston Marathon tragedy.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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YouTube creates 'Explosions at Boston Marathon' video page

YouTube creates a spotlight page devoted to video and news related to the deadly bombings near the Boston Marathon finish line.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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World flocks to funding sites for victims of Boston Marathon blasts

Strangers the world over step up in droves to boost crowdfunding efforts for severely injured victims of this week's Boston Marathon bombings.

By Apr. 19, 2013

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Boston Marathon: Text, social media help get out updates

As news of the explosions spread, many phone lines were down, but some people sent text messages or used Twitter and Instagram to let others know they were OK.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Paralyzed woman completes London Marathon in robot suit

A ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows a paraplegic woman to start and finish the London Marathon, covering the 26.2-mile course over 17 days.

By May. 9, 2012

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24-hour design marathon to benefit children's nonprofit

A challenge is under way to help one lucky nonprofit come up with a new Web site and marketing plan.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Can you Kayak a marathon--or a jail?

A recently launched start-up called FindTheBest takes the comparison engine model that Kayak made popular and attempts to apply it to everything else on the face of the planet. It might work.

By Sep. 9, 2010

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At Eco-Marathon, going for 2,500 mpg--or more

High school and college students will be vying for the bragging rights that come with designing and building the most fuel-efficient vehicle.

By Apr. 12, 2011