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running charity A Woman Is Running Across the Irish Sea in a Giant Hamster Ball for Charity
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BBC presenter Lindsey Russell is planning to run across the Irish sea from Donaghadee in Northern Ireland and Portpatrick in Scotland. The run will benefit Sport Relief, a UK charity that raises money through sports related events. 

This specially made floating hamster wheel is nicknamed "Bobby". 


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Russell is expected to complete this awesome journey about 14 hours after her start time of 6:30 am today. 

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Don't tell British runner Laura Muir not to take a victory lap, got it?

Over the weekend, Muir won the gold medal at the European Indoor Atheletics Championships. But because the schedule for the events were so tight, officials tried to keep her from her victory lap. 

Then Muir realized she's a great runner. 

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bubble running rescue Florida Man Trying to Run to Bermuda in a Bubble Was Rescued by the Coast Guard (Again)
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Reza Baluchi was attempting to run from Pompano Beach, FL to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble. Although the Coast Guard officially warned him not to make the attempt due to dangerous water conditions, he set off on his journey anyway. Since he was making the journey totally alone, the coast guard had to save him. 

This isn't his first attempt, he was also rescued in 2014 during a similar trip:

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BAMF completely relevant news elderly marathon old people rock running - 5323532800
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At 100 years old Fauja Singh is the oldest person to finish a marathon, setting the record at the Toronto Waterfront marathon. The feat took him eight hours and twenty five minutes. Check for more information in the via link!

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