Press Releases from Harvard & MIT 
Harvard University Gazette 
Fuel efficiency for marathoners: New research helps runners set the right pace for 26.2 miles 
22 October 2010 
MIT News 
Fueling up for 26.2 miles: HST student develops model that can help marathon runners pace themselves to a strong finish 
22 October 2010 
MIT News 
Mathematical model helps marathoners pace themselves to a strong finish: New research helps elite runners fuel up and set a pace for 26.2 miles 
21 October 2010 



Press 
CNN 
Math helps marathons 
22 October 2010 
Discover Magazine 
Running by the Books: Math for the Marathoner 
22 October 2010 
Fox News 
Math Helps Marathoners Reach the Finish Line 
22 October 2010 
Men’s Health (Germany) 
Den Marathon mathematisch packen: Eine Rechenformel soll helfen, die optimale Kalorienaufnahme während eines Marathons zu berechnen (The marathon pack mathematically: A formula to help calculate the optimal caloric intake during a marathon) 
22 October 2010 
MSNBC 
Hey marathoners: Avoid hitting the wall! HarvardMIT student devises formula that helps runners carb load so they finish strong 
28 October 2010 
New Scientist 
Formula for the perfect marathon carb load 
22 October 2010 
Reuters 
Hey marathoners: Avoid hitting the wall! HarvardMIT student devises formula that helps runners carb load so they finish strong 
28 October 2010 
Reuters 
Marathon man: How not to hit the wall 
22 October 2010 
Runner’s World 
A New Science Is Born—Computational Marathoning (in Peak Performance by Amby Burfoot) 
21 October 2010 
Science Magazine 
Random Samples: Up Against the Wall 
29 October 2010 
Science News 
Marathoning made easy; Or at least endurable, by keeping to a realistic pace 
21 October 2010 
The Boston Globe 
Medical student/marathoner creates formula for not hitting the wall 
22 October 2010 
The Boston Globe (Print Edition) 
Marathoner’s formula for not hitting the wall 
25 October 2010 
The Daily Mail (UK) 
Marathon runners can avoid ‘hitting the wall’ with carbcalculating formula 
22 October 2010 
The Daily Telegraph (UK) 
Formula to run the perfect marathon 
21 October 2010 
The Economist 
Carbon economy: Marathon running 
23 October 2010 
The Independent (UK) 
How marathon runners can avoid ‘the wall’ 
22 October 2010 
The Los Angeles Times 
A formula for an ideal marathon pace might stave off hitting the wall 
22 October 2010 
The New York Times (Sports Section) 
Marathon man: How not to hit the wall 
21 October 2010 
The Wall Street Journal (Ideas Section) 
Week in Ideas: Physiology: Avoiding the Wall 
23 October 2010 
TIME Magazine 
A Formula to Help Marathoners Avoid Hitting the Wall 
22 October 2010 
U.S. News & World Report 
Marathoning Made Easy 
25 October 2010 
Wired 
Marathon Math: How Not to Hit the Wall 
22 October 2010 



Radio 
National Public Radio (NPR) 
Avoid The ‘Bonk’: Running A Marathon Scientifically 
24 October 2010 
BBC Radio 4 “Today” London 
Beating the marathon “wall” 
22 October 2010 
Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) 
Quirks and Quarks: “Marathon Mileage” 
27 November 2010 



Press 


AchimAchilles (Germany) 
Wissenschaftler entwickelt Formel für perfekten Marathon (Scientists develop formula for perfect marathon) 
22 October 2010 
Business Panorama (Germany) 
Marathonzeit mit mathematischem Modell errechenbar (Marathon time be calculated with mathematical model) 
22 October 2010 
Competitor 
Sports Science Update: Predicting The Wall 
28 October 2010 
CyberPresse (French Canada) 
Comment éviter «le mur» lors d’un marathon (How to avoid “the wall” during a marathon) 
26 October 2010 
Der Standard (Austria) 
Marathonlauf 
28 October 2010 
Discovery News 
Marathon Running Made Easy (Sort of) 
22 October 2010 
Examiner.com 
Avoiding a marathon bonk: The man behind the formula, Benjamin Rapoport part 1 
29 October 2010 
Examiner.com 
Avoiding a marathon bonk: The man behind the formula, Benjamin Rapoport part 2 
29 October 2010 
Examiner.com 
Avoiding a marathon bonk: The man behind the formula, Benjamin Rapoport part 3 
29 October 2010 
Fifteen Minutes 
Calculating the Perfect Race 
4 November 2010 
FOCUS Online 
Genug Energie für den Marathon (Enough energy to run a marathon) 
21 October 2010 
HealthZone (Canada) 
How not to ‘hit the wall’ during a marathon 
22 October 2010 
Infocera 
Ways to avoid hitting the wall during marathon: Report 
23 October 2010 
Laboratory Equipment 
Marathon Math Model Fuels Body 
26 October 2010 
Medical News Today 
The Mathematical Way To Fuel Up For 26.2 Miles 
22 October 2010 
MedIndia 
A Mathematical Formula to the Aid of Marathoners 
26 October 2010 
Metrolic.com 
Mathematics Solves Marathon Running Problems 
22 October 2010 
Muy Interesante (Spain) 
Matemáticas para correr la maratón 
25 October 2010 
MyFox (Washington, D.C.) 
Scientist Develop Formula to Help Runners Complete Marathons 
22 October 2010 
National Post (Canada) 
Marathoners can beat the wall with a new calorie calculator 
25 October 2010 
ORF Science (Austria) 
Mit Mathematik schneller ins Ziel (With mathematics faster to the finish) 
22 October 2010 
Ottawa Citizen (Canada) 
Beat the wall with a new calorie counter 
26 October 2010 
Physical Therapy Products 
Researcher Tips Marathoners on Fuel Efficiency 
26 October 2010 
Planet Insane 
Avoiding the Wall in Marathon 
22 October 2010 
PresseText (Germany) 
Marathonlaufen kann die Gesundheit schädigen: Mediziner empfehlen genügend Training und Schmerzfreiheit (Marathon running can damage health: Physicians recommend enough training and freedom from pain) 
26 October 2010 
R & D Magazine 
Mathematical model developed to help marathon runners pace themselves 
25 October 2010 
Rediff 
Formula could help avoid ‘hitting the wall’ 
22 October 2010 
RedOrbit 
Runners Can Now Calculate Calories Needed For Energy 
22 October 2010 
Science Centric 
Mathematical model helps marathoners pace themselves to a strong finish 
23 October 2010 
Scientias.nl (Netherlands) 
Hoe loopt u de perfecte marathon? (How you run the perfect marathon?) 
25 October 2010 
Sify 
Now, a mathematical formula to help marathoners sprint to a strong finish 
22 October 2010 
SINA (China) 
数学公式助马拉松运动员避免速度障碍 (Mathematical formula to help marathon runners avoid the speed barrier [Chinese]) 
23 October 2010 
SmartPlanet.com 
Endurance calculator could generate new product line 
27 October 2010 
SpektrumDirekt (Germany) 
Mathematisches Modell für den Marathon (Mathematical model for the marathon) 
21 October 2010 
Spiegel Online (Germany) 
Optimaler Kalorienhaushalt: Mathematische Formel stärkt Marathonläufer (Optimal calorie budget: Mathematical formula strengthens Marathon runners) 
22 October 2010 
The Harvard Crimson 
Running, Fueling the Distance 
28 October 2010 
TheMedGuru 
Formula to help athletes avoid hitting the wall 
25 October 2010 
Times Live (Johannesburg) 
Your Health: What To Do For Your Fitness This Week 
25 October 2010 
Top News (Singapore) 
Formula may prove to be helpful in avoiding hitting the wall 
23 October 2010 
Top News (UK) 
Harvard Graduate Invents Formula for Marathon Runners 
23 October 2010 
Top News (UK) 
A Mathematical Formula by a Marathoner 
26 October 2010 
TriathlonBusiness.com 
Avoid the wall with Running Endurance Calculator 
23 October 2010 
UmweltPanorama (Germany) 
Marathonzeit mit mathematischem Modell errechenbar (Marathon time be calculated with mathematical model) 
22 October 2010 
UPI 
Marathoners can avoid ‘hitting the wall’ 
22 October 2010 
Visit Bulgaria 
A Formula To Prevent Marathoners From Hitting The Wall 
23 October 2010 