endurance endurance  /ˈɛn də rəns/


  1. (n) the power to withstand hardship or stress
  2. (n) a state of surviving; remaining alive


  1. Captain Lowell Smith and Lieutenant John Richter, flying in an Army de Haviland over San Diego, broke all previous endurance records by staying up for nearly 45 hours.
  2. While great endurance runners, get their speed from long strides, sprinters get much of their speed from a fast stride rate and from raw power.
  3. Recently, the endurance and hard work part of the achievement equation has gotten a lot of attention, and the role of raw talent and intelligence has faded a bit.


  1. Lehighton man attempting ultimate endurance challenge

    Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Doug Bowman, 44, of Lehighton, carries packs weighing up to 100 pounds to ready his body for the Spartan Death Race, an elite endurance race that will take place on June 21, in Pittsfield, Vt.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Times News

  2. Rejlers is the main sponsor of Swedish endurance race

    In September, it`s time for the endurance race ÖTILLÖ which is ranked as one of the toughest in the world. Rejlers is the main sponsor of the event for the second year in a row. Employees at Rejlers will ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Missoula endurance racing champion Corbin offers some food for thought

    When it comes to endurance race nutrition, Linsey Corbin is the quintessential Treasure State expert.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Missoulian


  1. "I still think I'ma couple weeks away," Vick said. "I'll use this time to get myself in shape, build my endurance, continue to strengthen my legs, continue to work my mind with the offense. : Just try to do all the right things to put myself...
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: Michael Vick Source: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

  2. "Yes, this is an option," the normally cautious Rogge told CNN. "It would not be necessary for all sports, sports with short durations would not be a problem. But definitely the endurance sports"
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Jacques Rogge Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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