| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:32 AM
Mike Spinnler, director of the JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon, will be the guest speaker for the annual True Grit Awards Ceremony that will be held Tuesday, May 14, starting at 6 p.m. at Fountain Head Country Club.
Tickets cost $25 and are available by...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Elizabeth Chikotas enjoyed the challenge as a little kid of trying to keep up with her mother, Ann, during their Hellertown nature walks.
Chikotas loved attempting to beat the boys in the recess yard and during elementary school fun runs.
| May 30, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Eureka graduate and University of South Dakota runner Jeff Mettler was named to the Academic All-District honors, according to a release by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Mettler, a kinesiology major with a 4.0 GPA, was named 2013...
| May 12, 2013
| 7:48 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Running its streak of consecutive overall league titles to seven, the No. 5 University of Arkansas men’s track and field team won the 2013 SEC Outdoor Championships this weekend in Columbia, Mo. With the help of five SEC event...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:33 PM
The honors keep coming for University of South Dakota junior Jeff Mettler of Eureka.
He was named the USD male athlete of the year this week. This winter, he was the Summit League indoor track and field championship most valuable performer after...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
The first step of Jenny Barringer Simpson's athletic career began as a third-grader competing in a mile race around a soccer field. She finished second to a girl named Brittany Baxter.
Brittany went to become a cheerleader at Oviedo High School.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Three runners from Connecticut - Ryan Bak (above), a Suffield High and Trinity College grad, Shannon McHale of Simsbury and Lucas Meyer of Ridgefield - will compete in Saturday's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston. The men's race starts at 8 a....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Most runners don't move from the United States to Croatia and become Olympic marathoners.
But Lisa Stublic did.
Stublic grew up in Waterbury, ran for Crosby High School and has dual citizenship in Croatia and the U.S. She will be the first female...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Not only did Aaron Braun want to win the Manchester Road Race, he came in Thursday with the goal of breaking the 17-year-old course record.
He accomplished his first goal and came very close on the second.
Braun won the 76th annual 4.748-mile...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Eileen Darlington has a need to win.
Tennis has brought that out in her for years. Marathons are the latest activity getting her competitive juices revved up.
The Bethlehem resident finished her second marathon Monday in the Boston heat.
| May 13, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The Wichita State women's track & field team defended its Missouri Valley Conference title, winning the State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championship for the second-straight year, while the WSU men finished second in the team race Sunday at Cessna...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Ashley Williams' injured left groin kept her from competing in the Colonial League meet a couple of weeks ago.
It nearly stopped the Wilson sophomore from finishing the 100-meter hurdles race at last week's District 11 Class 2A competition.