| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Condolences to the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed late Saturday night when he was hit by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's car on a dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. In a gruesome scene captured on a fan's video, Stewart...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:31 AM
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday.
Sara Wood of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
After 40 years, the words still sting — and motivate.
"I was told I never would have the leg speed to run on the collegiate level, to run in marathons and to be successful," Sue O'Malley's high-school track coach in Stroudsburg, Pa., told her....
| Jul 30, 2014
A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World.
A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World magazine's December issue as part of a contest run by the magazine.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad!
Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:06 PM
HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford.
Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Budd Coates is known as a multi-time U.S. Olympic marathon hopeful, the fitness guru of Runner's World and Bicycling magazine parent Rodale, and one of the most helpful running coaches when it comes to first-timers attempting their first 5K, 10K or...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...