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  • Tinley Park couple aiming for Runner's World cover

    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. Jamie...
  • At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video

    At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video
    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....
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    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,...
  • Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation
    The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
  • Spartan Race next challenge for Schuylkill County boy suffering from ALPS

    Spartan Race next challenge for Schuylkill County boy suffering from ALPS
    Blake Broadhurst used to run around and play in his Orwigsburg community just like any other 13-year-old. But he suddenly found out he was not like other 13-year-olds. "I was playing football and tackled someone and my nose started bleeding," he...
  • Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has launched development of "Stronger," the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott...
  • On The Fly: Fellow Driver Says Stewart Saw Ward

    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...
  • Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K

    Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K
    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....
  • Jack Pressmann cross country race postponed until November

    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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Grab The Torch To Change The World At The Ethel Walker School

    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...
  • Running: Looking for finish line

    This October will mark six years that I will have been contributing to the Capital Gazette sports section musings on the state of local running. I must admit there have been some signs recently that it might be time to hand off this most enjoyable...
  • Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race

    Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race
    Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...