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  • Running A Marathon In The Winter – Indoors

    Scott Sutter wanted to be a fighter pilot since he was 6 years old. When he arrived at The Citadel in South Carolina in the late '90s, he decided that he wanted to go into Special Forces, specializing in high-risk military missions. Then he discovered...
  • Mead ready for Boston Marathon

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon
    Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances. She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line. She's also no...
  • Running legends to participate in April's Blue Ridge Marathon

    Running legends to participate in April's Blue Ridge Marathon
    Running a marathon is tough.  Planning one might be even tougher. Organizers for the Blue Ridge Marathon are working on the big event right now.  It is April 20th and will feature some legends of running. 1972 Olympic Marathon gold metalist Frank...
  • Kara's Half Marathon Training Blog 2013

    Kara's Half Marathon Training Blog 2013
    April 26th, 2013 I found this interesting article about Jordin Sparks today. She has lost 55lbs. I noticed she has done it the right way... by taking 2 years. "The fact that I can look back on the past two-and-a-half years of my life and say, 'I did...
  • The responsibility of the media: Sorting through the Boston truths

    The chill down our collective spines late Monday afternoon and well into the evening may have dissipated somewhat from the events in Boston, but it will likely not be forgotten anytime soon. Much like 9/11, this event will stick with us. That...
  • Burfoot heads to Boston for 45th anniversary of his win there

    Burfoot heads to Boston for 45th anniversary of his win there
    Amby Burfoot says he has surprised himself this year. The 66-year-old Emmaus resident is training more and running more than he has in 20 years, and he's been doing it at a perfect time. On Monday, Burfoot will toe the line for the start of the Boston...
  • Boston Marathon: Love and running

    Boston Marathon: Love and running
    There has been talk of Jim Rosing going after his coveted sub-three-hour time at Monday's Boston Marathon. But it seems more just like playful teasing between he and his wife, Mollie. The actual general hope is that they run together, husband and wife,...
  • Losing faith? Go watch a marathon

    There are tears and pain along with toughness and resolve. Whether it's Boston or New York, Traverse City or Grand Rapids -- there's something about the marathon. The 26.2 mile race is the most unifying of all sporting events. There are no teams to root...
  • Springfield Boston Marathon runner recalls bomb explosions

    Springfield Boston Marathon runner recalls bomb explosions
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- After a canceled flight and a sleepless night night in an airport, one Springfield man has finally made it back to the Ozarks. American Airlines' network went down on Tuesday--causing turmoil for thousands of fliers.  It was...
  • Boston Marathon: A beautiful day for the 117th edition

    Boston Marathon: A beautiful day for the 117th edition
     Last year, it was 89 degrees. Today, it's 50 degrees cooler.  It's perfect weather for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, the annual 26.2-mile Patriots Day trek from Hopkinton to Boston.   Last year, about 2,500 runners ended up in the medical...
  • Danville runners pay tribute to Boston Marathon victims

    Danville runners pay tribute to Boston Marathon victims
    Wednesday night runners and walkers in Danville honored the people killed and hurt in Monday's Boston Marathon explosion with a memorial run. The runners first started with a prayer for the families of the dead and people wounded. Nearly 50 people ran...
  • Penn State Lehigh Valley student Matt Baranoski cycles to success in Scotland, Mexico

    Matt Baranoski started his spring semester at Penn State Lehigh Valley, and then took off for Scotland two weeks later. Baranoski, the Pennridge High School graduate and budding Olympic track cycling hopeful for 2016, took two weeks off from school early...