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  • Enfield Resident Finishes Marathon, But Witnesses Blasts

    Enfield Resident Finishes Marathon, But Witnesses Blasts
    Keith Almeida finished the Boston Marathon Monday about 12 minutes before the first explosion. He heard the blast from the finishers' corral located less than a mile from where the bomb went off. "It sounded like a cannon," he said. A few seconds...
  • They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500

    They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500
    The explosions prevented Kimberly Grauer from crossing the finish line at this year's Boston Marathon, a race she dedicated to her father who died two weeks before the April competition. On Sunday, she got her chance to end the race, but at a...
  • Teel Time: Boston Marathon bombing strikes at running's core

    Pete Watson runs, literally and figuratively, among the distance-running elite. He won bronze in the 5,000 meters at the 2001 Canadian national championships, and he coaches his brother Rob, a world-class marathoner. Monday the Watsons were in Boston,...
  • Glastonbury Runners Among Those At Boston Marathon

    Seven town residents participated in the Boston Marathon Monday, including two who said they completed the race shortly before twin explosions went off near the finish line. "I think for people who aren’t runners, they don’t necessarily...
  • Fitness Stories: KY3's Paul Adler Writes About his Boston Marathon Experience

    Fitness Stories: KY3's Paul Adler Writes About his Boston Marathon Experience
    Terror on a Grey Sweatshirt If you’ve ever seen a finger painting, you can picture what I’ve witnessed.  I can still see the four swipes in red that moved from the man’s chest and angled down toward his side.  It wasn’t the...
  • Commentary: Boston overshadows daily life

    Saturday, April 20, 5:55 a.m. I pull into the parking lot for our weekly distance run. Lot empty, but one car — Jake's hybrid. I bet he couldn't sleep. I reach for my water belt, exit my car. There's Jake. I deliver the first of many long grateful-...
  • 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...
  • Havel, O'Donnell win OC Marathon

    Havel, O'Donnell win OC Marathon
    Kimberly O'Donnell graduated from Harvard University last year and ran in the 2012 Boston Marathon. She has a strong connection with Boston. When the Boston Marathon bombings occurred last month, she immediately called friends and former roommates in...
  • Thousands Run In Grand Rapids Marathon & Half-Marathon

    Thousands Run In Grand Rapids Marathon & Half-Marathon
    A global field took part in Sunday's ninth annual Grand Rapids Marathon and Half-Marathon. The marathon got under way at 8 a.m. at the David D. Hunting YMCA at 475 Lake Michigan Drive NW in Grand Rapids. More than 5,000 people from five countries and 35...
  • High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon

    High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon
    Security was ramped up, bomb-sniffing dogs made their rounds and a moment of silence was observed before the first runners kicked off the annual O.C. Marathon on Sunday. Boston, it seemed, was on everyone’s mind. Kimberly O'Donnell, a 23-year-...
  • Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

    The deafening blast 50 feet behind Boston Marathon runner Tami Hughes jolted her right back to Sept. 11, 2001. "In the three seconds that it took me to turn around [last Monday], at first I'm like, 'Oh God, did a plane crash into a building?'" said...
  • 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...