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  • Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career

    Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career
    Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career. Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4. The awarded is given to a...
  • Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days

    Easing into outdoor workouts on sultry summer days
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Can't take the heat? Fitness experts say one way for outdoor exercisers who dread the long, hot summer days of steamy runs and breathless aerobics during a heat wave is to embrace it. "It takes most healthy people 10 to 14 days to...
  • Commentary: A marathoner reflects on Boston tragedy

    A marathon brings tens of thousands of runners to a single spot in a celebration of human energy, work ethic and common joy. I have stood, packed together with marathoners at the early-morning start line, feeling strong, secure and anticipatory. What...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his disgusting fangirls

    When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old accused of the Boston Marathon bombings, arrived for his arraignment at a federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday morning, he rolled in with an entourage -- “a four-vehicle motorcade that included a van, a...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty to Boston bombing charges

    WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public court appearance Wednesday, leaning over a microphone and repeating again and again in a Russian accent “not guilty” to potential capital murder charges in a federal courtroom packed...
  • Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?

    Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?
    My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey. This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
  • Bombings Hit A Race That Is Peaceful At Its Heart

    Bombings Hit A Race That Is Peaceful At Its Heart
    Amby Burfoot was a little more than a half mile from the finish line Monday, running happily with childhood friends from Groton, when suddenly a human traffic jam confronted him. "I thought it was drunken college students," Burfoot said. "As I got...
  • Three Simsbury Residents Among Runners In Boston Marathon

    Lisa Riordan was with her husband and their children about a block away when the bombs went off Monday near the finish line during the Boston Marathon. "We were very aware of what it was, we felt and heard the explosion," Riordan said. "And after seeing...
  • Rolling Stone stirs controversy with alleged Boston bomber cover

    Rolling Stone stirs controversy with alleged Boston bomber cover
    Rolling Stone is drawing criticism for the cover of its upcoming issue, which depicts the alleged Boston Marathon bomber in what some observers are calling a rock 'n' roll glamour shot. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the magazine's Aug. 1...
  • Rolling Stone editors speak on cover photo of alleged Boston bomber

    Rolling Stone editors speak on cover photo of alleged Boston bomber
    Rolling Stone editors have updated the publication's current article on alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with a statement explaining the reasoning behind using a cover photo of Tsarnaev that has drawn extensive criticism online and off. ...
  • Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover

    Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover
    Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians. How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
  • Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber a brilliant showcase for story

    Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber a brilliant showcase for story
    The latest Rolling Stone cover, featuring the angelic face of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has managed to accomplish several things. Not all of them are bad. First, it has outraged a community still hurting from the explosion,...