| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:19 PM
STATEN ISLAND - A Notre Dame graduate student was among hundreds of runners who didn’t get to take part in the cancelled New York City Marathon, and instead chose to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.
“It wasn’t how I thought I was going...
| Nov 11, 2012
Name: Ed Ayres
City in which you live: Green Valley, Calif.
Day job: Retired environmental editor
Book title: “The Longest Race: a Lifelong Runner, an Iconic Ultramarathon, and the Case for Human Endurance”
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The names Nathan Orfanedes and Sydney Schneider may soon get erased from their schools' sports record books.
Orfanedes' seventh-place medal in the 800 meters at the 2012 Class 3A state track championships could rust or be stowed away. Schneider's...
| Jun 23, 2012
Jennie Finch began playing softball as a kid, and her passion and talent for the sport carried her all the way to the U.S. National Team and, in 2004 and 2008, the women's U.S. Olympic team. A star pitcher, Finch led her fellow Olympians to win gold and...
| Jul 29, 2012
WILLIAMSPORT — Three local employees of Dot Foods placed in the seventh annual forklift rodeo, a national competition held June 21 in Mount Sterling, Ill.
• Rob Cuddy, a 2009 champion, placed fifth in the forklift competition....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Victoria Savage, 87, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed away at home on Feb. 8, 2012, in the presence of her family, under the care of the Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born March 12, 1924, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Mary...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Ryan Bak, a Suffield native and Trinity College graduate who now lives in Bend, Oregon, finished 23rd in 2:15:12 at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday morning in Houston.
Lucas Meyer, a lawyer and former Yale All-American who lives in...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy?
When it comes to care and training of the modern distance runner, expert opinions are mixed.
| Apr 15, 2012
Before they can bask in glory, Boston Marathon runners on Monday will first bake in abnormally high temperatures -- so warm, in fact, that race organizers are taking several steps to warn participants and allow those concerned about the heat to instead...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:36 PM
SOUTH BEND -- A journey born out of tragedy and almost ended by it will finally end Saturday for Dr. Bill Gitlin, though not in the place he expected.
A South Bend dentist, Gitlin had planned to run the New York City Marathon last Sunday in honor of...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Ryan Sutter spends his workday helping people as a lieutenant with the Vail, Colo. Fire Department. Sutter, however, is likely better known to the public as the finalist on Season 1 of "The Bachelorette," in which he won the heart......