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  • Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly

    Prosecutor: Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to investigators before eventually confessing about his activities in the days after the attack, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. Defense lawyers have argued that Robel Phillipos, 21,...
  • Hundreds of potential jurors to be called for accused Boston Marathon bomber

    Hundreds of potential jurors to be called for accused Boston Marathon bomber
    At least 1,000 potential jurors will be screened for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said on Monday, after attorneys for both sides asked for a wide-ranging jury search. The process of picking the 12...
  • FBI agent testifies in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber

    FBI agent testifies in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber
    A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber denied visiting the suspect's college dorm room three days after the deadly attack, but later admitted to the visit, an FBI agent who interviewed the man testified on Wednesday. Robel Phillipos, 21, is on...
  • Registration open for Surf City event

    Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
  • Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival

    Run (and laugh) at 3rd Runner's World Half & Festival
    There's nothing funny about running a half marathon. For most people, it takes months of hard work, sweat, aches and pains. And despite the desire to "just finish" a 13.1 mile run, there's the added pressure to meet your training goal or set a...
  • At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title

     At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title
    Rita Jeptoo is in the third stage of her marathoning career. Stage one, when she was in a Kenya-based training group directed by Italian coach Renato Canova, started with her debut at the distance in 2004. It included a victory at the 2006 Boston...
  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics

    Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics
    There have been two big changes in Wesley Korir's life since he last ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, finishing fifth with a personal-best time in 2012. He and his wife, Tarah, have become parents for the second time, with an 18-month-boy,...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
  • She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her

    She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her
    HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body. So what...
  • Hartford Marathon Allows Runner To Fulfill Special Promise

    Hartford Marathon Allows Runner To Fulfill Special Promise
    Before Phil Ambard deployed to Afghanistan, he told his wife, Linda, that he wanted her to finish her goal of running 50 marathons in 50 states. If by chance anything happened to him, he said, it would be something positive for her to strive for, and a...