| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:59 AM
For years, the University of Illinois has been recognized as the premier training environment for wheelchair racers in the United States.
Now the United States Olympic Committee has designated the university as an official U.S. Paralympic training...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The federal judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev agreed Wednesday evening to delay the trial start date for two months, but rejected a defense request to move the case out of the Boston area.
U.S. District Judge...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:36 AM
They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson.
They knew each other as statistics.
Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PBS and CBS took home the most Emmys Tuesday night for news and documentaries, while ABC's "Nightline" won three of the awards in various categories - the only other outlet to win more than two awards at the event.
The National Academy of Television Arts...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:32 AM
I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Amy Hastings and Molly Huddle, both 2012 Olympians, run together just about every day, even if they don't have the same workout. And they often train with Kim Smith, a three-time Olympian from New Zealand.
All of them live in the Providence area. Last...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:44 AM
When Ben Chebot crossed the LVHN Via Marathon finish line in 2 hours, 40 minutes and 56 seconds on Sunday morning, the race announcers proclaimed him to be from Oakland, Calif.
But he's not, really.
He grew up in Newton, Mass., training on the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:19 PM
It's been called the second-fastest marathon in the country, and when the LVHN Via Marathon and Marathon Relay teams take off on Sunday morning from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, almost 1,800 people will be running by the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The buzz will start downtown early next week before growing to a roar a few days later as the harbor fills with tall ships, the skies with flashy jet formations and the city's largest tourist attractions with massive crowds.
More than a million visitors...
| Sep 2, 2014
You can call him "The Run Doctor."
If your feet are failing you, he knows what to do, and with authority.
Austin Sedicum, a Quakertown podiatrist who is the clinical director of Upper Bucks Foot & Ankle Medical Center, does more than just treat your...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:36 PM
The O'Neill Coldwater Classic is accepting video submissions from non-sponsored surfers through Friday for the chance to win a wild-card entry into the event, which is in its second year.
The classic will be run between Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at Steamer Lane...