| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
What do Pope Francis, the royal baby and Miley Cyrus all have in common? They each made it into Facebook's "Most Talked About in 2013" list.
To celebrate the end of 2013, Facebook released a number of end-of-year lists on Monday. The lists include the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
It was one of the biggest unsolved crimes in recent Boston memory: three men, killed on Sept. 11, 2011, their throats slit, their bodies reportedly covered with marijuana.
But now, a suspect has been named in the lengthy court documents being filed...
| Oct 29, 2013
At the beginning of the summer, my wife and I took our grandsons and their friends to a weekly outdoor farmer's market and arts and crafts fair in the South End of Boston, which hat runs from May through October. The kids loved the food trucks, the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:18 PM
An amateur athlete fighting a continuing battle against brain cancer is set to rappel 365 feet down the side of San Diego's Hyatt building alongside an "American Idol" winner.
BethAnn Telford of Washington, D.C., is in Southern California for charity...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Boston loves its Red Sox, but after the team's World Series championship win Wednesday night at Fenway Park, many of the Boston faithful paid tribute to an entirely different sporting event, the Boston Marathon.
Amid the jubilation outside Fenway, which...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Dave McGillivray, the race director for the Boston Marathon since 1988 who has been involved in several other road-running events throughout the country, has taken on a new challenge as director of the 10K Across The Bay in November 2014. Five thousand...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her.
As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Tatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented wheelchair marathon Grand Slam with her most decisive victory of the four.
The University of Illinois senior took the New York marathon title Sunday by 3 minutes, 41 seconds over Wakako Tsuchida of Japan....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:20 AM
On April 15, 2013, four south suburban runners, friends and training partners, started running toward Boylston Street, the finish line of the Boston Marathon. They stopped just half a mile short of their goal, after two bombings near the finish line...