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  • 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...
  • Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop

    Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop
    Michael Wardian is pretty busy over the next month. But when is he not? Wardian, an ultrarunner from Arlington, Va., will run the NU Hartford Marathon Saturday for the third time. Last weekend, he finished the Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota in 2:...
  • Marathoner Rita Jeptoo's legs have taken her a long way

    Marathoner Rita Jeptoo's legs have taken her a long way
    For Rita Jeptoo, running is not just a sport. Sure, the 33-year-old Kenyan is an utter athletic phenomenon, shattering the Boston Marathon course record in April by nearly 2 whole minutes (her time was 2:18:57) just six months after winning the 2013...
  • Switzer, Barker Discuss Their Roles As Running Pioneers

    HARTFORD – Kathrine Switzer and Molly Barker sat at the same table Thursday night in the corner of the room at the Hartford Hilton, feeding off each other's energy. The two women have a lot of it. Switzer, who ran the Boston Marathon in 1967...
  • Briefs: Final volleyball tryouts slated

    Club H Volleyball will hold its final three tryout sessions this weekend for girls' between the ages of 10 and 18. The first tryout is Friday, the second Saturday and final tryout is Sunday. All three sessions will be held at Golden West College...
  • Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award

    Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award
    Losing his limbs due to a bacterial infection at an early age taught Pompano Beach resident Michael Stolzenberg the importance of being able to persevere when life takes an unexpected turn. So when the 14-year-old double amputee saw others in a...
  • Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks

    Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks
    Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad! Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...
  • Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet

    Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet
    Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.  Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...
  • Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional

     Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional
    Obamacare was supposed to make our healthcare system friendlier to patients, and in many ways it's succeeded. But we still have a long way to go. For almost her entire life, Maria Rogers has been the picture of health. She's worked for years as a...
  • Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge

    Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering. “I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
  • Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules

    Boston Marathon bomber trial delayed two months, judge rules
    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...