| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:50 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya's athletics federation will hold a hearing for Rita Jeptoo next Thursday, with the marathon runner ordered to attend along with two coaches and her agent as the East African country investigates its latest and possibly most...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:27 AM
ELLIE JEAN hadn't run in the cross country postseason since her freshman year because of injuries and soccer commitments, but she went out as a champion.
CLASS: Senior COACH: Ed Grace
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Won Class SS...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A crisp and chilly morning did not dampen the spirits of more than 6,000 runners taking part in the second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday.
With cheers, skips and fist pumping, runners took off at 7 a.m. from the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday will have more than twice as many runners as the inaugural race and will feature several new amenities.
"Safety is always a big concern, so we're going to have more runner...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation.
Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday.
Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind.
In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:01 PM
You're probably not going to beat him, but at least you can run for a while with a two-time Boston Marathon champ.
Geoff Smith will lead a three-mile jaunt at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Runner's Edge, 3195 N. Federal Highway, in Boca Raton. The workout...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Family members and friends bid a tearful farewell to Melissa Aiello, president of Coconut Creek-based Junior Achievement of South Florida, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when hit by a car while jogging.
Aiello, 60, was jogging eastbound on Royal...