| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:30 AM
MOUNT DORA — Runners will load up on carbs and doublecheck their shoelaces before taking off to enjoy sunny skies, rolling hills and waterfront views this weekend during the third annual Mount Dora Half-Marathon, 5K and fun-run.
Close to 1,300...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping.
The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.
The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing had her leg amputated this week after several surgeries, but before she let it go she hosted a break up party to say goodbye, according to KHOU.
Rebekah DiMartino of Texas has been struggling with her...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:15 PM
At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house.
Holiday lighting fans from across...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:15 AM
In an abrupt about-face that could put him behind bars, anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to pursue an investigative story using stolen government documents on “Run,” Episode 21 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:30 PM
MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads.
"I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
| 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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device."
"A home-made bomb, a...
| Nov 13, 2014
Buddhists speak of the "third half of life," and at age 70, Karen Armstrong is well into what might be called the third half of her career. First was a time as a member of a Catholic religious order — a nun — in England and as a student at...