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  • Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go

    Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go
    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s been seven months since the announcement. And, as of Sunday, it’ll be eight weeks until the inaugural One City Marathon is here. This brings a chuckle to Jason Todd, the president of Flat-Out Events, which is...
  • Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. Athletics Kenya requested more time for further investigation after the three-time...
  • Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund

    Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund
    A Portland, Maine, woman was arrested Wednesday for filing false claims with a charity that helps victims of the Boston Marathon bombings pay for injuries sustained in the 2013 terror attacks, prosecutors said. Amey Molloy, 49, was not injured in in the...
  • Lawyers for Boston Marathon suspect seek to suspend jury selection because of Paris attacks

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a...
  • Boston: Wicked Good Olympic Site

    Boston: Wicked Good Olympic Site
    The Boston Olympics? There may be mixed feelings in Boston about The Hub as the Olympic host in 2024, but from Connecticut the prospect looks absolutely delightful. It's hard to get to places like Sochi, Beijing or Rio de Janeiro. Boston, right up the...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    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...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Via Marathon, Run for the Red Marathon registration

    VIA MARATHON 1 Register now for the annual Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon, which will be Sept. 13, and you'll save yourself some money. Fee to register is $95 through Jan. 8. The last day to register will be Aug. 9 or when the marathon is...
  • Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep

    Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep
    Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side! Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
  • Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting

    Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting
    When Uriel Lara needs to pray, he doesn’t go to church or light a candle in his Avondale apartment. He goes to the forest preserve in suburban Willow Springs and runs 10-16 miles on the trails there. The miles don't come as easy as they used...
  • An American triumph in Boston

    An American triumph in Boston
    About four hours after the start of the 117th Boston Marathon in 2013, I was inside a city subway car near the race’s finish line. It wasn’t until emerging from the station in Westborough, Mass., where my hotel was, that I learned two...
  • Boston Marathon trial set to start unless appellate court intervenes

    The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case Friday formally denied requests to delay the trial until September and move it outside of the city, reiterating a decision he announced earlier this week. Defense lawyers for defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said...