| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Corrosion, degradation and decay destroy a lot of history, but Massachusetts officials can thank the elements for helping uncover the past.
In a damp ceremony of discovery Thursday, snow-flecked excavators in Boston retrieved a time capsule whose...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in his first court appearance in more than a year, told a judge on Thursday that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21,...
| 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,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:56 AM
Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon.
The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
| 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...