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  • Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics

    Marathoner balances 2 pursuits: running, politics
    There have been two big changes in Wesley Korir's life since he last ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, finishing fifth with a personal-best time in 2012. He and his wife, Tarah, have become parents for the second time, with an 18-month-boy,...
  • She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her

    She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her
    HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body. So what...
  • 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...
  • Casey Affleck to Star in Boston Marathon Drama (EXCLUSIVE)

    No stranger to films set on his home turf, Massachusetts native Casey Affleck is attached to star and produce a film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Based on the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, the spec was written by...
  • Altitude exercising: the high and low

    Altitude exercising: the high and low
    I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...
  • PBS, CBS Are Biggest Winners At Emmys For News, Documentaries

    PBS and CBS took home the most Emmys Tuesday night for news and documentaries, while ABC's "Nightline" won three of the awards in various categories - the only other outlet to win more than two awards at the event. The National Academy of Television Arts...