| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:14 PM
David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival.
The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
| Oct 10, 2013
Like many runners, Brian Tolsma worries that once he starts feeling thirsty during a hard workout, he's in trouble: His body has started to break down.
That's why Tolsma will force down as much water as possible on the day before Sunday's Bank of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Former Northern State standout runner and Milbank native Jeremy Van Veen finished 53rd overall in the Chicago Marathon Sunday.
The 34-year-old Aberdeen man was 49th in the men’s division and the 30th American to cross the finish line. His time...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Boston was a rough-and-tumble city when I knew it in my teens and early 20s. It was, as Seth Mnookin suggests in “Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love” (Mariner: 354 pp., $16 paper), defined by “the Combat Zone and Filene&...
| Sep 24, 2013
Evanston resident Kevin Valentine, 55, ran the Boston Marathon for the fourth time in April, enjoying the beautiful weather while maintaining a moderate pace because of a sore leg from running downhill through the route.
After he finished, it took about...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Meet Chuck Aron. This 67-year-old dynamo has run half-marathons, full marathons, raced in Chicago, raced in Boston, raised thousands of dollars for charity — and is the inspiration for “Chuck’s Chicks,” a group of women he...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Ryan Hopper heads toward the finish line at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon next month, he knows those marathoners he ran with in the Boston Marathon in April will be deeply embedded in his thoughts.
“I want to run for the runners...
| Sep 16, 2013
North Center resident Pete Beuscher had planned to run the Boston Marathon for the first time in 2012, but when temperatures hit 90 degrees, race organizers offered runners a chance to try for better weather in 2013. The 45-year-old decided to do just...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A Massachusetts court on Monday issued a default arrest warrant for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev so he can be arraigned on state charges in connection with the killing of an MIT police officer.
Tsarnaev, 20, is in federal custody and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
It's great to see that Bobby Bowden, the greatest coach in major college football history, is finally back in the fold at Florida State and today will attend his first FSU game since being forced out after the 2009...
| Oct 29, 2013
At the beginning of the summer, my wife and I took our grandsons and their friends to a weekly outdoor farmer's market and arts and crafts fair in the South End of Boston, which hat runs from May through October. The kids loved the food trucks, the...