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  • Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston

    Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston
    Lisa Nemec started training for a difficult, hilly marathon course in January 2014 to prepare for the European marathon championships in Zurich. Nemec (nee Stublic), who grew up in Waterbury but has dual citizenship in Croatia and the United States,...
  • Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon

    Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon
    Fifty years ago on a Monday in mid-April, Wesleyan freshman Amby Burfoot decided to leave school for a day and skip track practice without telling his coach or anybody where he was going. It was April 19, 1965. The Beatles had released "Ticket to Ride"...
  • On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected

    On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected
    It is Boston Marathon Day, the 119th rendition of the nation's foremost road race. We don't have to say much about what this all means now. So if you are among the nearly 500 state residents running, prepare for a slightly chilly day with a chance for...
  • 30K runners, 28,200 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers

    The Boston Marathon includes 26.2 miles, 34 elite athletes, 30,000 runners, 87 countries, 1 million spectators and $830,500 in prize money. Oh, and 150 pounds of petroleum jelly, 992 portable toilets, 108,000 safety pins, 28,200 bananas, 33,984 fruit...
  • Lori Riley: Long After Olympic Days, Marie Davenport Ready To Try Boston

    Lori Riley: Long After Olympic Days, Marie Davenport Ready To Try Boston
    GUILFORD — One day a few years back, Marie Davenport was with her daughter Ciara at a playgroup when some of the other moms started talking about visiting Greece. One had gone on her honeymoon. Another's husband was from Greece. Had Davenport ever...
  • Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored

    At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows. But one century after his death and in the days leading up to Monday's Boston Marathon, Duffy's grave has been honored...
  • Boston to mark northeast Ohio woman's 100th marathon

    From the time she began running seriously more than 30 years ago, Jeannie Rice's goal has been to run 100 marathons by the time she reached 70. The 66-year-old northeast Ohio woman will have a chance to complete that ambition a few years early if she...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Italy searches by sea, air for 700 migrants believed lost in Mediterranean north of Libya Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized...
  • Tsarnaev jury back to court to review penalty phase schedule

    Jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are set to return to court so the judge can review the schedule for the second phase. The jury will be back in court Tuesday. In the trial'...
  • Official St. Louis Marathon winner to re-create 'breaking of tape' at Busch Stadium

    Andrea Karl crossed the finish line at the GO! St. Louis marathon to polite applause last weekend, having seemed to finish second in the women's division. On Sunday night the marathon's true winner will receive a more significant response when she re-...
  • 119th Boston Marathon

    Start times, with approximate number of entrants in parentheses — 8:50: mobility impaired (15); 9:17: wheelchair men (43); 9:19: wheelchair women (10); 9:22: handcycle (25); 9:32: elite women (40); 10:00: wave 1 and elite men (7,500); 10:25: wave...