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New York City Marathon

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  • Wozniacki's bite of Big Apple helps win marathon match

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Training for next month's New York City Marathon was something Caroline Wozniacki does not recommend to her colleagues on the tour but the Dane admitted the extra stamina may have helped her overcome Maria Sharapova in a classic on...
  • On The Fly: Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Weekend In New Jersey

    On The Fly: Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Weekend In New Jersey
    Legalized sports betting is set to begin this weekend in New Jersey at Monmouth Park, but the professional sports leagues and the NCAA are still trying to stop it in court. Initially, allowing sports betting in the state was passed by New Jersey voters...
  • Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff

     Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff
    Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon. Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
  • Tight Finish In Half Marathon

    Tight Finish In Half Marathon
    HARTFORD — After 12 miles of the NU Hartford Marathon's half marathon, there were three runners in contention. "That last mile, we just kind of killed each other," Harbert Okuti said. Okuti, from Uganda, and Girma Gebre and Dereje Deme of...
  • 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...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven

    Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven
    Caroline Wozniacki will try to become the first five-time champion in the history of the WTA event now known as the Connecticut Open, Aug. 15-23 in New Haven. The following week, she will try to win a Grand Slam for the first time at the U.S. Open....
  • Dorney offers deals for last Wildwater weekend

    This is the final week that Dorney Park is open daily and the last chance for families to get wet at Wildwater Kingdom. And there's deals aplenty. In honor of back to school, the South Whitehall Township park is offering all students with a school ID...
  • Loyalty: Faxon Law New Haven 20K Road Race Is Hard To Skip

    Loyalty: Faxon Law New Haven 20K Road Race Is Hard To Skip
    In December of 2011, David Condit of Avon was diagnosed with brain cancer. After surgery and chemotherapy, Condit, a longtime runner, started running again and completed his 35th consecutive Faxon Law New Haven 20K road race on Labor Day 2012. But the...
  • Yankees latest team to install metal detectors at stadium

    Yankees latest team to install metal detectors at stadium
    The New York Yankees became the latest Major League Baseball team to introduce metal detectors to its stadium, part of a broader security push that will ultimately defeat its stated purpose. After testing the new screening method in a handful of...
  • Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks

    Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks
    Come for the music and stay for the movie. New York-based musician Lou Gallo will perform at 11:30 a.m. Saturday as part of Peas & Q’s, ArtsQuest's free children's series at Town Square at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Gallo, a 17-year veteran of New...
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...