| May 12, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Mary Wittenberg is leaving after 10 years as president and CEO of New York Road Runners, the organization in charge of the New York City Marathon.
Road Runners said Tuesday that Wittenberg's two top deputies, Michael Capiraso and Peter Ciaccia, will take...
| May 11, 2015
| 9:13 AM
One of the world's great distance runners has unexpectedly retired.
Two-time Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie said goodbye after the Great Manchester Run in Britain on Sunday.
"I'm very happy to stop here," he told reporters. "I knew this was going...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 6:40 PM
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,...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 5:25 PM
NEW YORK — Joe Kelly pitched one-hit ball for seven innings and the Boston Red Sox ran over the Yankees 8-4 Saturday, hours after winning their own New York City marathon.
Bleary-eyed, the teams started at 1:08 p.m. following Friday night's game...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:04 PM
She's the Wizard of Woz, the woman who ran the New York City Marathon — "You don't know what the wall is until you hit it," she said — who posed, tastefully, for the recent Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue . . . who once was ranked No. 1 ....
| Dec 10, 2014
Marylander McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month
The United States Olympic Committee named Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden, who grew up in Clarksville and attended Atholton, Female Athlete of the Month for...
| Feb 18, 2015
A video of Shawn Friedkin on his hand-powered cycle ready to roll is posted on the website to register for the fifth annual "emb(race) our differences" on Sunday.
Forget that Friedkin is 51, paralyzed from the chest down and just took part in the New...
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
In the not-so-distant past, Kim and Daniel Held struggled with their weight.
Fast food was a regular part of the Alburtis couple's diet and exercise was absent. When they began to have a family three years ago, the couple started to change their lives...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The 2014 New York City Marathon will have plenty of star power when runners depart from the starting line this weekend.
Meb Keflezighi, who last spring became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades, will highlight...