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New York City Marathon

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner

    Mount Dora Half-Marathon draws 1,300 runners including elite Brazilian runner
    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...
  • 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...
  • Kim and Daniel Held see fitness as a family affair

    Kim and Daniel Held see fitness as a family affair
    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...
  • Meb Keflezighi, NBA greats to highlight New York City Marathon

    Meb Keflezighi, NBA greats to highlight New York City Marathon
    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...
  • Under Armour launches Speedform Gemini running shoe

    Under Armour launches Speedform Gemini running shoe
    Under Armour has timed the launch of its much-talked-about Speedform Gemini running shoe to the days just before the NYC Marathon. The Baltimore sports apparel company unveiled the shoe, the latest version of the Speedform Apollo introduced earlier this...
  • Chicago Marathon winner tests positive for doping

    Chicago Marathon winner tests positive for doping
    Another multiple women’s winner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has run afoul of doping control. Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, who won a second straight title Oct. 12, tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO in an out-of-competition...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 11/2 log (updated Saturday PM with tennis matchups)

    6 a.m.    Golf: BMW Masters final round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf 6 a.m.    Tennis: Paris Masters doubles final: Marcin Matkowski-Jurgen Melzer vs. Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan.--Tennis Ch. 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at...
  • Tatyana McFadden wins New York City Marathon to complete second Grand Slam

    Tatyana McFadden wins New York City Marathon to complete second Grand Slam
    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, completing her second marathon Grand Slam. With first-place finishes in London, Boston, Chicago and New York over the past two years, the 25-...
  • On The Fly: Weather Suits The Patriots Just Fine

    On The Fly: Weather Suits The Patriots Just Fine
    Snow had to be cleared from the field, and cold and windy conditions greeted the NFL players. This weather was ideal for those from the Mile High City, right? Well, no. The only ones reveling Sunday were from New England as the Patriots defeated the...