| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The bombs did not stop a field trip of first-graders from making a picnic lunch on the sidewalk outside the Old South Meeting House Tuesday afternoon.
No, the gruesome pressure cooker devices did not dissuade a Kansas City couple from setting out for...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:51 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Burns Gallagher needed to lose weight.
First a little background:
She is an Ironman triathlete and a marathoner. She coaches other runners and triathletes. She is a lawyer in Hartford. She is the treasurer of the Hartford Track...
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Soon after the explosions, there appeared on the website of The Boston Globe a video of the moment. Runners in the city's iconic marathon are jogging across the finish line and everyone is cheering, when there is a clap of thunder and an orange bloom of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The afternoon of April 15, Beth Shluger's daughter had texted her mother a picture of herself standing in front of the row of flags from different countries represented by runners in the Boston Marathon — right where the first of two bombs would...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Stephan Shay's first road race after graduating college was the Stratton Faxon New Haven 20K on Labor Day in 2009.
That was the second year the race honored his older brother Ryan, who collapsed and died during the Olympic marathon trials in New York...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Local men's cyclists dominated the recent double-phased USA Cycling Track Nationals so thoroughly that three of them took home all the gold medals and Stars & Stripes jerseys awarded.
And all three race on the track for the Pure Energy Cycling ProAirHFA...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:53 PM
MYSTIC — When John Kelley was still alive, his former student and runner Jim Roy was already thinking about a statue commemorating his mentor.
He thought about running it by Kelley, but then scratched the idea. Kelley, the 1957 Boston Marathon...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Two years ago, while competing in a 5K run in Clermont, Danielle Frazier noticed a handful of runners a few paces ahead sporting T-shirts with an eye-catching catchphrase: Black Girls RUN!
And that's exactly what she did, running after the ladies to...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:58 PM
I got an email Tuesday from Weldon Johnson, editor of the invaluable track & field / running website letsrun.com, alerting me to its exclusive story reporting four-Chicago Marathon winner Khalid Khannouchi has retired from competitive running.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions
Navy safety Chris Ferguson has retired after suffering multiple concussions, The (Annapolis) Capital reported. "Chris met with the doctors and talked with his family, and that's the decision...