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  • Batman, Robin and a Peyton Manning hater keep Baltimore Running Festival colorful

    Batman, Robin and a Peyton Manning hater keep Baltimore Running Festival colorful
    Craig Martin jogged across the finish line, having dressed to the nines for a seven-mile run. At Saturday's Baltimore Running Festival, he ran the last leg of the relay race wearing a navy blue herringbone suit, tattersall shirt, blue-and-pink bowtie...
  • New York City Marathon Canceled After Flood Of Criticism

    New York City Marathon Canceled After Flood Of Criticism
    The New York City Marathon has been canceled, following a flood of criticism against Mayor Bloomberg and marathon officials who had planned to hold it in wake of Hurricane Sandy aftermath. The announcement came in Friday afternoon as a result of a...
  • Security, Response Is Everyone's Job

    We are reminded periodically that life on Earth is fragile. Asteroids, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, flu outbreaks and other natural disasters draw our attention to the risks. Indeed, the hazards are many and, as we learned in Boston, some are man-...
  • Willington's Red Tape Foils Running Zombies

    When Christina Mailhos ran for first selectman of Willington in 2011, she promised to "hit the ground running." She didn't anticipate a scenario in which running away from zombies would represent one of the challenges of her time in office. Mailhos...
  • Editorial: Heartbreak At The Finish Line

    Editorial: Heartbreak At The Finish Line
    The Boston Marathon is a rite of spring in New England, one of the great festive days of the year. Many's the time we've gone up early for the Red Sox game and then walked over to Kenmore Square to watch the runners scoot or struggle past. The city is...
  • Editorial: We Won't Be Cowed By The Terrorists

    Editorial: We Won't Be Cowed By The Terrorists
    What say everyone go to the Boston Marathon next year, to cheer the runners on, support the city and simply make a statement about what kind of society we want to have? That is a society that holds great outdoor celebrations that people can attend...
  • Alain Mimoun dies at 92; French runner won 1956 Olympic marathon

    Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
  • Disney World adds 10K, Dopey Challenge to expanded marathon weekend

    Disney World adds 10K, Dopey Challenge to expanded marathon weekend
    If you thought Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge was crazy (running both Disney's marathon and half marathon), things are about to get Dopey. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend, Jan. 8-12, will expand to five days and will include a 10K, along with the...
  • Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend adds new race, new challenge and new medals

    Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend adds new race, new challenge and new medals
    Building on the success of its women-focused events, runDisney is broadening the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Disney World next year by adding a 10K and a new two-race challenge. The Princess 10K gives runners of various levels more...
  • Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon

    Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity. Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.  It...
  • Doctors: Marathoners' reliance on painkillers poses risks down the road

    Doctors: Marathoners' reliance on painkillers poses risks down the road
    As part of her marathon training, Daisy Carranza has taken an over-the counter pain reliever nearly every day for the last several months. On race day Sunday, she's prepared to pop at least seven Extra Strength Tylenol capsules: two at the starting line,...