RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Marathon

A collection of news and information related to Marathon published by this site and its partners.

Top Marathon Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
  • Heart of Boston : Marathon sneakers form iconic image

    Heart of Boston : Marathon sneakers form iconic image
    A Boston Magazine cover of multi-hued sneakers shaped into a heart, framing the headline “We Will Finish the Race,” is drawing acclaim as a symbol of hope and recovery in the aftermath of the deadly marathon bombings. The May issue,  which...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • Lincoln's Frith finishes first in Bluegrass 10K

    Lincoln's Frith finishes first in Bluegrass 10K
    Emily Frith, who missed last year’s race because of a stress fracture, didn’t have any high expectations going into the 2013 Bluegrass 10,000 in Lexington on July 4. The 19-year-old Stanford runner was simply looking at the 6.2-mile event as...
  • After the Boston marathon bombing, focus on the heroes

    Amid the bedlam, terror and despair, we must focus on this. We must never forget this: Goodness still abounds. Courage is plentiful. People can be, and often are, heroes. As the surreal video of the Boston Marathon bombing looped over and over on TV, I,...
  • Runner takes on Boston and Chicago marathons again, this time for a cause

    Evanston resident Kevin Valentine, 55, ran the Boston Marathon for the fourth time in April, enjoying the beautiful weather while maintaining a moderate pace because of a sore leg from running downhill through the route. After he finished, it took about...
  • Attorney raises marathon amounts for charity

    Meet Chuck Aron. This 67-year-old dynamo has run half-marathons, full marathons, raced in Chicago, raced in Boston, raised thousands of dollars for charity — and is the inspiration for “Chuck’s Chicks,” a group of women he...
  • Chicago, Boston offer runner best of all worlds

    When Ryan Hopper heads toward the finish line at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon next month, he knows those marathoners he ran with in the Boston Marathon in April will be deeply embedded in his thoughts. “I want to run for the runners...
  • Local runner tackles Chicago 5 months after finishing Boston Marathon

    North Center resident Pete Beuscher had planned to run the Boston Marathon for the first time in 2012, but when temperatures hit 90 degrees, race organizers offered runners a chance to try for better weather in 2013. The 45-year-old decided to do just...
  • Chicago remains 1 of 8 elite 'World Marathon Major' cities

    Two years. Eight marathons. Nearly 210 miles. And $1 million at stake. The World Marathon Majors is neither for the fainthearted nor the undertrained.  In January 2006, marathon organizers in Boston, London, Berlin, New York and Chicago joined forces to...
  • Boston University student's phone 'wouldn't stop buzzing' at mile 23

    While Cambridge, Mass., resident Azeem Khan was a graduate student at Boston University, he would be swept up in the annual celebration surrounding the Boston Marathon. “The entirety of the city just celebrates this day,” said 25-year-old...