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Boston Marathon

Heat Forces Thousands Of Boston Marathon Runners To Sit Out

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports

By JIMMY GOLEN, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON -- Temperatures rising into the 80s slowed the field at the 116th Boston Marathon and may have convinced as...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.16.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I always loved going to the start of the Boston Marathon the morning of the race. Of all the sports events I covered, it seemed the most real and unadorned.

Women On The Run: The Colorful History Of Women In The Boston Marathon

Posted 04.16.2012 | Women

Don't ever tell a woman she's not "allowed" to do something. You can attempt to persuade her with logic. You can lobby her. You can even try to sweet-...

Women on the Run: The Colorful History of Women in the Boston Marathon

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Don't ever tell me I'm not "allowed" to do something. You can attempt to persuade me with logic. But forbid me from doing something? That's an invitation. And that's what I'll be thinking about today, on April 16th, the 40th anniversary of women running in the Boston Marathon.

FLASHBACK: 'Duel In The Sun' | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

Three decades later, Alberto Salazar and Dick Beardsley still are linked, just as they were for the final 9 miles of the most unforgettable of the 115...

How Fast Can A Human Run A Marathon?

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Geoffrey Mutai had barely crossed the Boston Marathon finish line in an unprecedented 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds when the murmurs began. ...

Heat Forces Boston Marathon, Runners To Adjust

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

BOSTON — The Run for the Hoses. The Duel in the Sun. The Inferno. As the prospect of 80-degree temperatures looms over Monday's Boston Marathon...

This Student Run Might Break A Very Weird World Record

Posted 06.12.2012 | College

The University of New Hampshire’s Tom Gounley, a double degree student, knows what it’s like to go through college with a few balls in the air. On...

U.S. Marathon Pioneer Dies

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Sports

STONINGTON, Conn. -- John J. Kelley, winner of the 1957 Boston Marathon and known to his fans as the first modern American road runner, has died. Amb...

Man Falls 5 Stories While Watching Boston Marathon

AP | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

BROOKLINE, Mass. — A 22-year-old man watching the Boston Marathon from the roof of an apartment building has been hospitalized after he crashed ...


Posted 06.18.2011 | Sports

Kenyan Geoffry Mutai ran the fastest marathon ever on Monday, winning the 2011 Boston Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 2 seconds. On...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The champion Lakers lost their opening playoff game to New Orleans, while the Celtics knocked off the Knicks on a clutch Ray Allen three-pointer.

Rick Hoyt Finishes Marathon As Spastic Quadriplegic With Cerebral Palsy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Team Hoyt is made up of father, Dick Hoyt, and his son, Rick, who compete together in marathons across the country. Their motto is simply, "You can." ...

April 21st: Rosie Ruiz Steals Boston Marathon

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I hope to offer explanations that shed new light on my story, and maybe shed light on the medal that will be given back to me when everyone realizes I did not, in fact, take the subway to the finish line at the Boston Marathon in 1980.

Manners Marathon

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi R. R. Smith

Thousands of runners and their fans have descended upon Boston for this, the 114th running of the Boston Marathon. While I will not be donning my sne...

Boston Marathon 2010 Underway: Runners Off To The Races

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

HOPKINTON, Mass. — The normally quiet town of Hopkinton is bursting with activity as thousands of runners gather for the start of the 114th Bost...

Robert Cheruiyot Wins Boston Marathon In Record Time

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Let him be known from Copley Square to Kenya as "Robert the Younger" – the second man named Robert K. Cheruiyot to win the Boston...

Valerie Bertinelli Finishes Boston Marathon (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Valerie Bertinelli finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, four days before her 50th birthday. Along with her trainer Christopher Ross Lane, the actre...

NYRR to Make History With Marathon Lottery Broadcast

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

The New York Road Runners will be the first organizers of a major marathon to televise the lottery selection for the field in its ING New York City Marathon scheduled for November 7.

Robert Cheruiyot, Salina Kosgei: Kenyan Past Marathon Champions To Run New York Marathon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Past major marathon champions Robert Cheruiyot and Salina Kosgei of Kenya will run next month's New York City Marathon. The 31-year-...

Valerie Bertinelli Running Boston Marathon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BOSTON — Valerie Bertinelli plans to run the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research. The actress says she recently shed 40 pounds. ...

Women on a Marathon

Andrea Hagelgans | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Hagelgans

A path for women has been blazed at the NYC marathon. But in places like the Congo and Afghanistan, a girl's first encounter with running usually involves running away from danger.

Three Tips for Growing Younger with Age

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

If you are willing to exercise regularly and eat on the slim side, even though the clock is ticking away, you can perform well both physically and mentally into your 90s.

Patriots' Day -- It's Not About the Marathon

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

Joseph Warren's story remained buried, overshadowed by the more illustrious Founders with better biographers. He became the most important Founding Father most of us never heard of.

Joe the Plumber Vs. Lilly Ledbetter

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

When Obama mentioned Ledbetter in a debate, McCain muttered that it would create "a trial lawyers dream." He claims lawyers could take advantage of women who allege discrimination.