| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
It's great to see that Bobby Bowden, the greatest coach in major college football history, is finally back in the fold at Florida State and today will attend his first FSU game since being forced out after the 2009...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her.
As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair.
She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands.
Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Tatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented wheelchair marathon Grand Slam with her most decisive victory of the four.
The University of Illinois senior took the New York marathon title Sunday by 3 minutes, 41 seconds over Wakako Tsuchida of Japan....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Dave McGillivray, the race director for the Boston Marathon since 1988 who has been involved in several other road-running events throughout the country, has taken on a new challenge as director of the 10K Across The Bay in November 2014. Five thousand...
| Oct 10, 2013
Rules on drinking and eating for a marathon have been fluid over the past three decades. Here's the latest advice from experts.
• When you feel thirsty, drink. "Listen to your body," exercise scientist Tim Noakes wrote in his book on overhydration,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course.
For a few months after...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed.
Who, he thought,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...