| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Former Northern State standout runner and Milbank native Jeremy Van Veen finished 53rd overall in the Chicago Marathon Sunday.
The 34-year-old Aberdeen man was 49th in the men’s division and the 30th American to cross the finish line. His time...
| Oct 7, 2013
Conquer adversity. Rise to the top. Maintain excellence.
Chalk talk for a football team's locker room? Perhaps, but for world-class wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden, those words represent more than a mere rah-rah cry.
The 2013 Boston Marathon...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The ING Hartford Marathon will kick off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with about 15,000 runners expected to participate in the marathon, half-marathon, 5K and kids K races.
There is still time to sign up Friday for the races at the race expo, from 11...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:48 PM
As runners began arriving for the 36th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and race officials welcomed them and feted eight athletes who have crossed the finish line every time since the race began in 1977.
It will be the first...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:07 PM
City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
| Oct 10, 2013
Like many runners, Brian Tolsma worries that once he starts feeling thirsty during a hard workout, he's in trouble: His body has started to break down.
That's why Tolsma will force down as much water as possible on the day before Sunday's Bank of...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Cool temperatures and light winds made for a good run at Sunday's Prairie Fire Marathon.
But for one couple, it was the way the race began that improved their racing times.
Thirty-five hundred runners filled Wichita's downtown streets for the fourth...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:14 PM
David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival.
The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:21 PM
An online posting that intimated someone had dumped a body in Chicago's Jackson Park ignited a torrent of concern among social media users over the weekend and even prompted police to scour the area.
The posting occurred on a website called PostSecret....
| Sep 4, 2013
An open letter to the board of directors, Cynics United for Sanctimony and Snark:
I beg your forgiveness.
Monday was nuts. It was a holiday, of course. We had an out-of-town guest. Company coming. I was distracted, not myself. Maybe even temporarily...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:57 AM
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is imposing beefed-up security measures for the 26.2-mile race Oct. 13.
"The bag check is something we've been looking at for a couple of years," Carey Pinkowski, the...