Stories tagged: marathons
Mon., July 17, 2017, 5 p.m.
‘American runners have never been slower,’ a new report says – but why?
The report, based on more than 34 million individual race results from 1996 to 2016 and published on the Dutch website RunRepeat.com, focuses on marathon results. It finds that the …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Former Bloomsday winner Buzunesh Deba inherits 2014 Boston Marathon win, but not the prize
Buzunesh Deba will leave the Boston Marathon with one champion’s medal this week. She would like to make it two.
UPDATED: Mon., April 21, 2014, 1:07 p.m.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
“The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than …
Sat., April 20, 2013, 3:30 p.m.
FBI interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev after 2011 tip
WASHINGTON (AP) — A foreign government told the FBI in early 2011 about information that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, was a follower …
Fri., April 19, 2013, 8:46 a.m.
Uncle urges bombing suspect to turn self in
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect is urging his nephew to turn himself in. Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md., said Friday that …
Wed., April 17, 2013, 1:46 p.m.
Source: Officials see potential suspect in bombing
BOSTON (AP) — Investigators poring over photos and video from the Boston Marathon have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly bombing but do not know his name …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012, 12:55 a.m.
Urgency added to superstorm recovery as temps drop
NEW YORK (AP) — Falling temperatures on Sunday put more people at risk in a region already battling gasoline shortages, stubborn power outages and spasms of lawlessness in the wake …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012, 10:51 a.m.
Bloomberg: NYC Marathon will go on
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg came under fire Friday for pressing ahead with this weekend’s New York Marathon in a city still reeling from Superstorm Sandy, with some …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2011, 6:39 a.m.
Family endures ultra adventure in Sahara
T he Sahara Desert was a high point for the Lowe family, led by a father with a weakness for challenging his endurance. In the past year, Ted Lowe of …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2011
Hazards of desert trek paled to Cairo taxi
“Cairo was a dump,” Ted Lowe said, recalling the day he arrived in Egypt with his daughter and son to race an ultramarathon in the Sahara Desert. They bought all …