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The U.S. Justice Department asked the nation's highest court Tuesday to review the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentence was thrown out over concerns with the jury selection process.
After a successful marathon in North Idaho last month, organizers with the company Negative Split hosted a socially distant Windermere Marathon on Sunday.
Kelli Gibbs ran in the Coeur d’Alene Marathon for the sixth time Saturday and it didn’t disappoint.
The coronavirus pandemic has put all sports on hold this summer, including competitive long-distance running. Organizers are hoping to blend some of the precautions that have allowed low-risk sports like golf to resume with a marathon format in North Idaho and Eastern Washington as a way to return to normal.
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic.
The Boston Marathon on Friday was postponed for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic, sacrificing the customary Patriots Day start in the hopes of preserving the uninterrupted 124-year tradition of the world’s most prestigious long-distance run.
Organizers of the Boston Marathon, the planet’s most celebrated footrace, are postponing the event until Sept. 14 because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday.
Former Shadle Park standout Nick Hauger finished ninth, and was the fourth American, in the 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup on Saturday in Langford, British Columbia.
The seed was planted early in Mariah McConnaughey’s running career.
Girma Bekele Gebre’s stunning third-place finish at the New York City Marathon has changed the Ethiopian runner’s life – a transformation possible because of his ties to a small Manhattan running club
Brigid Kosgei shocked the race world with what she did at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday – she had just smashed the world record by 81 seconds, is all – but she likely surprised just as many observers by what she said afterward. “It’s amazing for me. I’ve never believed that time (was possible),” said the Kenyan, whose mark of 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds eclipsed Paula Radcliffe’s previous record of 2:15:25, set at the 2003 London Marathon, as well as Radcliffe’s course record (2:17:18) set in 2002.
Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to complete a marathon in less than two hours although it will not count as a world record.
The ending is right there in the title, but Paul Downs Colaizzo’s film leans into the old adage that it’s all about the journey, not the destination, following the achingly hard work of Brittany’s trek toward the finish line of the New York City Marathon, and, ultimately, happiness.
The memorial to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is complete. Three stone pillars representing the three victims who died at the race’s Boylston Street finish line were installed early Monday, marking the final step of the $2 million project, which took four years to plan and develop.
Another friend posted his time from a weekend marathon, explaining that it was both a personal record at the distance (26.22 miles, to be exact), and a qualifying time for the Boston Marathon for his age group. I hope he gets the chance to run in Boston. For a runner, that’s the one you dream of running someday. But on this particular Sunday I was in awe.
Spokane resident Amy Biviano, diagnosed 26 years ago with epilepsy, plans to do a double marathon – 52.4 miles – to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation as part of the San Francisco Marathon on July 28. Eight days after the grueling run, she’ll check into UCSF for the first round of brain surgery.
Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round. Thompson eagled the par-5 18th for a 65.
Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows Golf Club. The 38-year-old Sharp, winless on the LPGA Tour, had eight birdies and a bogey. The 19-year-old Chun, also seeking her first LPGA Tour victory, had a bogey-free round.
A mishap with course barriers at the Coeur d’Alene Marathon on Sunday caused some runners to race along the wrong route. Organizers canceled award ceremonies for some events as a result.