Boston Marathon

Skechers Is So Uncool It's Cool

Like the people who wear its shoes, Skechers investors were very comfortable. This spring, investors got pinched.<p>The decidedly uncool footwear company’s shares produced a total return of 836% from 2012 to 2017. That was 3½, 4½ and 14 times the performance of Adidas, Nike and Under Armour, …

Investing

MLive Media Group names chief revenue officer

Jeannie Parent has been appointed chief revenue officer for MLive Media Group. She previously served as president and publisher for the Michigan …

Bay City

Falmouth Road Race 2018 Guide: Route, Traffic Restrictions, More

Here's everything you need to know about this weekend's race.<p>FALMOUTH, MA – The 2018 Falmouth Road Race will take place this Sunday, Aug. 19. The …

New England

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor Will Try to Win Back-To-Back NYC Marathon Titles At 25

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor will return to the New York City Marathon on Nov. 4th in hopes of defending his title from last year, New York Road Runners …

Marathons

Mile 22’ reunites Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg for adrenaline-filled CIA tale

LOS ANGELES — The action packed “Mile 22” (opening Friday) is a departure in a couple of ways for Mark Wahlberg.<p>This fourth film with director Peter …

Boston

Dierks Bentley's 'Greatest Character Builders' Are His Kids

<b>Dierks Bentley</b> is a country music staple. From the time he arrived on the scene back in 2003, he’s maintained a reputation for bringing the party and …

Country Music

2018 Falmouth Diary: Des Linden to Run for Fun at New Balance Falmouth Road Race

Des Linden is one of the finest distance runners in America. Her focused training, with time spent in the cold of Michigan and the humidity of …

New Balance

Shalane Flanagan Will Return To Defend Her NYC Marathon Title, No Retirement Yet

Shalane Flanagan has decided not to retire and will run the 2018 New York City Marathon in hopes of defending her title. She announced her decision …

Marathons

How drinking too much water can be dangerous, even deadly

Staying hydrated when participating in warm weather activities or simply spending time outdoors in the summer is essential.<p>Drinking water can keep …

Mayo Clinic

Shalane Flanagan Will Defend New York City Marathon Title at Age 37

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Shalane Flanagan was supposed to be done with competitive running after last year’s New York City Marathon.<p>Then she won it, ending a four-decade drought for American women as she broke the tape crying, shrieking a profanity and pumping her fist. Five months later, in April, the …

Sports

12 Stories for Young (and Young-At

<i>These children’s books will inspire a love of swim, bike, and run.</i><p>Everyone loves a good book, but it’s likely your kids don’t share the same …

Triathlons

Kirui, Chumba and Kosgei join Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite field

The list of elites who will toe the line at the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7 is growing. Previous winners <b>Abel Kirui</b> and <b>Dickson</b> …

Running

Here's How to Get the Most Out of Using the Treadmill for Race Training

The “dreadmill.” The “hamster wheel.” If you’re like me, you’ll run outside in almost any treacherous condition to avoid running on the treadmill. …

Marathons

First ‘Lingzi Dream Dash 5K’ Held To Honor Marathon Bombing Victim

BOSTON (CBS) – A 5K run-walk was held to honor a victim of the Boston Marathon bombings was held on a unique route Saturday in Boston.The first …

Boston University

Jamie Lee Curtis Elaborates on How Jake Gyllenhaal Helped Connect Her With 'Halloween'

Jamie Lee Curtis has elaborated on a June report that Spider-Man: Homecoming star Jake Gyllenhaal helped connect her with the Halloween sequel …

Jamie Lee Curtis

Hilltop High can’t wait to take the field

Homecoming is going to be something special at Hilltop High this year.<p>And, not just the annual football game, held this year on Oct. 19 when the …

Sports

Mature Wonder Revealed

—<br>Shakespeare wrote of our sense of wonder in “The Tempest”:Oh, wonder!<br>How many goodly creatures are there here!<br>How beauteous mankind is! O brave new …

Multiple Sclerosis

Here are 5 Marathons For a Last Chance at Qualifying for the 2019 Boston Marathon

If you are trying for a last shot at qualifying for the 2019 Boston Marathon, here are 5 marathons that could help you grab that time and to get in …

Marathons

People with Disabilities Get Creative to Make Clothes Work for Them

Fashion designers are bringing adaptive clothing into the mainstream, but some customers say that the garments don’t fit their bodies or their …

Disability

The CrossFit Games Will Now Allow Transgender Athletes to Compete

The decision follows in line with recent rule changes from running events like the Boston Marathon.<p>Following in the footsteps of the Olympics and other running events like the Boston Marathon, CrossFit has announced that transgender athletes will be allowed to compete in the CrossFit Games starting …

Marathons

Go the distance with Krista Duchene’s monster marathon workout

Practice running at marathon pace and then slightly faster to prepare for the demands of 42.2KThe post Go the distance with Krista Duchene’s monster …

Marathons

Banning Alex Jones is no big deal for Apple. For Facebook and YouTube, it’s a different story

This week, the tech industry reached a uniform—though apparently uncoordinated—decision to ban content from Infowars’ Alex Jones. The popular conspiracy theorist has argued that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy was a hoax and that the FBI engineered the Boston Marathon bombing. But …

Internet

Katie Rainsberger, Lilli Burdon, Others Not On Oregon's 2018 Roster

Katie Rainsberger, Lilli Burdon, Others Not On Oregon's 2018 Roster<p>Today, the University of Oregon released its 2018 cross country roster, and some …

Track & Field

8 tips from the athlete who made the most incredible comeback from injury

Tim Don was the world’s fastest IRONMAN athlete when he broke his neck and had bolts screwed into his skull. Six months later he ran a 2:49 marathon. …

Boston Marathon

Megan R. Gavin

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Hartford

How to Kill the Free Press

Trump has spread distrust of the mainstream media, so that their reporting about his words and his administrative actions is not believed by his …

Donald Trump

Altra Tailors Their Shoes Specifically For Women

From day one Altra's Fit4Her™ design has met the unique needs of the female athlete.<p>Sarah Sellers knows a little something about beating the odds.<p>She placed second in the 2018 Boston Marathon— despite having to squeeze in workouts after 10-hour workdays, despite near-freezing temperatures and …

Running

Why Chicago Could Be Jordan Hasay's Best Race Yet

Jordan Hasay is in a much better place these days than she was three months ago at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, where she sat incapacitated on a bar …

Marathons

Simsbury Man Rides In Pan-Mass Challenge To Honor His Son

Simsbury resident David Hovey was one of more than 70 people riding in honor of his son, Davey Hovey, during the Pan-Mass Challenge.<p>Davey Hovey, who …

Cancer

Venezuela assassination try via drone sparks fears of copycat attack

The drone-bomb assassination attempt on Venezuela’s president has raised fears of copycat efforts by terrorists elsewhere.<p>Venezuelan president …

Drones