May 05 4:27 a.m.
“People have embraced it as a way to give their purpose of running that marathon an extra jolt,” says Dave Watt, executive director of the American Running Association. “People do select races because it [fundraising money] goes to worthy causes.” Read More
Apr 23 6:53 a.m.
"Defending champion and Olympic gold medalist Sammy Wanjiru, world champion Abel Kirui and Duncan Kibet, the second fastest man ever, told reporters on Friday they will combine to run as a national team until near the end of the 42.195 kms event." Read More
Apr 22 6:39 a.m.
A reporter stops by to see the end of the Boston Marathon, and notices 80-year old Walter Bortz. Nobody special, Walter Bortz. "He wasn’t the first runner. He wasn’t the last runner. He wasn’t the oldest runner." He does happen to be an international expert on aging, however, with a message for anyone who has a birthday every year. And he walks the walk. Read More