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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

...Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any distance runner's career into an afterthought.Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 9...
Crimson Bears, Falcons warming up tracks

...get it solved. Unfortunately for us and for her, it will not work out this year. It is a real loss."Some new distance runners will try to fill her shoes. Among them is freshman Erin Wallace."We will be a pretty competitive girls team...
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...field of the nation's elite distance runners Saturday under clearing, 52-degree...her case as the top girls prep distance runner in Alaska history by setting...male and female high school distance runners from across the country will...
Today in History

...musician Rikki Rockett (Poison) is 53. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 52. Rock musician Ralph Rieckermann is 52. Middle distance runner Suzy Favor Hamilton is 46. Rock singer Scott Stapp is 41. Country singer Mark Wills is 41. Actor Kohl Sudduth is...
175km Trail of '98 Ultra to debut at this year's Road Relay for Chicago, he looks forward to taking in "nature's beauty" along the Road Relay route.Local long- ?distance runner, Keith Thaxter, has had a significant interest in running the entire race for years, and will put a major emphasis...
Local track athletes compete at Kodiak

...Klinnerts's 1986 state-meet record of 10:37.7 with a 10:13.87. This means Gerlach could be on pace to challenge distance runners in the 2014 crosscountry and 2015 track seasons. TMHS' Hall was second in 11:08.36 and Thorne Bay's Nyquest...
Today In Sports History

...The jump is the 30th time that Bubka has set the record indoors or outdoors, surpassing the 29 world records by distance runner Paavo Nurmi of Finland in the 1920s.1993 - Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA Championship for a third time, with a 2-under...
Crimson Bears track team boasts big numbers

...200 and then a good group of distance runners, but we are kind of missing...and 400 and a good group of distance runners that should be making a name...Barrows.The Crimson Bears distance runners will be more competitive than...
Sports Quote

...heart and dreams in his head."EMIL ZATOPEKEmil Zatopek (Sept. 19, 1922-Nov. 22, 2000) was a Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Sumer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5,000 meters...
In the Stacks: New young adult fiction

...Darius and Twig," by Walter Dean Myers. Two best friends in an uncertain world, Twig is an outstanding middle-distance runner, while Darius is a writer. Each is afraid that there's nothing after high school for themselves but the streets...


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