Friday 5: Something Different

We’ll call it a Friday 13 today. In light of the frantic search in Boston for the last suspect involved in the incidents at the Boston Marathon, let’s take some time to reflect on 13 of the images and statements that have shown the good side of humanity following the atrocities in Boston. Written and … Continue reading

World Marathon Majors Championships Awarded for 2011-2012

By: Scott McMahon With the cancelation of the ING New York City Marathon on November 4, the World Marathon Major standings for 2011-2012 became official. The two-year accumulation of points—done to allow elite runners proper rest and recuperation after each race—included nine different chances to tally points. Runners earned 25 for a first-place finish, 15 … Continue reading

Boston Heat Didn’t Steal Dreyer’s Chi

By:  Michelle Pafford Helms Soaring temperatures in the high 80s  surrounded much of this year’s Boston Marathon, giving 427 runners who did not race the option to defer to the 2013 race, as reported in Runner’s World Magazine, and contributing to hundreds who dropped out along the way. Of the 22,426 participants who reportedly began … Continue reading