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Katherine Switzer comes to Wichita to inspire young females

Wichita, KS – Katherine Switzer made a special appearance at Wichita’s Botanica on Monday night hosted by Girls on the Run.

Switzer, a women’s sports and social advocate, iconic athlete, Emmy award winning commentator and author talked to a crowd about the importance of young girls and women feeling empowered. 70 more words


Boston Marathon 2016

I’ll admit, I’d been negligent.  No blog posts for 4+ months.  But how can you blame me.  Work had been HECTIC – and is only getting worse.  761 more words


120th Boston Marathon

On April 18th I ran the 120th Boston Marathon. Thankfully I keep pretty good records because there are days when it seems like I’ve done all 120. 642 more words

Craig Zelent

Man Convicted In One Fund Scam Denied Release From Prison

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man convicted along with his brother of scamming the Boston Marathon victims’ compensation fund out of more than $2 million using the name of a dead aunt has lost his bid to remain free while he challenges the conviction. 138 more words


The Starting Line

I’ve been a runner pretty much since I can remember.  I started running sometime around 4th or 5th grade when my dad used to get me up at 5 in the morning to run with him in the summer.   760 more words


Week 2: "Start printing the news..."

Howdy partners! It is I, The Long Distan… Just kidding, my name is David.

I am one day away from starting my actual training program for the first Marathon adventure at Lowell’s Bay State Marathon in October and I am excited but also a little pensive about the whole thing. 1,304 more words


Boston 2016 "Marathon Monday"

Here is was!  Creeped up slowly but surely over the last year… The day of the Boston Marathon.  So for those of you who run organized runs, you know that they all start around 7am.   1,699 more words