Marine Corps Marathon News
Meet the 2 wounded veterans running the Boston and London marathons tethered together
Among the thousands of runners chasing their dreams Monday at the 2017 Boston Marathon will be two men who are literally running together. Ivan Castro, 49, a U.S. military veteran who was blinded in both eyes in 2006 during combat operations in Iraq , will be connected by a tether line during the
President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor
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Sgt. Chesty XIII, Marine Corps Mascot Retires; New Mascot Appointed
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Boston Marathon Medical Tent Turns Into 'Mass Casualty Center'
This was the third year that Irene Davis, the director of Harvard University's Spaulding National Running Center, had volunteered her physical therapy services to the Boston Marathon. A little before 3 p.m. on Monday, she was standing near the back of Medical Tent A, talking to her husband, who
Beau Biden: 'My Mom Could Take' Paul Ryan in a Marathon
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, bashed Paul Ryan Wednesday for shaving more than an hour off his marathon time and even turned his attack into a family matter, saying “my mom could take him.” “The Romney-Ryan budget means what it says. I...
Active Network CEO Dave Alberga followed 2 loves to success
No matter how hard Dave Alberga trained, he'd routinely be "thrown a beating" whenever he entered a mountain biking race. Frustrated, the CEO of Active Network, who at the time in the 1990s was working at a technology company, asked a friend what to do. His friend's advice? "Give up." That wasn't
Excerpt: Rita Cosby's 'Quiet Hero'
Journalist Rita Cosby's father had refused to speak about his past. He grew up in Poland during the period before World War II. But after Cosby found some of her father's old belongings, she convinced him to tell his story and discovered her family's history. Read an excerpt of the book below, and
Hollywood Harriers Line up for NYC Marathon
Want to run around with celebrities? Then lace up those jogging shoes. Stars big and smaller turn up at various marathons worldwide, and this year is no exception. ER doc Anthony Edwards, raising cash to build a kid's hospital in Kenya, will be sprinting through the five boroughs of Manhattan at
Oprah's Struggle to Lose Weight
The new issue of O magazine has an extraordinary and inspiring essay and it by Oprah. It is for everyone who's ever said how did I let this happen again. She's talking about re gaining the weight she lost over the past two years and also learning a whole lesson about herself and about life. He BC's
O's Heavy-Skinny Oprah Cover Shows Weight Contrast
After Decades-Long Struggle With Weight Gain, Oprah Said She's 'Off the Wagon'