Posts Tagged Marathons

Female winner of St. Louis marathon stripped of title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Organizers of the St. Louis marathon stripped the winner of her title this week, saying she had crept onto the course late in the race for the second consecutive year to make it appear she had run all 26.2 miles.

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Thief steals sneakers from Boston Marathon bombing survivors

BOSTON (AP) — Police are searching for a thief who stole nearly a dozen pairs of donated sneakers and athletic items from two Boston Marathon bombing survivors.

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Subdued remembrance will mark 2 years since marathon bombing

FILE  - In this April 17, 2013 photograph, flowers and signs adorn a barrier, two days after two explosions killed three and injured hundreds, at Boylston Street near the of finish line of the Boston Marathon at a makeshift memorial for victims and survivors of the bombing. Boston will mark the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings Wednesday, April 15, 2015 with a subdued remembrance that includes a moment of silence, the pealing of church bells and a call for kindness. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston will mark the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings Wednesday with a subdued remembrance that includes a moment of silence, the pealing of church bells and a call for kindness.

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Enhanced security to remain in place for Boston Marathon

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Tight security will be in place again for the Boston Marathon — the second since the deadly 2013 bombing at the finish line.

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Ethiopia’s Lemma wins Vienna City Marathon after solo run

Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the Vienna city marathon, in Vienna  Austria, on Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo /Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia dominated the Vienna City Marathon Sunday, running on his own for the last 15 kilometers after other pre-race favorites struggled with the wind and injuries.

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