Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

On the road to find the world’s funniest person

This undated photo provided by The Laugh Factory shows comedian Nitin Mirani from the United Arab Emirates. Mirani one of several comics featured in a competition known as the Funniest Person in the World. (AP Photo/The Laugh Factory)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.

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Tens of thousands expected for Detroit marathon

A runner stops to shoot the Detroit skyline with her phone during the Detroit marathon Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Detroit. The marathon weekend included races of a variety of lengths, besides the 26.2 mile marathon. An estimated 27,000 people participated last year. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Eric Seals)  DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES

DETROIT (AP) — A cross country coach from Milford High School has won the men’s division of the Detroit marathon, while an ex-Grand Valley State distance runner has taken the women’s title.

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