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State sports briefs

posted: 07/31/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

RUNNING LR Marathon registration opens Friday Registration for the 2015 Little Rock Marathon weekend events will open at 10 a.m. Friday.

118TH BOSTON MARATHON: Keflezighi, 38, wins for his country

posted: 04/22/2014 4:19 a.m. Discuss

BOSTON — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon report

posted: 04/22/2014 3:53 a.m. Discuss

Hoyts run for final time This year’s Boston Marathon was the final farewell for two of the most recognizable faces in the race — father and son team Dick and Rick Hoyt.

This time, they got to the finish

posted: 04/22/2014 3:51 a.m. Discuss

For 25 miles, Jamie Merriman said she didn’t feel anything different while running the Boston Marathon Monday — until she turned right onto Hereford Street, a mile from the finish.

Crossing finish line main goal

posted: 04/21/2014 3:59 a.m. Discuss

The messages started pouring in to Tom Grilk’s office just hours after the bombings, pleading for an entry into the 2014 Boston Marathon.

Americans aligning for Boston

posted: 04/20/2014 3:08 a.m. Discuss

After the tragic events at the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year, many marathoners wanted to be in Boston this year, to show solidarity and to run the 26.2-mile race.

Off the wire

posted: 04/14/2014 3:22 a.m. Discuss

FOOTBALL 49ers LB Smith arrested San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

Getting it straight

posted: 03/06/2014 3:30 a.m. Discuss

The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate.

Top 5

posted: 03/03/2014 2:53 a.m. Discuss

MEN 1. Mark Chepses, W. Des Moines, Iowa, 2:25:45 2. Byran Morseman, Bath, N.Y., 2:26:16

Amid rain and cold, Thorvilson recaptures marathon glory

posted: 03/03/2014 2:53 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Leah Thorvilson didn’t want a serious reminder about how difficult the past 12 months have been in her running career, so she brought some levity to her quest to become a five-time women’s winner of the Little Rock Marathon.

1,500 still on course ‘rerouted’

posted: 03/03/2014 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Thousands of runners were waiting at the starting line of the 12th Little Rock Marathon, just before 8 a.m.’s scheduled sendoff, when race organizers began passing out clear trash bags to protect the runners from an array of elements the National Weather Service was predicting they might encounter.


posted: 03/03/2014 2:41 a.m. Discuss

MEN OVERALL, NAME, TIME, HOMETOWN, AGE 1 Mark Chepses, 2:25:42, West Des Moines, IA, 37 2 Bryan Morseman, 2:26:15, Bath, NY, 28 3 Arturs Bareikis, 2:28:38, Crestwood, IL, 27 4 Timothy Richard, 2:30:02, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 26 5 Jeffrey Hicks, 2:39:12, Kansas City, MO, 29 6 George Kitonga, 2:40:13, Tijuana Bc, , 34 7 York Thomas, 2:40:36, Omaha, NE, 25 9 Roy Witty, 2:44:24, Alsip, IL, 24 10 Brad Poppele, 2:44:58,

Finish lines: One ‘yucky,’ ducky day for Marathon

posted: 03/03/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

TRISTAN HOLLEY, 32 Washington D.C. 2:57.22 Holley viewed the Little Rock Marathon as a chance to get escape the bad weather that has plagued the East Coast all winner. Then, he is greeted by cold, rain and lightning, which forced some late runners off the course before finishing. “I had never seen so many hills and it felt very good to be out there.”

Weather forces reroute of LR Marathon, Half-Marathon runners

updated: 03/02/2014 4:25 p.m. Gallery Comment 1

Runners in the Little Rock Marathon and Half-Marathon will be forced to take alternate routes to find their way to the finish line.

Chepses, Thorvilson capture 2014 Little Rock Marathon titles

updated: 03/02/2014 11:37 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Two very familiar faces took home the men's and women's Little Rock Marathon titles on Sunday morning.


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