posted: 04/16/2013 12:36 a.m.
BOSTON — Lelissa Desisa of Ethiopia snapped a string of three consecutive victories by Kenyan men in the Boston Marathon on Monday, but it was overshadowed when two bombs exploded near the finish line about two hours after Desisa and Rita Jeptoo crossed it to win.
posted: 03/04/2013 5:48 a.m.
1983 Joseph, McDaniel, 5:57:05, Sherwood, 25 1987 Keith, Minor, 5:57:17, Millington, TN, 42 1992 Barry Falcon, 5:57:29, Marietta, GA, 61
posted: 03/04/2013 3:55 a.m.
MEN OVERALL, NAME, TIME, HOMETOWN, AGE 1 Mark Chepses, 2:19:45, West Des Moines, IA, 36 2 Jesse Davis, 2:21:11, Indianapolis, 31 3 Daniel Kirwa, 2:23:08, Searcy, 26 4 Jake Buhler, 2:25:18, Edmond, OK, 26 5 Wojciech Kopec, 2:26:54, Searcy, 26
posted: 03/04/2013 3:52 a.m.
A year ago when I participated in the Little Rock Marathon, I was coming off an 18-month period during which I took up running, lost 80 pounds and eventually got to the point where I could complete a 26.2-mile race.
posted: 03/04/2013 3:51 a.m.
REBECCA MULLEN, 29 Little Rock, 2:58.16 (half-marathon ) Mullen was diagnosed with a noncancerous brain tumor in October 2003 that affected her vision and her endocrine system. Brain surgery came a month later during which some of the tumor was removed.
posted: 03/04/2013 12:05 a.m.
A pair of familiar faces crossed the finish line first Sunday at the 11th running of the Little Rock Marathon.
updated: 03/03/2013 2:08 p.m.
The 2013 Little Rock Marathon is underway, with thousands of runners from across the United States in town to take on the various courses in the 11th annual event.
updated: 03/03/2013 1:59 p.m.
Mark Chepses has made it three in a row.
posted: 03/03/2013 8 a.m.
Arkansas Online will carry a live stream of runners crossing the finish line of the marathon, half-marathon and 10K races on Sunday in the Little Rock Marathon.
posted: 03/02/2013 4:05 a.m.
When deciding how to market this year’s 11th running, Little Rock Marathon organizers settled on a “lucky” theme.
posted: 03/02/2013 3:45 a.m.
START East on Clinton at the Clinton Museum Store. Right on Dean Kumpuris at 0.2 miles. Right on 3rd at 0.3 miles. 1-mile mark at 3rd and Louisiana.
posted: 01/14/2013 5:36 p.m.
Medals that will be awarded to finishers of the 2013 Little Rock Marathon races were unveiled Monday by marathon officials.
posted: 11/03/2012 4:49 a.m.
Marathon runner Leah Thorvilson was strolling the streets of New York City when she learned through text messages that the New York City Marathon on Sunday was canceled.
posted: 10/21/2012 3:34 a.m.
Striding alone along Capitol Avenue, Leah Thorvilson didn’t need a reassuring peek over her shoulder as she coasted to victory in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K on Saturday.
posted: 10/15/2012 2:58 a.m.
Little Rock’s Leah Thorvilson will line up beside some of the world’s fastest women Nov. 4 for the ING New York City Marathon.