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Knotek of Moose Pass is the Peninsula's lone Boston Marathon finisher

...already completed. Heading into the Boston Marathon, Knotek said his plan was to get back to the trails after the Boston Marathon and start training for another Crow Pass Crossing.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing

...BOSTON (AP) - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been convicted in the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon. A federal jury found Tsarnaev guilty Wednesday in the 2013 terror attack that killed three people and wounded...
Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challenge

...and a partner make the final push to the granite rooftop of New England."It's kind of like Heartbreak Hill on the Boston Marathon," says Gustafson, 58, of Conway. "(Heartbreak's) really not much of a hill but it's where it hits you...
Runners burn off Thanksgiving meals at Turket Trot

...encouraged to do the Turkey Trot. Hippe said he is a recreational runner, but he did break off a 2:57:51 in the Boston Marathon in April and that fitness carried him to a decisive win Friday. Hippe said another highlight of the trip has been...
Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

BOSTON - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev...
Fall classic

The streak of sunny days for the Kenai River Marathon continued Sunday as runners from across the country praised the pleasant fall weather that made for ideal race conditions.
School Briefs

...class in North Carolina who had a guest talking about her upcoming attempt to get an official bib number and run in the Boston Marathon to support cancer research. Kenai Middle ? Tuesday - Mass Band Concert at the Kenai Central High School auditorium...
State of the Union: Obama vows to use powers

...drew an eclectic mix of visitors to the House chamber. Among those sitting with Mrs. Obama were two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, as well as Jason Collins, an openly gay former NBA player. Republican House Speaker John Boehner brought...
A year of shamelessness

...interview with Oprah as a first step to redemption. Armstrong made us miss the sportsmanship of Rosie Ruiz, who won the Boston Marathon years ago in record time by neglecting to run the entire course. It was the year that New York Yankees star Alex...
Bob Franken: More than your average Pulitzer

...were entirely surprised about plans for the get-together. And let's be honest, they weren't able to prevent the Boston Marathon bombers, even with information well ahead of time about the perpetrators from the Russians. And somehow, Snowden...


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