- 'Great day in my life': Spike Lee is marathon grand marshal Updated: Oct-05-15 9:28 am
NEW YORK - He's a noted filmmaker, a teacher, an honorary Oscar winner, a crazy New York sports fan and now this: Spike Lee is the next grand marshal of the New York City Marathon.
- Boston Marathon registration full; 24,032 runners accepted Updated: Sep-30-15 11:46 am
BOSTON - Running a qualifying time for the Boston Marathon wasn't enough again this year.
- Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Berlin Marathon Updated: Sep-27-15 5:26 am
BERLIN - Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday in a personal best time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 1 second.
- University unveils sculpture of youngest marathon victim Updated: Sep-26-15 3:18 pm
BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts - A life-size sculpture of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has been unveiled at Bridgewater State University.
- Ohio man plans to jump rope Akron marathon for world record Updated: Sep-25-15 9:04 am
AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio runner plans to jump rope the Akron marathon in his quest for a Guinness world record.
- Top runners targeting world record in Berlin Marathon Updated: Sep-25-15 7:43 am
BERLIN - With favorable weather conditions forecast for the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, there will be a handful of runners targeting another world record on the fast course.
- 34-year-old American woman dies in Montreal marathon Updated: Sep-20-15 7:15 pm
MONTREAL - A 34-year-old American woman died after collapsing during the Montreal marathon.
- Mary Keitany of Kenya to defend NYC Marathon title Updated: Sep-16-15 10:41 am
NEW YORK - Mary Keitany of Kenya will defend her title at the New York City Marathon in November.
- Group renames race St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Nashville marathon Updated: Sep-15-15 3:31 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The race known as the Country Music Marathon has a new name for 2016, rebranding itself as the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Nashville Marathon and ½ Marathon.
- Registration opens for the 2016 Boston Marathon Updated: Sep-14-15 2:12 pm
BOSTON - The long road to the 2016 Boston Marathon is underway.
- Charity named for young Boston bombing victim urges service Updated: Sep-14-15 12:03 pm
BOSTON - One of the most enduring images in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing was a photo of young victim Martin Richard holding a sign that said, "No more hurting people. Peace."
- South Dakota man, Missouri woman win Sioux Falls Marathon Updated: Sep-14-15 7:43 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Runners from South Dakota and Missouri took top honors at the Sioux Falls Marathon.
- Peruvian marathon winner in Toronto stripped of medal Updated: Sep-09-15 11:56 pm
LIMA, Peru - Peru's Olympic Committee says marathon runner Gladys Tejeda has been stripped of the gold medal she won in Toronto in July in the Pan American Games because of doping.
- Paula Radcliffe denies that she ever resorted to doping Updated: Sep-08-15 1:17 pm
LONDON - Paula Radcliffe, a three-time London Marathon winner and holder of the world record for the distance, denied Tuesday that she ever used performance-enhancing drugs and said she was "devastated" that her name had been linked to allegations of widespread blood doping in track and field.