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Health district testing runners who got sick

Southern Nevada Health District officials are testing fecal samples from runners in the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas marathon to determine what caused some to become ill during the race. The samples are being tested for norovirus, commonly referred to as...

Pain among runner's constant companions

After his legendary "Thrilla in Manila" fight against Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali said, "It was like death. Closest thing to dying that I know of." I felt the same way after surviving Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas half-marathon on the Strip. I...