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Vargas hits stride outside ring

In his career as a boxer, former world champion Fernando Vargas proved he could deal a knockout blow, with 22 KOs among his 26 professional victories. Sunday morning, he proved he can go the distance, too. Vargas ran the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Half...

San Diego native wins Las Vegas Marathon

San Diego native Josh Cox claimed the lead at 23 miles and went on to win the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon going away, in an unofficial time of 2:25:06. Dorota Gruca of Poland, celebrating her 40th birthday today, was the women's winner in an...

Runners, not drivers, kings of roads

With long-distance runners braving the crisp morning air, Sunday's big event also will trigger marathon road closures that mostly will inconvenience cabbies and employees of Strip businesses. The Strip will be closed to vehicles for approximately...

Marathon runners will see more of Strip

The Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon almost certainly will have more participants this year. And those participants will get to run on even more of Las Vegas Boulevard than last year. In fact, the half-marathon will be contested almost entirely on...