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Marathon perfect vehicle to spread uplifting theme

More than 200 ambitious runners will attempt to complete two Rock ’n’ Roll marathons on Sunday — at 7:30 a.m. in San Antonio and at 4:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. Beth Deloria likely will be the only one to do so despite foot drop — which is paralysis of the lower leg and foot.

Keflezighi sets pace for half-marathoners

Typically, when Meb Keflezighi runs, he's not messing around. He wants to go fast, and he wants to leave his foes gasping for air. The renowned American runner won the New York City Marathon in 2009, took a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic marathon...

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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...