VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.
The Valparaiso Half Marathon course took runners through the countryside of Valparaiso and past the airport on their 13.1 mile journey Sunday morning.
Lisa Altman, from St. Joseph Michigan, was the winner in the women's race and 14th overall at Sunday's Valparaiso Half Marathon.
Patrons of the Valparaiso Half Marathon run through the industrial park before venturing into the country side.
Justin Baum, of Magnolia, Ohio, was the overall winner of Sunday's Valparaiso Half Marathon.
Volunteers help unload banana's and other goodies for the runners to feast on when they completed the Valparaiso Half Marathon on Sunday.
Runners of the Valpo Marathon Sunday morning start out of the gate at the beginning of the race.
Mitch Wilborn, 17, of Chesterton was the first Porter County resident to finish the Valparaiso Half Marathon on Sunday.
GARY | Gary’s first female Mayor announced the city’s first ever marathon. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined other city officials, event organizers and sponsors at a press conference to share details about the “Dawn of the Dunes” Marathon at Marquette Park. The event is the first of its kind…
CHICAGO| There were more police officers and certainly more fences, but plenty more runners were there as well.
CHICAGO | Picturesque conditions led to a record-setting day at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning.
SCHERERVILLE | Athletes are coming from all 50 states and 100 countries for the annual Bank of America Chicago marathon today at Soldier Field, according to Chicagomarathon.com. This includes Brenda Slusher, 25, a Schererville resident, who hopes to carry more than herself across the finish line.
ST. JOHN | Scott Graber had always told himself that he was going to run a marathon.
BOSTON | Just before the Boston Marathon bomb explosions, a Hobart runner quietly dropped to one knee and proposed to his girlfriend.
Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 100 in what appeared to be a well-coordinated attack.
Purdue University Calumet students pause in the student union to watch news coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County surveyor and his re-election challenger traded another flurry of accusations.
On two successive Sunday mornings in early August, as I was preparing to head off for worship, I watched a segment of the Olympics men’s and women’s marathon. It is a stunning to see top runners from all over the world compete in an endurance race of that magnitude. I sat and marveled at the…
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's 40th annual 13.1 mini-marathon and 5K run will take place at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Some county solid waste officials remain unconvinced trash-to-ethanol developer Powers Energy of America will secure financing from a major U.S. oil company.
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