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Get Moving: TMC Meet Me Downtown race week game plan

Well, this is it, race week! For the past two months you’ve been making changes to your life: Eating better, exercising more often, and keeping your private commitment to complete a goal. These are important things, aren’t they? In today’s busy world, it’s not easy to make a commitment to ch…

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Be safe, get ready for the heat

Some people blame global warming for the recent trend of Tucson getting hotter and hotter earlier and earlier in the year. Others just blame the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Walk.

May 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Recovering couple finish Boston Marathon together

Recovering couple finish Boston Marathon together

Newlyweds who each lost a leg in last year’s bombing completed the Boston Marathon together this year, riding handcycles for the 26.2-mile course.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thousands of runners to converge in Oro Valley for half marathon

Thousands of runners to converge in Oro Valley for half marathon

To hear race organizers tell it, the greatest challenge in Saturday’s Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon may be to keep running rather than stand still and appreciate the beauty of the course.

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Shirley Temple Black Files As Candidate 1967

Shirley Temple Black Files As Candidate 1967

Former child star Shirley Temple Black is shown as she picked up her nomination papers at the city clerk's office in Redwood City, Calif., Oct. 5, 1967. With her are her husband, Charles, and children Lori, 13, and Susan, 19. Son Charles is not visible. In foreground, far right is San Mateo …

February 11, 2014 6:19 am

Fleet Feet expands footprint to Oro Valley

In an era when locally owned retail shops struggle to keep pace, a can-do shoe store has expanded into a two-store operation, making tracks from the east side to Oro Valley.

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1. Kyle Day, QB/DB/K, 2006

1. Kyle Day, QB/DB/K, 2006

Day was thrust into the starting line-up in Week 1 of his sophomore year. A year later, Day was named All-Southern Arizona honorable mention after throwing for more than 2,000 yards and leading the Mustangs to the semifinals and a 9-4 record. Finishing as Sahuarita's second leading scorer al…

August 16, 2013 7:42 pm

Running: Seventh Meet Me Downtown expecting 2,000 plus for 'cool' Tucson night

In Randy Accetta’s eyes, the city of Tucson isn’t quite as cool as it could be.

May 31, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Country singer Willie Nelson second from left, crosses the finish line at the first annual Willie Nelson distance classic on Sunday, June 15, 1980 at the Pedernales Country Clute owns near Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. Nelson finished the hilly, 6.2 mile course one hour, 7 minutes and 45 sec…

April 26, 2013 11:18 am
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April 14, 2013 10:30 pm
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April 14, 2013 10:13 pm

Tucson Marathon notebook: Race is short one for Ehredt

The Tucson Marathon's 26.2-mile course was nothing for 51-year-old Mike Ehredt, who four weeks ago finished an inspiring 2,150-mile trek from International Falls, Minn., to Galveston, Texas.

December 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Marathon: Men's champ fills log with another win

Not long after crossing the finish line first in Sunday's Tucson Marathon, 27-year old Gary Krugger was asked if this was his first marathon victory.

December 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

With the help of some fake teeth and multiple exposures, New York AP photographer Eddie Adams' daughter Susan is transformed into a little ghoul on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 1966. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

October 27, 2012 3:15 pmLoading…
Pima College notebook: Jamie Shrader on comeback trail after '11 injury

Pima College notebook: Jamie Shrader on comeback trail after '11 injury

Jamie Shrader emerged as one of the top cross country runners in the nation last season, but a hip injury put an early end to it.

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High school cross country: Three Rangers win at OPI meet

Rincon/University was without its top boys runner at the Old Pueblo Invitational on Saturday morning, but it wasn't a problem.

September 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Get up to speed with the latest running gear, training and a year of events

Get up to speed with the latest running gear, training and a year of events

Whether you are training for your first 5K or have set your sights on what's been called the world's toughest road marathon - the Mount Lemmon Marathon - there's an event for everyone in Tucson.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Sneakers will meet the road

Sneakers will meet the road

Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run, now in its 43rd year, has long been considered the kickoff for Tucson's running season, but truth be told, there are events year-round.

August 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Sneakers will meet the road

Sneakers will meet the road

Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run, now in its 43rd year, has long been considered the kickoff for Tucson's running season, but truth be told, there are events year-round.

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