Security is top of mind for local race coordinators feeling the impact from this week’s bombings in Boston.
Today’s explosions in Boston led to heightened security across the country. It was evident at tonight’s Dallas Maverick’s game, where officers clearly increased their efforts to ensure fan safety.
Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.
Many people can barely walk a mile, much less run one. But a group of students from Dallas are busy preparing for a marathon race for kids at Fair Park.
It’s been more than five years since a drunk driver nearly killed Jackie Murphree on a section of 380 less than a mile from her home in Decatur.
Dallas does everything big, especially when it comes to races like the White Rock Marathon and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The city has earned its ranking in athletic competitions with scores of charitable runs, walks and other events. Run the best the Big D has to offer all year long.
A fixture in Dallas for more than 40 years, the White Rock Marathon will see some changes this year.
It’s dramatic news when a marathon runner collapses with no pulse. Now a study finds such calamities are rare and usually due to pre-existing problems.
This is the best time of year to get a good race in, taking advantage of the cooler weather and low humidity. As the temperatures drop in Dallas-Fort Worth, the race schedule picks up. There are so many races from mid-December through the end of January it’d be impossible to list them all.
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