A North Texas doctor is learning from what happened in Boston last year and using those lessons to better protect runners here in Dallas/Fort Worth. In fact, he’s implemented parts of Boston’s emergency response plan into Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon.
Today’s Cowtown race had a very special meaning for a duo whose mission was not so much a fast time stamp, but a message.
The expected spring-like weather this weekend is good news for the thousands of people ready to run the Cowtown Marathon this weekend. Some 30,000 runners are expected to take off from the starting line at the Will Rogers Memorial Center on Sunday.
The Dallas Marathon is donating food originally intended for runners to two local organizations after the race was cancelled.
Sunday’s 2013 MetroPCS Dallas Marathon has been cancelled due to the icy weather.
Cities across North Texas are taking action before the winter storm arrives. While some events have been cancelled or delayed, as of now, the starting line is still up for one of this weekend’s “hottest” events.
Monday, October 21, 2013
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.