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Runners attempt to ‘Beat the T’ during marathon weekend

Runners attempt to ‘Beat the T’ during marathon weekend

April 17, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff More than 50 runners from across Massachusetts gathered at the Prudential Center on Friday for a race. Their opponent? The Green Line. People of all ages and athletic capabilities suited up and ran the three-mile route up Beacon Street for Boston’s annual Beat the ...

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

Huskies run: Northeastern students train for marathon

April 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

By Tom Petrini and Tori Sullivan, news staff For some Northeastern students, the biggest challenge of the spring semester will come just before finals. This year, Marathon Monday in Boston falls on April 16. It will be the 122nd running of the world’s oldest annual marathon, which ranks as one...

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

Cupid’s Undie Run draws hundreds at Fenway Park

February 22, 2018


Filed under City

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent More than 500 people ran through Fenway Park Saturday during the annual Cupid’s Undie Run in an effort to raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation for Research, which researches neurofibromatosis. The race was one of many held in cities across the country...

Boston runners “Race the T” to fight homelessness

Boston runners “Race the T” to fight homelessness

January 11, 2017


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Ryan Grewal, city editor On Saturday morning, Boston-area runners will race the notoriously slow B-branch of the Green Line. The four-mile run, dubbed “Race the T,” will raise money for Back on My Feet, a running-based nonprofit that combats homelessness. The race will begin at Boston College, the subway...

Boston RunBase to connect runners with city

Boston RunBase to connect runners with city

April 15, 2015


Filed under City

By Rowan Walrath, city editor Boston RunBase, the city’s newest hub for runners, opens Thursday at 855 Boylston St., about a third of a mile from the Boston Marathon finish line. It’s part museum, part shoe store, designed to connect Boston’s runners and inspire the next generation of athlete...

Northeastern students claim first place in Mission Hill Road Race

Northeastern students claim first place in Mission Hill Road Race

October 30, 2014


Filed under Campus

By Brandon Lewis, news correspondent On the morning of Oct. 18 in the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park, runners eagerly lined up for the ninth annual Mission Hill Road Race. Some participants walked the 5K, others ran, but only Northeastern’s Peter Clarke, a junior computer engineering major, and Linds...

Editorial Column: Why I’m a runner

June 20, 2012


Filed under Opinion

By Sarah Moomaw, News Staff My friends say I'm a runner. I tell them I play one on TV. I said this to a woman during a 5K on Father's Day after she told me she runs to eat endless ice cream. Sold. We make excuses for everything, but why running? For the last mile of the I race tried to ...

Column: Running a solid choice for an independent athlete

June 8, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

By Erica Thompson, News Staff The second my sneaker hits the pavement, my mind seems to go blank. Whatever I was stressed about that day falls to the wayside and the only thing that exists is the sidewalk in front of me and the occasional pain from a side stitch. For me, running has become more...

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