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  1. London Marathon plans solidarity in wake of Boston bombings

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Runners will observe 30 seconds of silence before the London Marathon. Many will wear a black ribbon in memory of those who died and in solidarity with the more than 170 wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  2. Marathon security -- is it even possible?

    Peter Keating

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, sporting events have stepped up security. But how can you secure a major road race with crowds stretching 26.2 miles?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  3. Tight security promised at Chicago Marathon

    Bomb sniffing dogs, surveillance cameras and undercover officers will help make Sunday's Chicago Marathon the most monitored race in the city's history.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  4. Sochi organizers pledge highest level of security

    Sochi Olympic organizers say authorities will ensure security at the "highest possible level."

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  5. Endurance Sports - Boston Marathon tragedy

    Mario Fraioli

    The finish line area of a marathon welcomes all emotions. But not horror. It has no place inside or outside of those fences, writes Mario Fraioli.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  6. Russia to boost security for Sochi tuneup event in wake of Boston...

    Russian sports officials said Tuesday they will beef up security at sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in the wake of deadly explosions at Boston's marathon that killed three people, and injured over 140 others.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  7. Olympic marathon champ Samuel Wanjiru laid to rest

    Thousands of people braved heavy rain and lengthy security checks to attend the funeral of Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru on Saturday following weeks of legal wrangling amid an ongoing investigation into his death.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  8. Intruder fined, receives suspended sentence

    Brazilian sports officials blamed inadequate course security for a defrocked priest's bizarre attack on the Olympic marathon leader, and said Monday they will appeal to world track authorities for a duplicate gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2004
  9. Boston Maraton adding security this year

    With U.S. troops at war in Iraq, security at the Boston Marathon will be tighter than it was last year, months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2003
  10. Revived race had more than 6,800 registered

    Sunday's D.C. Marathon has been canceled because of the war in Iraq and security concerns.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2003
  11. Fans will still hand runners water

    An estimated 1.5 million fans are expected to watch 17,000 runners compete in the race on Monday, and the efforts to protect them will be unprecedented.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2002