BOSTON (AP) — Tatyana McFadden of the University of Illinois has won the women’s wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon for the second straight year.
Karen Brophy has run the Boston Marathon & is preparing for the New York City Marathon.
Today is Boston Marathon Day, one year after the tragic bombings. We talked with Galesburg native Karen Brophy about her experience running in Boston on the WGIL Morning News. Karen is foregoing the Boston race this year and is currently in training for the New York City Marathon. Included in her training will be a half marathon in Des Moines next weekend. She may return to Boston next year.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)–Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Saturday night.