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Tens of thousands of people from all over the world will trek 26.2 miles around the greater Boston area and square off against Heartbreak Hill as part of an anticipated record-setting Boston Marathon. Among those who will visit Massachusetts’ capitol city is District 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who has coordinated with eight friends to raise more than $34,000 for charities linked to the event.
A large-scale bike race scheduled in Mesa next weekend will double as a fundraising tool for a number of charitable organizations across the Valley.
A bill in the Arizona Legislature that would reimburse the city of Glendale for public-safety costs associated with hosting next year's Super Bowl has survived another hearing.
Heather Godina always knew she wanted to complete a triathlon. She had experience in two-thirds of the event heading into her 29th birthday, with a strong background in swimming and two full marathons under her belt, so it wasn’t unimaginable to add a bicycle to the equation.
We've now seen 67 days without measurable rain in the Valley. This prolonged winter dry streak has led to worsening drought conditions statewide.
A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with a warning that similar relief may not be available to other communities.
Several roads will be closed in Mesa from mid morning to late afternoon due to two events.
First thing’s first: Even though he had no possible reason to want to hit Dodgers instant-living-legend Yasiel Puig with a 2-0 lead and no one on in the sixth inning last Tuesday, Arizona’s Ian Kennedy put a pitch where you just don’t put a pitch in today’s baseball.
In the galaxy of big-screen superheros — a rather glum lot — Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man is the snappy one.
“Finally, honesty from the gun control crowd. Their endgame is confiscation of guns which will have to include elimination of the 2nd amendment.”
It was a lovely sight on a lovely Monday afternoon, and Shane Burcar wanted a picture.
The Chandler Police Department will take part in the second annual Public Safety Day and Department Open House on March 2. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police department’s main precinct, 250 E. Chicago St.
In Netflix’s bid for a flagship original drama of its own — a “Sopranos” to its HBO — the subscription streaming service is presenting a high-class adaptation of a British political thriller offered up all at once, with its first season immediately ready for TV-viewing gluttony.
The thing about covering the sports scene in Ahwatukee Foothills is there is always going to be a contender.
Professional triathlete Kristi Johnson, 31, was unable to compete in Ironman Arizona this past month but will be heading into next year’s season with unwavering fortitude and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from Arizona State University.
A TV show DVD set represents more than a holiday gift that’s easy to wrap. It also demonstrates respect: you know the recipient is mentally fit and couch-ready for a viewing marathon of “Dr. Who” or “House.”
It's a simple matter of math: there are 24 Days of Christmas and there are hundreds of Christmas movies.
A TV show DVD set represents more than a holiday gift that's easy to wrap. It also demonstrates respect: you know the recipient is mentally fit and couch-ready for a viewing marathon of "Dr. Who" or "House."
Four Arizona running legends will be inducted into the Arizona Runner’s Hall of Fame on Nov. 4 at the 3TV Phoenix 10K and Half Marathon. The four will be honored for their significant contributions to the sport of running in the state. The 2012 class is Jesse Owens, Herman Frazier, Lynn Nelson Scott and David Barney.
Those ubiquitous oval "13.1" bumper stickers affixed to everything from Miatas to minivans attest to the raging popularity of the half-marathon, the distance du jour for the running masses, and fall ushers in prime half-marathon season.
The Valley of the Sun YMCA, the state’s oldest nonprofit, is celebrating 120 years serving the people of Arizona throughout the month of October. Capping off the celebration month is the 44th running of the Y Race Phoenix at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at South Mountain Park.
A look at key Tempe facts and figures
Whether you want to explore a classy art festival or cheer at the ostrich, or even Chihuahua races, the East Valley has it! Let’s take advantage of our Arizona paradise and dance outdoors to live music, indulge during a cook-off, put on our boots for the rodeo and Old West Days, or run foot races.
To most who know or have been trained by Shannon Sorrels, you know she isn’t a “pat-on-the-head” kind of trainer.