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— Photo by The Associated Press

A race fan waves a Boston Strong flag as runners compete in the 118th Boston Marathon, Monday in Hopkinton, Mass. Among the finishers were Newfoudlanders Dean Simon, of Flat Bay, and Steady Brook’s Trent Burden. Simon competed at the 2013 event and was about a kilometre from the finish line when the bombs went off.

Newfoundlanders join in show of strength in Boston

April 22, 2014 - 4 h 31

For Simon, running the 2014 Boston Marathon meant taking care of some unfinished business. For Burden, it was about giving the one-finger salute to those who derailed the famed race last year.

Simon...

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Newfoundlanders join in show of strength in Boston

Boston bound

April 15, 2014 - 4 h 45

Even after Keith moved to a job at ScotiaMcLeod and John left work due to the progression of his multiple sclerosis, the two friends kept in contact.

“We’d get together about once a week,”...

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Conne River dynamic duo at Tely 10

August 20, 2013 - 9 h 30

For what was probably the first time ever, a father-son duo from Conne River were two of the many participants in the 2013 Tely 10 that took place in St. John’s on July 28.

Kieran Benoit,...

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Conne River dynamic duo at Tely 10

Bazeley breaks provincial marathon record

January 28, 2014 - 4 h 30

Bazeley’s time of 2:40:49 in the Chevron Houston Marathon broke the Newfoundland and Labrador women’s record of 2:47:21, set in 1993 by Noeleen Wadden in Chicago.

Bazeley, the 2010 and 2011...

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Local residents participate in 2013 Tely 10

August 07, 2013 - 9 h 25

The St. John’s Tely 10 Run keeps growing in popularity as runners from many parts of Canada and the world community now participate in the annual event.

 While some of these participants...

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Local residents participate in 2013 Tely 10