Doug Hawley: Half marathon, football can work
Not even the hectic middle of the football season figures to hinder the excitement anticipated Oct. 16 for the first Dalton Half Marathon foot race.
Doug Hawley: Young shrugs off surgeries to run
When talking about tough athletes, you do not get much tougher than veteran runner Belinda Young of Chatsworth.
Goodwin win gets an assist from Bruners
Although Dee Goodwin had not competed all year, the veteran distance runner made up for lost time Saturday morning.
Doug Hawley: Taylor making grades, too
We often hear the term student-athlete used in college athletics.
That is particularly true for our top spectator sports such as football and basketball. Judging by the low graduation rates at so many schools, there obviously is a lot of lip service.
If you are looking for the true college student-athlete close to Dalton, try the Tennessee-Chattanooga cross country and track programs that annually compete for Southern Conference athletic and academic honors.
Larry Fleming: Raisin will run for his foundation
Saul Raisin will compete in the ING Marathon in Atlanta today, and his dramatic story, which includes a bicycle accident in a race in France that nearly cost him his life and resulted in a book being written on his ordeal, is being retold and that’s OK with the 27-year-old.
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