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Tragic day in Boston

Tragic day in Boston

April 17, 2013

  UW-W senior runner safe after participating in Boston Marathon As he slowly sipped a cold beer in the famous Boston bar, Cheers, on Monday afternoon, UW-Whitewater senior Griffin Schroeder let his muscles relax. Just hours before, he had crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon and his...

Roherty breaks personal record at Boston Marathon

April 20, 2011

Sophomore Michael Roherty ran the Boston Marathon on Monday at a time of 2:52:07, breaking his personal record. Roherty’s tentative goal for this marathon was to run under 3:00. At the Chicago Marathon last fall, Roherty ran his best time at 3:03. According to the Boston Marathon official website, there were 26,907 participants. Roherty ...

Sophomore preparing for top competition at Boston Marathon

April 13, 2011

Most students wouldn’t consider a 20-mile run on the weekend very much fun. For sophomore Michael Roherty, though, the weekend run, along with various other weekly runs, is necessary. Roherty, a special education major, is running the Boston Marathon on April 18 as his fourth marathon. In October...

Staff member running marathon to raise money

March 16, 2011

Inspired by members of the Delta Zeta sorority at their 5K race in 2009, iCIT staff member Thomas Paull has decided to compete in the Boston Marathon April 18. Delta Zeta was raising money for the Painted Turtle Camp, which is one of the 14 Hole in the Wall Camps. “These girls were really excited...

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