Standing 6-foot-3 and tipping the scales at around 280 pounds, Georges Laraque is not your typical marathon runner.
An alleged drunk driver interrupted the race before it began last weekend.
The 16-mile course in Vermont pushes racers to their limits.
23,546 runners are accepted into the race, slated for April 20.
Roger Frisch had two electrodes implanted into his brain to combat a condition that caused tremors.
Nolan’s 14 involves cresting the 14 peaks above 14,000 feet in the Sawatch Range of the Rockies.
The Providence runner crosses the line in a personal best time of 15:10 to claim victory.
The 41-year-old clocks 1:09:36 to finish third at the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon.
Runners displaced from the canceled Boulder Marathon can get a free entry to the Oct. 19 Rock 'n' Roll Denver event.
The 39-year-old finished second at the inaugural event.