Mother of five from Tucson beats her rival to the punch and becomes the first to run 300 miles nonstop, covering 301 in 79 hours and 57 minutes.
Nike rolls out its first skateboard shoe, an $80 model named for pro Paul Rodriguez Jr. (right), the comedian's 20-year-old son.
Norwegian musher wins his second 1,150-mile Iditarod in three tries, in nine days and 18 hours.
April 17, 2005
While the ultramarathoner is out promoting his new book and talking about his plan to run 300 miles, Pam Reed swipes the record.
The shoes contain a computer chip that reads a runner's stride and adjusts cushioning as needed. But here's the kick: They're $250 a pair.
Three-time Iditarod musher from Willow, Alaska, is found guilty of animal cruelty and fined $300 when 28 of his 32 dogs are found dehydrated and emaciated.