Brewing a new tradition in Boston

If Dave Emilio wanted water in the Boston marathon, he could ask for it. But when Emilio runs by mile 10 in Boston, he knows to ask for something else: ice-cold beer. At 47, Emilio has run 36 marathons, six of them in Boston, where runners need fast times just to qualify. Last year, a […]

Beach runner vows to return to Boston

After hearing two bombs explode “like cannons” near the finish of the Boston marathon on Monday, a group of Beach runners anxiously scanned the race results for names of people they knew. Everyone in their group of 30 was safe, says Dave Emilio, founder of the Toronto Beaches Running Club. All but one finished well […]