Matt Fecht (Facebook Photo)

Wayne State Coach Qualifies For U.S. Olympic Trials

A Wayne State University coach is hoping to run toward Olympic glory this Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012


Runners Getting Ready For Detroit Turkey Trot

Runners will lace ’em up for the annual Fifth Third Bank Turkey Trot 10-K Run on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Detroit, along with a 5-K and the Mashed Potato Mile.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011


Marathon Offers To Buy Hundreds Of Detroit Homes

It’s part of a voluntary relocation program for residents who want to bail from Detroit’s Oakwood Heights neighborhood, where major industry surrounds hundreds of residential properties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Downtown Detroit Streets To Close For Annual Marathon

Several downtown Detroit streets will be closed Sunday for the city’s annual marathon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2011


Runner Uses Local Race To Train For ‘Ultra-marathoning’

For many athletes, finishing a marathon is a crowning achievement. But in Brennan Ryan’s case, it’s something to keep him in shape for ultra-marathoning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011

Brandon Mulnix (Credit:

Man Runs 50-Mile Race With Jaw Wired Shut

A 50-mile run is an incredible challenge. Try it with your jaw wired shut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

Fire Prompts Evacuation At Marathon Refinery

A spokesman said there was a small fire in the plant, on Fort Street near Schaefer, in southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images, File)

Mid-Mich. Gas Leak Larger Than Previously Reported

A gasoline leak in mid-Michigan is anywhere from two to four times as large as first reported, according to new estimates provided by Marathon Pipe Line LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

The Marathon gas station on Michigan Ave. where an off duty Detroit Police Officer was shot and wounded in the early morning hours on Friday, May 6. (Credit: WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroit Shootings Overnight, Off Duty Officer Wounded

Detroit police report an off-duty officer was shot at a gas station in the Corktown area. A mile away from that scene, two people were shot, one fatally, outside Club Envy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

Environmentalists Protest Proposed Pipeline

The Sierra Club is protesting the refinement of what some are calling “poison tar sands” at oil plants in Detroit and six other states.