Some Thursday items

Photographer Melissa Wade has posted photos connected to Minnesota Duluth players (men’s and women’s hockey) with public Twitter accounts. That link is here.

Ron Ralston left the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich., after seven years to become coach of Rochester (N.Y.)  in the American Hockey League. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle has stories here and here.

If 71-year-old Red Berenson looked fit as Michigan’s coach during the 2011 NCAA tournament, it’s because he is in shape. A Q and A with Berenson as he prepared for the annual Snoopy’s World Senior Hockey Championships in Santa Rosa, Calif., in a San Jose Sharks post here.

Running Times founding editor Ed Ayres puts together his list of America’s 10 most iconic running events, with a second 10 in an honorable mention category. It is just one man’s opinion, but Ayres has been a competitive runner for 54 years. Of course the Boston Marathon leads the list. See if Grandma’s Marathon gets a mention in his post here.