| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:37 AM
As leaders on Hinsdale Central’s cross country team, Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen haven’t gotten caught up in early-season success. Huang ran a 5K in 15 minutes, 53 seconds to take second place in the Locktoberfest Invitational on Oct. 5,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:04 AM
In a school filled with running tradition, this year could go down as one of the best for Winter Park’s girls cross country team.
The Wildcats remained at No. 1 in the 4A Florida Athletic Coaches Association/flrunners.com poll released Wednesday....
| Oct 6, 2013
You'd be forgiven if you couldn't tell at first which of the runners racing around the Plainfield South High School track is new girls cross-country head coach Kristen Heckert.
Not only could Heckert, a 26-year-old math teacher, easily pass for a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I think it's ridiculous that the Baltimore Marathon had no prize money to give to the winners of any of the levels of this year's race ("Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon," Oct. 12).
As The Sun reported, the city of Baltimore...
| Sep 29, 2013
1. In the beginning
The origin of the traditional marathon goes back to 490 B.C., when Pheidippides, a soldier in the Greek army, ran 24 miles from the battlefield in Marathon, Greece, to Athens to tell the Greek government that the Persians had been...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue.
Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Jaws dropped when Jake's Prius pulled into the lot Saturday morning.
We'd received his terse emails with news of his nephew, Sam. Not good news. Jake and Lea took turns at the hospital, never leaving Sam alone.
Since normalcy was out the window, the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:59 AM
STANFORD — Jordan Smith led the way for Lincoln County Saturday, getting the high finish for the LCHS varsity in its own Patriot Pride Run.
The senior runner turned in Lincoln’s fastest time on the 3.1-mile course on the LCHS campus,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Sioux Falls Sports Authority has apologized after a number of runners in the city’s marathon over the weekend complained about long waits for shuttles at the conclusion of the race.
Race organizers encouraged runners to use the shuttles...
| Oct 10, 2013
Like many runners, Brian Tolsma worries that once he starts feeling thirsty during a hard workout, he's in trouble: His body has started to break down.
That's why Tolsma will force down as much water as possible on the day before Sunday's Bank of...
| Oct 14, 2013
The night before the Chicago Marathon many runners participated in the 5:15 pm Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, celebrated by Father John Boivin. His homily focused on both the diversity and unity displayed by the large group that attended the evening...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Cool temperatures and light winds made for a good run at Sunday's Prairie Fire Marathon.
But for one couple, it was the way the race began that improved their racing times.
Thirty-five hundred runners filled Wichita's downtown streets for the fourth...