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  • Jack Pressmann cross country race postponed until November

    Budd Coates is known as a multi-time U.S. Olympic marathon hopeful, the fitness guru of Runner's World and Bicycling magazine parent Rodale, and one of the most helpful running coaches when it comes to first-timers attempting their first 5K, 10K or...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Grab The Torch To Change The World At The Ethel Walker School

    As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...
  • Tinley Park couple aiming for Runner's World cover

    A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World. A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World magazine's December issue as part of a contest run by the magazine. Jamie...
  • Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
  • Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race

    Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race
    Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...
  • At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video

    At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video
    After 40 years, the words still sting — and motivate. "I was told I never would have the leg speed to run on the collegiate level, to run in marathons and to be successful," Sue O'Malley's high-school track coach in Stroudsburg, Pa., told her....
  • When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info

    When is the Belmont Stakes? Get race broadcast info
    When does the 2014 Belmont Stakes start? NBC's race coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. today. More pre-race coverage is on NBCSN from 2:30-4:30 p.m.  The race, where California Chrome is attempting to win the Triple Crown, is slated to begin at 6:52 p.m. on...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.” “This age...
  • Newport News One City Marathon hopes to 'unite the city'

    Newport News One City Marathon hopes to 'unite the city'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Monday's sweltering heat was hardly conducive for running 26.2 miles, but the air conditioning inside the Marriott City Center was working just fine. So there was plenty of enthusiasm as officials announced the inaugural Newport...
  • Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon

    Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon
    Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday. Jeptoo, 33,...
  • Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks

    Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad! Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...