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  • The nature and nurture of running for fitness

    The nature and nurture of running for fitness
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy? When it comes to care and training of the modern distance runner, expert opinions are mixed. Jay Dicharry,...
  • Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions

    Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions
    Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville. The...
  • Scholar athletes make the most of every minute

    Scholar athletes make the most of every minute
    The names Nathan Orfanedes and Sydney Schneider may soon get erased from their schools' sports record books. Orfanedes' seventh-place medal in the 800 meters at the 2012 Class 3A state track championships could rust or be stowed away. Schneider's...
  • Sports prepared her for life's curveballs

    Sports prepared her for life's curveballs
    Jennie Finch began playing softball as a kid, and her passion and talent for the sport carried her all the way to the U.S. National Team and, in 2004 and 2008, the women's U.S. Olympic team. A star pitcher, Finch led her fellow Olympians to win gold and...
  • Marathon training for beginners

    Marathon training for beginners
    Safari Charles of Owings Mills learned a few important lessons after running her first half-marathon last year. Wear shoes that fit, or your toenails may turn black. Run with a group for motivation (and for those days your husband would rather sleep in)....
  • Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon

    Finally, New York cancels Sunday's marathon
    New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity. Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.  It...
  • After coaching detour, Julie Culley got back on road to running

    After coaching detour, Julie Culley got back on road to running
    Julie Culley had retired from competitive running, finishing her career at Rutgers burned out and banged up as a fifth-year senior. She had started the next phase of her life, coaching the women's track team at Loyola College and assisting the men's and...
  • Cyclone causes New York City Marathon runners to break stride

    Patty Snodgrass had qualified to run in her first New York City Marathon three years ago, but injuries derailed the retired U.S. Treasury Department employee from fulfilling that dream. She was going to use what is essentially a rain check from the New...
  • Rec Sports: Oakland Mills graduate wins Metric Marathon

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions

    Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions
    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
  • 2011 ING New York City Marathon on NBC and Universal Sports Nov. 6

     
    By Ryan Berenz Follow @ChannelGuideRAB For those who like to spend their Sundays watching lots of Kenyans run long distances, the New York City Marathon will air on NBC and Universal Sports Nov. 6. Here's the press release with broadcast details from...