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  • Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country

    Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country
    In the battle against complacency along the 5,000-kilometer cross country trail, the competition is not the sole buffer. There is, of course, also the matter of the stopwatch, its constant ticking a relentless measure of individual progress. And,...
  • Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security

     Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Sunday’s Chicago Marathon will remain an enjoyable event for runners and spectators despite beefed up security in response to the Boston Marathon bombing. Emanuel today pointed to the success of other large lakefront...
  • Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon

     Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon
    Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed. Who, he thought,...
  • Grace Zamudio adds to honor roll with Loyola Marymount

    Grace Zamudio adds to honor roll with Loyola Marymount
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Grace Zamudio (Glendale Community College, 2013) Loyola Marymount cross-country junior: After an All-American season as a sophomore at Glendale Community College, accolades are...
  • Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories

    Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories
    Runners set goals — and don't look back. They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond. They push their bodies. They want to push...
  • Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

    Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'
    Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after...
  • Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...
  • Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival

    Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival
    When about 27,000 runners take over the streets Saturday for the 13th annual Baltimore Running Festival, they'll trust their training to get them through the day. But just in case spectators, residents and other visitors to the city need a hand, here'...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'
    Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
  • As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety

    As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety
    Adrienne Dulaj, a social worker from White Marsh, spends most of her days working in areas that she considers dangerous. Also an avid runner, Dulaj has to schedule her workouts to avoid those same neighborhoods at night. "I don't want to be in some of...
  • Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners

    Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners
    As runners began arriving for the 36th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and race officials welcomed them and feted eight athletes who have crossed the finish line every time since the race began in 1977. It will be the first...