| 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 19, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Under Armour won't be the Baltimore Running Festival's title sponsor going forward, but the company made clear on Thursday it will continue to outfit Baltimore runners.
The company has signed a multi-year deal with Corrigan Sports Enterprises Inc.,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Several hundred runners readying themselves to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival in October are planning an organized training run Saturday morning.
The run, which will include water stops for participants along a 10- to 20-mile loop that...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Ryan Forsyth and Rhys Burgett routinely push each other in Severna Park practices. They believe that makes both run faster and better.
They took that strategy to Saturday's 62nd annual Spiked Shoe Cross Country Invitational at Wyman Park, and it paid...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:06 AM
I've convinced two of my boys that waking up early and running a 5K is a fun way to spend a morning. Before you imagine happy-faced kids motivated by fitness and together-time with Mom, forget it: I buy them a half-dozen doughnuts on the way home. Every...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The alarm rips me out of sleep, 5:30a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. My eyes open to the thought: "It's long-run-day, 12 to 16 miles."
Running alone midweek, I search for a new street or friendly dog on a leash trying to relieve boredom. Mostly, I long for...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career.
Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4.
The awarded is given to a...
| Jul 3, 2013
It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:19 PM
LA CRESCENTA — Preparation and familiarization defined the first run of the three-leg Crescenta Valley Cross-Country Summer Series on Wednesday afternoon.
A total of 59 runners from ages 6 to 45 competed in two races held at Crescenta Valley Park....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good."
I called right away.
"It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious."
The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:25 PM
There are half-marathons held somewhere in California — and especially Southern California — virtually every weekend of the year. A good guide is http://www.HalfMarathons.net. What follows is a look at some of the region's most popular half-...