| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:43 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Lafayette assistant track and field coach Drew Mearns recently put Derek Holdsworth through what he calls the "Sebastian Coe Series," named for the two-time gold-medal-winning Englishman whose combination of speed and endurance...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:39 AM
Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society.
Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
It's fitting Capital Prep's nickname is the Trail Blazers. With a victory in the Class S boys cross country meet, Capital Prep became the first Hartford school to win a championship of any kind in boys cross country since Hartford Public won the 1950...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Robert Mignosa will be running his 100th marathon when he takes on Huntington Beach's 18th annual Surf City Marathon on Feb. 2.
The 64-year-old Huntington Beach resident ran his first in 1964 but several years ago encountered a bump in the road. He...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Had a sobering experience the other day.
Fellow runners Jill and Tony put me in the back seat of their big Suburban and wore me out driving the Los Angeles Marathon course.
Tony drove, Jill's an excellent navigator, so I did nothing but sit on my...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Tired of the same old 5K runs in your city? Some organizations are starting to spice up their races with cool obstacles, costumes and a whole lot of paint.
Come out and enjoy the endorphin-gushing craze!
5. Neon Vibe 5K
It’s dark outside,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:17 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With her wheelchair pushed aside, Erika Brannock gripped her walker and moved slowly toward the Thunder Road 5K finish line.
Inside, her brother-in-law, Michael Gross, was bursting with pride to see Brannock walking with a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown.
He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Taylor Harrison wouldn’t call it her best meet ever, but her performance at the prestigious Christmas on the Chesapeake Gymnastics Invitational in Baltimore definitely ranked as an unforgettable accomplishment.
For starters, the World Class...
| Dec 22, 2013
York's Dawson Connell was blunt, calling his 2012 cross country season "mediocre." He said he had trouble getting mentally ready to train and said he wasn't in good enough shape to run a 5-kilometer race the way he wanted.
All that changed in 2013....
| Dec 22, 2013
Molly McKenna's goal when this cross country season began was simple. She wanted to help Peninsula Catholic's girls win their third straight VISAA Division II state championship.
McKenna had been an integral part of those first two teams after...