| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Playing ice hockey was the sport of choice for Michael Sonderegger when he entered high school, but at the urging of a classmate, he decided to try out for the boys cross country team his sophomore year at Park Vista.
"A friend of mine convinced me to...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Manny Velasquez says everyone had forgotten about him.
His sophomore and junior cross country and track seasons had been destroyed by three stress-fractures and a fractured foot, and even those that wondered if he might be a factor again didn't know...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:54 AM
With another year comes another loaded schedule of runDisney events at Walt Disney World.
Disney's Marathon Weekend will once again kick off the schedule with several events from Jan. 8-12. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend has expanded to five days and...
| 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 10, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Four characters in four days and 48.6 miles.
Heather Montgomery has put away the Minnie Mouse costume that she wore for the five-kilometer race Thursday, the first day of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. She did the same with the Cheshire Cat...
| 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...