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  • Marathon should have offered prize money

     Marathon should have offered prize money
    I think it's ridiculous that the Baltimore Marathon had no prize money to give to the winners of any of the levels of this year's race ("Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon," Oct. 12). As The Sun reported, the city of Baltimore...
  • Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational

    Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational
    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...
  • Lacy off to fast start

    It’s been an impressive month for Calvary Christian cross country runner Joey Lacy. He won the Tunnel to Towers Fort Lauderdale 5K road race in 16:50, and this past weekend, he finished second in the 2A-1A race at the Spanish River Invitational in...
  • L.A. Marathon-ageddon: Bring it on

    L.A. Marathon-ageddon: Bring it on
    Each year, the city of Los Angeles clears a path through traffic-choked streets from east to west for a marathon that in March drew 24,000 runners. Now, a coalition of civic, business and political leaders wants to add another race on the same weekend...
  • Hereford cross country runner Steph Reynolds shares how she fell for the sport

    Hereford cross country runner Steph Reynolds shares how she fell for the sport
    During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts as they approach a big game or enjoy a memorable moment over the course of a given...
  • 'Oh, my God'

    Soon after the explosions, there appeared on the website of The Boston Globe a video of the moment. Runners in the city's iconic marathon are jogging across the finish line and everyone is cheering, when there is a clap of thunder and an orange bloom of...
  • Commentary: Of 'toe buddies,' podiatrists and ibuprofen

    A few years ago my doctor called me an "under-utilizer," which I took to mean I didn't use much medicine. Today I'm an ultra-utilizer. The podiatrist's "toe-buddy" encircles my big toe. Physical therapy tape lines the bottom of my foot, and marbles to...
  • 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,...
  • 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...