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  • L.A. Marathon to feature second-largest field in 30-year history

    L.A. Marathon to feature second-largest field in 30-year history
    The Los Angeles Marathon has sold out for the third consecutive year and will feature the second-largest field in its 30-year history, race organizers announced Tuesday. A field of 26,000 runners representing all 50 states and more than 55 countries...
  • L.A. Marathon moves up start time because of expected high temperatures

    L.A. Marathon moves up start time because of expected high temperatures
    With the weekend forecast calling for temperatures in the high 80s, the full-field starting time for Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon will take place 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, marathon organizers announced Tuesday. The start will be...
  • Columns of light will illuminate skyline before L.A. Marathon

    Columns of light will illuminate skyline before L.A. Marathon
    A 26-mile band of lights will illuminate the Los Angeles skyline Friday night as sponsors of the Los Angeles Marathon commemorate the race's 30th anniversary. At each mile along the race route -- which stretches from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica --...
  • Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru

    Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru
    — There's really no better way to see a place than by foot. Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass. And it's a race. Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a...
  • Naperville runner wins city's new marathon

    Naperville runner wins city's new marathon
    More than 3,500 runners from across the area took to Naperville's streets Sunday morning as the Naperville Marathon stepped off from the campus of North Central College. Sponsored by Edward Hospital, the event raised more than $228,000 for 26...
  • Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen

    Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen
    As leaders on Hinsdale Central’s cross country team, Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen haven’t gotten caught up in early-season success. Huang ran a 5K in 15 minutes, 53 seconds to take second place in the Locktoberfest Invitational on Oct. 5,...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
  • Thursday's 11:59 p.m. UPDATE: High school results, pairings

    Football Warhill 19, New Kent 17 Lafayette 42, York 13   Boys volleyball Group 5A Conference 10 final (at Warwick): No. 1 Hickory d. No. 3 Indian River 25-22, 25-23, 25-19. Group 4A Conference 18 tournament (at Nansemond River): Semifinal: No. 1 King&...
  • runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events

    runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events
    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...
  • Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida

    Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida
    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,...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon. Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...