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  • Willington's Red Tape Foils Running Zombies

    When Christina Mailhos ran for first selectman of Willington in 2011, she promised to "hit the ground running." She didn't anticipate a scenario in which running away from zombies would represent one of the challenges of her time in office. Mailhos...
  • Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career

    Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career
    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...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • Summer Series debuts at CV Park

    Summer Series debuts at CV Park
    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....
  • Commentary: The fellowship of runners

    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...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Carroll, Henry rule at Sentara 5K in Hampton

    Running: 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,...
  • It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge

    It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge
    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...
  • Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner

    Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner
    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...
  • Foot Locker Championships coming

    Registration in now open for the 35th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships West Regional - Open Division, Dec. 7 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. The top high school cross-country runners from more than 10 states will compete in the 5,000-...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Lakeland beats Tabb for 4A South Region field hockey title

    Field hockey: Lakeland beat Tabb 4-2 Thursday in the Group 4A South Regional final at the National Training Center. Those teams already had qualified for the state semifinals Nov. 15, which will pit Tabb against North champion Chancellor and...
  • Runners, spectators raise record donations at 2013 Heather Hurd Run

    Five hundred fifty runners and walkers broke records in attendance and in funds raised at the Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk on Nov. 9 at Harford Community College. Nearly 250 more participants ran or walked in the race on...