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  • Run offers a chance to shine

    Run offers a chance to shine
    Talk about a runner's glow: A 5K fun run at 8 p.m. Saturday promises to light you up. Neon Vibe 5K staffers shine fluorescent glow lights on participants at four points on the course, and runners get a packet of glowing powder to dump onto their...
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
  • Commentary: Walking through the pain of running

    The alarm rips me out of sleep, 5:30a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. My eyes open to the thought: "It's long-run-day, 12 to 16 miles." Running alone midweek, I search for a new street or friendly dog on a leash trying to relieve boredom. Mostly, I long for...
  • 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...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight

    Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight
    Runners started entering a lottery to register for the Chicago Marathon at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday. Marathon registration was briefly open for a few hours last month until Web problems forced officials to shut the process down. Thirty thousand runners...
  • Coast Guard Blue Dolphins' MaryElizabeth Warhol high-points champ at short-course senior meet | Community news

    MaryElizabeth Warhol of the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins didn't have much of a chance to relax at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Richmond, but she didn't mind. Warhol, an Auburn University signee, emerged as the high-points...
  • End of summer brings fundraisers for men's health, a fire station and school children [Owings Mills]

    The Zero Prostate Cancer Challenge is the only physician-based prostate cancer awareness and fundraising program in America. Chesapeake Urology Associates began the event in 2007, and it now encompasses 36 cities! On Sept. 29, runners and walkers will...