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  • Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running

    Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running
    When people talk about all the new activity in downtown L.A., they probably are not referring to the 100 or so people in running gear who recently gathered before dawn at a park near Chinatown. They were there to run a mile around Los Angeles State...
  • Bloxom leads Grafton girls and Kieffer leads Tabb boys to Conference 19 cross country titles

    Bloxom leads Grafton girls and Kieffer leads Tabb boys to Conference 19 cross country titles
    SMITHFIELD — Grafton High junior Rachel Bloxom says the object of cross country is to have fun. She and Tabb junior Baron Kieffer doubled their fun Thursday as they won the individual championships while leading their schools to the team titles in...
  • Commentary: Inspired to run — but later

    The nasty alarm screamed 5:30 a.m. "I'm not getting up tomorrow," I growled. I pulled on workout clothes, met Ken, my Tuesday-Wednesday running partner, and before I could change my mind, told him, "I'm sleeping in Wednesday." "You deserve it; you just...
  • College Roundup: Pirates claim XC conference titles

    MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY Orange Empire Conference Championships ORANGE — Orange Coast College runners placed first through fifth to create a perfect score for the victorious Pirates at Irvine Regional Park. Luis Morales, who completed the four-mile...
  • Commentary: Surviving the L.A. Marathon – in an SUV

    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...
  • 2013 Mount Dora Half Marathon

    2013 Mount Dora Half Marathon
    With great weather for a run, more than 1,300 runners took to the roads around downtown Mount Dora for the Second Annual Mount Dora Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday, December 15, 2013. About 2,000 spectators lined the roads to cheer on the runners,...
  • World Class' Harrison tops Level 10 gymnasts in Maryland invitational | Community news

    Taylor Harrison wouldn’t call it her best meet ever, but her performance at the prestigious Christmas on the Chesapeake Gymnastics Invitational in Baltimore definitely ranked as an unforgettable accomplishment. For starters, the World Class...
  • Daily Press All-Stars: York's Dawson Connell | Boys cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars: York's Dawson Connell |  Boys cross country
    York's Dawson Connell was blunt, calling his 2012 cross country season "mediocre." He said he had trouble getting mentally ready to train and said he wasn't in good enough shape to run a 5-kilometer race the way he wanted. All that changed in 2013....
  • Daily Press All-Stars: Peninsula Catholic's Molly McKenna | Girls cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars: Peninsula Catholic's Molly McKenna |  Girls cross country
    Molly McKenna's goal when this cross country season began was simple. She wanted to help Peninsula Catholic's girls win their third straight VISAA Division II state championship. McKenna had been an integral part of those first two teams after...
  • Off to the races: Upcoming Florida marathons and 5Ks

    Off to the races: Upcoming Florida marathons and 5Ks
    With its typically flat terrain and agreeable weather, the state of Florida often provides an ideal setting for runners looking for their next 5K or marathon. A variety of running events take place throughout the state and the year, and each brings a...
  • 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...