| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:10 AM
There it is.
Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age.
So when I...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series
The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:25 PM
There are half-marathons held somewhere in California — and especially Southern California — virtually every weekend of the year. A good guide is http://www.HalfMarathons.net. What follows is a look at some of the region's most popular half-...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines.
Actually, it's a "half" good reason:
"The half-marathon is a whole lot less wear and tear and a whole...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To cheers and techno music, Electric Run competitors gathered after sunset with glow sticks and neon spandex, fuzzy hats and face paint to run the 5K night course, accompanied by a light show.
"The atmosphere was charged and energetic, and I had a great...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Back in the day, before I knew the running terms "hill repeats" or "pace," I'd take Harbor Boulevard home from work and stop at the Big 5.
Inside the rubbery-smelling sporting goods store, I'd head for the sale aisle, buy the cheapest running shoes, tie...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Next weekend, while sane people in Baltimore are barbecuing in the backyard, I'll be in Oregon with 11 friends. We're going for a run.
The route starts at 6,000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hood. Twenty-eight hours later, we expect to finish on a wide,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Zach Zimmerman freely admits what he does is a little crazy.
In May, he ran two marathons in 15 days. This summer, he ran four half marathons in four days.
"I felt good enough to run another one on the fifth day too," he said. "But I had to spend...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:28 PM
As it is with any fall season, the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team has been busy with workouts, preparing for an upcoming invitational season that it hopes, like many of its predecessors, will end with a late-November trip to Fresno.