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  • Surf City Marathon more than a race

    Surf City Marathon more than a race
    For some, the 17th annual Surf City Marathon is just another stop on their race tour. But for others, like Lina Fichera, it's something they've been waiting to cross off their bucket list. Fichera, 49, survived coma and a prognosis of never being able...
  • Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses

    Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses
    Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time. Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park. Once his...
  • Sports Roundup: Tim Tucker leaves Pasadena for Maranatha, Jared Papazian revives MMA career and Angel Villagran tosses perfect game for Burbank

    Sports Roundup: Tim Tucker leaves Pasadena for Maranatha, Jared Papazian revives MMA career and Angel Villagran tosses perfect game for Burbank
    It might be baseball season in Southern California, but there was no shortage of big basketball news this week, as the coach of one of the area's winningest programs switched schools to join a nearby program. Maranatha announced the hiring of Pasadena...
  • Commentary: I plan to run the L.A. Marathon at 70

    The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan. Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...
  • Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands

    Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands
    The event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope. A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
  • Early 20th-century marathons found a starting line in Laurel [History Matters]

    From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in...
  • Remembering Chase Kowalski At Sandy Hook Run For The Families 5K

    HARTFORD — Chase Kowalski didn't want to wear his swim vest. So he watched Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte during the Olympics last summer and taught himself how to swim. The training wheels stayed on his first bike from Christmas until the first...
  • Disney World adds 10K, Dopey Challenge to expanded marathon weekend

    Disney World adds 10K, Dopey Challenge to expanded marathon weekend
    If you thought Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge was crazy (running both Disney's marathon and half marathon), things are about to get Dopey. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend, Jan. 8-12, will expand to five days and will include a 10K, along with the...
  • Sandy Hook Run Proved We Care, Despite Still Struggling With The Tears

    I've convinced two of my boys that waking up early and running a 5K is a fun way to spend a morning. Before you imagine happy-faced kids motivated by fitness and together-time with Mom, forget it: I buy them a half-dozen doughnuts on the way home. Every...
  • XTERRA Trail Run Series makes Maryland debut on April 6 at Seneca Creek

    XTERRA Trail Run Series makes Maryland debut on April 6 at Seneca Creek
    Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
  • Around Town: Course record set at marathon

    Around Town: Course record set at marathon
    A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday. Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39. Tyler...