| 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 18, 2013
— There's really no better way to see a place than by foot.
Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass.
And it's a race.
Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a...
| 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.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:01 AM
The sport that Thomas Swartz of Crofton participated in at the National Senior Games in Cleveland was listed incorrectly in the July 21 editions. Swartz competed in cycling, winning the bronze medal in the 20-kilometer road race and a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Under Armour's decision to not renew its title sponsorship of the Baltimore Running Festival won't change the experience for participants, its organizer said Monday.
"Obviously, it's a lot of money," said Lee Corrigan, president of Corrigan Sports...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:13 PM
I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone.
My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:57 AM
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is imposing beefed-up security measures for the 26.2-mile race Oct. 13.
"The bag check is something we've been looking at for a couple of years," Carey Pinkowski, the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Anyone who’s tried to conquer the brutal cross country course at Hereford High School knows “The Dip” and “The Maze,” as well as “The Cornfield.”
While on the course, runners know the pain they’ll endure...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The 17th annual Harford Memorial Hospital Celebration Run 5K in Havre de Grace will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Pre-registration is $20 and continues through Sept. 20. Race day registration is $25 and will be held from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. behind...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As a creative director at Cramer-Krasselt (think Don Draper without the booze or cigarettes), Derek Sherman must get into people's heads. It's his job to figure out what makes people buy one product — Monopoly, let's say — over another. For...