| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Re. "The L.A. Marathon at 70?," March 24:
I opened Jake's email congratulating me on my Daily Pilot commentary:
"Nice article! You've made your public proclamation; thrown down the gauntlet; taken a stand; called out the competition; gone eye to eye...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances.
She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line.
She's also no...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Streets downtown will be closed and crowded this morning thanks to the 34th running of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, the first big running event of the year.
Three main thoroughfares – Lake Shore Drive, Congress Parkway and North...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:03 AM
On a breezy Saturday morning in the parking lot of Huntington State Beach, Jesus Trujillo was involved in some last-minute preparations before participating in the Huntington Beach triathlon and 5K.
The 23-year-old from Rowland Heights had half of his...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Often, but even more so since my Daily Pilot commentaries began appearing, a friend will open a conversation with, "You're a runner ..."
I tell myself, "OK, for the sake of this chat, I'll pretend I'm a runner."
The friend probably visualizes me running...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Mosi Smith is an accomplished ultra-distance runner who plans to shepherd a group of Midshipmen through Monday's marathon. The Baltimore Sun talked with Smith, who has had a seven-year career as an officer with the Marines, about his race plans, his...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Explosion update: Details of evacuation after Boston Marathon blast
Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden says she played to her strengths in winning this year's Boston Marathon.
"My weakness, I think everyone knows, is going downhill," she told...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:57 AM
BOSTON -- At least three people are dead and 100 injured after two bomb blasts shook the site of the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon, with a third, possibly related incident an hour and a half later, reported at Boston's John F. Kennedy...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Ryan McGrath and other Baltimore-area runners were relaxing after the Boston Marathon, refueling with some burritos, when they heard the blasts.
"I thought maybe it's one of those boat-type things that just shoots off a cannon every day," said McGrath,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:01 PM
It was Williamsburg resident Matt Boothe’s first marathon. He never got to finish.
Boothe and running companion Lynn Howard of York County were participating in Monday’s Boston Marathon when the explosions that killed two and injured more...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Melissa Mead ran in the Boston Marathon for the first time Monday. She will remember it more now because of the two bombings near the finish line at the historic race.
Mead was among at least 35 runners from the Newport-Mesa area who ran in the world's...