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  • Commentary: Older runners are serious — we care about our times

    She was mad. Gray hair curling above her ears, the slender lady in black spandex and a neat white top turned to address me. Awaiting the announcement of age-group awards, we stood in the midst of the gaggle of runners gathered at the bandstand after...
  • Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago

    Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago
    Two-time Olympian Matt Tegenkamp is to make his marathon debut at the Oct. 13 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Tegenkamp, 31, has been one of the leading track distance runners in the United States for seven seasons. The Wisconsin grad from Lee&...
  • Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca

    Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca
    Traffic races by on Interstate Highway 290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, while airplanes from O'Hare International Airport soar overhead. Tucked away from the bustle is Itasca, a remarkably secluded and low-key western suburb with residents going about...
  • Run offers a chance to shine

    Run offers a chance to shine
    Talk about a runner's glow: A 5K fun run at 8 p.m. Saturday promises to light you up. Neon Vibe 5K staffers shine fluorescent glow lights on participants at four points on the course, and runners get a packet of glowing powder to dump onto their...
  • Commentary: The fellowship of runners

    Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good." I called right away. "It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious." The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...
  • End of summer brings fundraisers for men's health, a fire station and school children [Owings Mills]

    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...
  • Connecticut Running Events In August

    Connecticut Running Events In August
    Summer Series 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....
  • A guide to half-marathons in Southern California

    A guide to half-marathons in Southern California
    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-...
  • Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

    Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners
    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...
  • Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps

    Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps
    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...
  • Commentary: Faulty shoes keep me running for a better pair

    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...