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  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
  • Commentary: 'Process goals' keep us running

    Jaws dropped when Jake's Prius pulled into the lot Saturday morning. We'd received his terse emails with news of his nephew, Sam. Not good news. Jake and Lea took turns at the hospital, never leaving Sam alone. Since normalcy was out the window, the...
  • In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course

    In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course
    With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue. Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
  • Under Armour will still provide shirts for Baltimore Marathon

    Under Armour will still provide shirts for Baltimore Marathon
    Under Armour won't be the Baltimore Running Festival's title sponsor going forward, but the company made clear on Thursday it will continue to outfit Baltimore runners. The company has signed a multi-year deal with Corrigan Sports Enterprises Inc.,...
  • Baltimore Marathon participants plan practice run Saturday morning

    Several hundred runners readying themselves to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival in October are planning an organized training run Saturday morning. The run, which will include water stops for participants along a 10- to 20-mile loop that...
  • Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational

    Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational
    Ryan Forsyth and Rhys Burgett routinely push each other in Severna Park practices. They believe that makes both run faster and better. They took that strategy to Saturday's 62nd annual Spiked Shoe Cross Country Invitational at Wyman Park, and it paid...
  • Commentary: Kept in check by one tough coach

    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...
  • Mead ready for Boston Marathon

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon
    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...
  • Shamrock Shuffle closes some downtown streets today

    Shamrock Shuffle closes some downtown streets today
    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...
  • Triathlon comes to H.B.

    Triathlon comes to H.B.
    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...
  • Commentary: It's time to start a runner's diary to gear up for LA

    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...