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  • 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...
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run tentatively set for November 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run tentatively set for November 2014
    Imagine running a 10-kilometer race more than 185 feet in the air, looking down and seeing the Chesapeake Bay. For those who've sat in traffic for what seemed like hours trying to get from one side of the Bay Bridge to the other — and even for...
  • Annual Heather Hurd Run/Walk coming up Saturday at HCC

    The fourth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at Harford Community College this Saturday, Nov. 10. The race, on a USA Track and Field certified course, honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford...
  • 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...
  • GCC track and field looking for long-distance success

    GCC track and field looking for long-distance success
    With depth and a promising freshmen class, there's plenty of optimism surrounding the Glendale Community College men's and women's track and field teams. The Vaqueros, who will begin their season Feb. 16 at the Pomona-Pitzer All Comers Meet, figure to...
  • Runners have trouble registering for marathon

    Runners have trouble registering for marathon
    A Chicago Marathon official said Tuesday that registration for the October event will not reopen until at least Thursday after website woes caused registration to be temporarily suspended. Fifteen thousand entries to the Oct. 13 race remain. The...
  • Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5

    Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will reopen its registration March 5 as a lottery to fill the last 15,000 spots, marathon officials announced Thursday. Runners can enter the lottery at chicagomarathon.com starting at 12:01 a.m., March 5, until 9 p....
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight

    Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight
    Runners started entering a lottery to register for the Chicago Marathon at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday. Marathon registration was briefly open for a few hours last month until Web problems forced officials to shut the process down. Thirty thousand runners...
  • Coast Guard Blue Dolphins' MaryElizabeth Warhol high-points champ at short-course senior meet | Community news

    MaryElizabeth Warhol of the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins didn't have much of a chance to relax at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Richmond, but she didn't mind. Warhol, an Auburn University signee, emerged as the high-points...