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  • runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events

    runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events
    With another year comes another loaded schedule of runDisney events at Walt Disney World.  Disney's Marathon Weekend will once again kick off the schedule with several events from Jan. 8-12. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend has expanded to five days and...
  • Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida

    Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida
    Tired of the same old 5K runs in your city? Some organizations are starting to spice up their races with cool obstacles, costumes and a whole lot of paint. Come out and enjoy the endorphin-gushing craze!   5. Neon Vibe 5K It’s dark outside,...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
  • Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year

    Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year
    Playing ice hockey was the sport of choice for Michael Sonderegger when he entered high school, but at the urging of a classmate, he decided to try out for the boys cross country team his sophomore year at Park Vista. "A friend of mine convinced me to...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Carroll, Henry rule at Sentara 5K in Hampton

    Running: Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society. Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
  • It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge

    It may be goofy, but 7,000 runners enter Disney Marathon Dopey Challenge
    Four characters in four days and 48.6 miles. Heather Montgomery has put away the Minnie Mouse costume that she wore for the five-kilometer race Thursday, the first day of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. She did the same with the Cheshire Cat...
  • Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner

    Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner
    Robert Mignosa will be running his 100th marathon when he takes on Huntington Beach's 18th annual Surf City Marathon on Feb. 2. The 64-year-old Huntington Beach resident ran his first in 1964 but several years ago encountered a bump in the road. He...
  • Commentary: Surviving the L.A. Marathon – in an SUV

    Had a sobering experience the other day. Fellow runners Jill and Tony put me in the back seat of their big Suburban and wore me out driving the Los Angeles Marathon course. Tony drove, Jill's an excellent navigator, so I did nothing but sit on my...
  • Daily Press All-Stars: York's Dawson Connell | Boys cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars: York's Dawson Connell |  Boys cross country
    York's Dawson Connell was blunt, calling his 2012 cross country season "mediocre." He said he had trouble getting mentally ready to train and said he wasn't in good enough shape to run a 5-kilometer race the way he wanted. All that changed in 2013....
  • Daily Press All-Stars: Peninsula Catholic's Molly McKenna | Girls cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars: Peninsula Catholic's Molly McKenna |  Girls cross country
    Molly McKenna's goal when this cross country season began was simple. She wanted to help Peninsula Catholic's girls win their third straight VISAA Division II state championship. McKenna had been an integral part of those first two teams after...
  • Off to the races: Upcoming Florida marathons and 5Ks

    Off to the races: Upcoming Florida marathons and 5Ks
    With its typically flat terrain and agreeable weather, the state of Florida often provides an ideal setting for runners looking for their next 5K or marathon. A variety of running events take place throughout the state and the year, and each brings a...