| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Northfield State Fair
Bring your appetite to Clarkson Park where there will be a pie baking contest and ribfest judging. In addition to food there is bingo, music and fun for all ages. northfieldparkdistrict....
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Color Run, known as the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet,’ passed through Orlando this weekend in a blur of brilliant hues.
Roughly 10,000 runners, many of them first-time racers, tore through the streets near the Citrus Bowl and surrounding...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A Boston Magazine cover of multi-hued sneakers shaped into a heart, framing the headline “We Will Finish the Race,” is drawing acclaim as a symbol of hope and recovery in the aftermath of the deadly marathon bombings.
The May issue, which...
| Aug 18, 2013
— There's really no better way to see a place than by foot.
Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass.
And it's a race.
Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The number taunted Tsegaye Kebede. He had been one of the world's best marathoners since winning a 2008 Olympic bronze medal, had wins and second places in some of the world's top races, yet the 25-year-old Ethiopian always wondered when he would...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule.
The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
| Jul 3, 2013
It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:19 PM
LA CRESCENTA — Preparation and familiarization defined the first run of the three-leg Crescenta Valley Cross-Country Summer Series on Wednesday afternoon.
A total of 59 runners from ages 6 to 45 competed in two races held at Crescenta Valley Park....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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-...