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  • After Bombing, Rodgers And Beardsley Determined To Run Boston Next Year

    On Friday night, Bill Rodgers was in Roanoke, Va., getting ready to run a marathon relay with Frank Shorter Saturday. Dick Beardsley was looking out the window at a foot of snow in Minnesota, preparing to give a speech at a fundraiser to help people...
  • Runners gather in solidarity with Boston

    Runners gather in solidarity with Boston
    In an act of solidarity, about 80 runners from Huntington Beach and Orange County gathered Monday at the Huntington Beach Pier in a run for Boston. Wearing running bibs with the date of the attack and the Boston skyline underneath, participants ran...
  • Heart of Boston : Marathon sneakers form iconic image

    Heart of Boston : Marathon sneakers form iconic image
    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...
  • Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend adds new race, new challenge and new medals

    Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend adds new race, new challenge and new medals
    Building on the success of its women-focused events, runDisney is broadening the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Disney World next year by adding a 10K and a new two-race challenge. The Princess 10K gives runners of various levels more...
  • Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk at HCC raises $20,000

    More than 350 runners and walkers raised $20,000 Sunday to benefit the Adam Thompson Memorial Nursing Scholarship at Harford Community College and the Adam Thompson Memorial Education Scholarship at Upper Chesapeake Health. The Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk...
  • Havel, O'Donnell win OC Marathon

    Havel, O'Donnell win OC Marathon
    Kimberly O'Donnell graduated from Harvard University last year and ran in the 2012 Boston Marathon. She has a strong connection with Boston. When the Boston Marathon bombings occurred last month, she immediately called friends and former roommates in...
  • OC Marathon: Runner uses 'Hope' to press on

    OC Marathon: Runner uses 'Hope' to press on
    It's tremendously fitting that an inspirational half-marathon runner in Sunday's OC Marathon has the first name of Hope. Hope Zayas, a 42-year-old Costa Mesa resident, has used hope amid great despair in the form of breast cancer over the past year...
  • Paced by a departed friend

    As Liliana Hernandez dashes over trails in the Verdugo Mountains 10k race on Sunday, she will hear the voice of her murdered coach saying, "just one more hill." Hernandez's coach, Gretchen Lohr Corrales, was gunned down November 2012 in downtown Los...
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP: Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio pushes through pain, wind to another SoCal title

    WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD Glendale Community College at Southern California prelims: There isn’t much about the 10,000-meter run for GCC’s Grace Zamudio to like. Still, it appears to be her specialty. The Vaqueros sophomore proved...
  • High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon

    High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon
    Security was ramped up, bomb-sniffing dogs made their rounds and a moment of silence was observed before the first runners kicked off the annual O.C. Marathon on Sunday. Boston, it seemed, was on everyone’s mind. Kimberly O'Donnell, a 23-year-...
  • Commentary: Whole day of memories from OC Half Marathon

    It's 4 a.m. Sunday. Evie calls. Worried about street closures, she summons me to her house on Bayside Drive earlier than our 5:30 a.m. meeting time. My Saturday night had been a lovely 50th wedding anniversary party, bedtime past 11 p.m. Evie's call...