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  • Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca

    Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca
    Traffic races by on Interstate Highway 290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, while airplanes from O'Hare International Airport soar overhead. Tucked away from the bustle is Itasca, a remarkably secluded and low-key western suburb with residents going about...
  • Fall 2012

    Fall 2012
    SEPTEMBER SEPT. 15 NORTHFIELD Northfield State Fair 6-10 p.m. 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....
  • Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail

    Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail
    -------------------- 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...
  • The Color Run streaks through Orlando

    The Color Run streaks through Orlando
    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...
  • 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...
  • Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru

    Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru
    — 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...
  • Kebede wins Chicago Marathon in course-record 2:04:38

    Kebede wins Chicago Marathon in course-record 2:04:38
    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...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    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...
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    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 ......
  • Summer Series debuts at CV Park

    Summer Series debuts at CV Park
    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....
  • Commentary: The fellowship of runners

    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...