| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
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....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Lukas Verzbicas stopped halfway through the final leg of his first triathlon since the July 31 bicycle training crash that left him with spinal injuries so bad that doctors had feared permanent paralysis.
"I'm not ready to compete at such a high level,"...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:18 PM
It might be baseball season in Southern California, but there was no shortage of big basketball news this week, as the coach of one of the area's winningest programs switched schools to join a nearby program.
Maranatha announced the hiring of Pasadena...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan.
Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope.
A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:26 PM
HARTFORD — Chase Kowalski didn't want to wear his swim vest. So he watched Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte during the Olympics last summer and taught himself how to swim.
The training wheels stayed on his first bike from Christmas until the first...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:01 PM
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...