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  • Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'

    Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With her wheelchair pushed aside, Erika Brannock gripped her walker and moved slowly toward the Thunder Road 5K finish line. Inside, her brother-in-law, Michael Gross, was bursting with pride to see Brannock walking with a...
  • In its 51st year, JFK 50 Mile race keeps competitors coming back

    In its 51st year, JFK 50 Mile race keeps competitors coming back
    Fred Schumacher knew the race was worse than he thought it would be when he watched a group of Marines climb into a pickup truck and quit after the first few checkpoints. The first JFK 50 Mile race Schumacher ran, on March 30 1974, offered a...
  • Blue Talon Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving morning

    Blue Talon Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving morning
    The annual Turkey Trot race sponsored by Blue Talon Bistro in Williamsburg gets underway Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. Organizers are expecting as many as 3,000 runners at the annual event. Folks can register online at www.btb5k.mettleevents.com or...
  • Lafayette runners 'put it all together' at the right time to win 3A state cross country title

    Lafayette runners 'put it all together' at the right time to win 3A state cross country title
    The day before the Group 3A state cross country championships at the Great Meadow Course near Warrenton, an opposing coach asked Lafayette coach Craig Wortman about his team's chances of winning the title. Wortman answered with kind of authority that...
  • RunSafer seminar at Runner's Depot

    RunSafer seminar at Runner's Depot
    RunSafer seminar: A nice jog by yourself can be relaxing, but it also can be risky. Todd Williams, a U.S. 10K Olympian in 1992 and 1996 and a black belt in jujitsu, will lead a RunSafer seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday at Runner's Depot, 2233 S. University...
  • For some, a little vomit is a part of running

    For some, a little vomit is a part of running
    As Catholic's Ellie Gonzalez staked out a lead in the Girls Elite race of the Spiked Shoe Invitational in September, she felt a familiar urge. She needed to throw up. So with a runner breathing down her neck, Gonzalez puked and kept going. "It's...
  • Glendale Community College cross-country readies for final race

    Glendale Community College cross-country readies for final race
    Days away from the culmination of a season-long effort, the Glendale Community College cross-country program was given a little preview of what to expect Saturday when the men’s and women’s teams participate in the 50th annual CCCAA Cross-...
  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training. He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
  • Briefs: Fischer on Canada Cup roster

    The USA Women's Senior National Team on Tuesday announced its roster of players who will compete at the Canada Cup starting Monday at Gatineau, Canada. Included on the 15-player roster is Laguna Beach High junior Makenzie Fischer. Team USA, coached by...
  • La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume

    La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume
    The forecast promised rain on Thanksgiving, but luckily for La Cañada residents that promise and the clouds that came with it were broken Thursday morning as the sun shone down on Memorial Park for the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive,...
  • 5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter

    5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter
    After Tom Linsenmeyer committed suicide in 2001, his brothers and sister decided the best way to keep the student-athlete's memory alive would be a run for charity. Now in its 12th year, Tom's 5K Reindeer Run raises thousands of dollars for Sarah's...