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  • 2013 Mount Dora Half Marathon

    2013 Mount Dora Half Marathon
    With great weather for a run, more than 1,300 runners took to the roads around downtown Mount Dora for the Second Annual Mount Dora Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday, December 15, 2013. About 2,000 spectators lined the roads to cheer on the runners,...
  • Attorney raises marathon amounts for charity

    Meet Chuck Aron. This 67-year-old dynamo has run half-marathons, full marathons, raced in Chicago, raced in Boston, raised thousands of dollars for charity — and is the inspiration for “Chuck’s Chicks,” a group of women he...
  • Naperville runner wins city's new marathon

    Naperville runner wins city's new marathon
    More than 3,500 runners from across the area took to Naperville's streets Sunday morning as the Naperville Marathon stepped off from the campus of North Central College. Sponsored by Edward Hospital, the event raised more than $228,000 for 26...
  • Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen

    Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen
    As leaders on Hinsdale Central’s cross country team, Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen haven’t gotten caught up in early-season success. Huang ran a 5K in 15 minutes, 53 seconds to take second place in the Locktoberfest Invitational on Oct. 5,...
  • Friday's multi-sport college roundup: Williamsburg-area runners fare well in NCAA Southeast Regional

    Women’s cross country: William and Mary’s Emily Stites set a meet record to win the NCAA Southeast Regional championship Friday and led the Tribe to second place behind Virginia in the team standings on the Panorama Farms course in...
  • Cross country: Tabb's Kieffer takes fourth among Group 4A boys, heads area contingent on first day of state meets

    Several Peninsula-area competitors earned noteworthy finishes Friday as the VHSL state cross country championships began, though none took a championship. Competition resumes Saturday with the Group 3A, 2A and 1A meets. In boys 4A, one of the many 5-...
  • Inside the BRD: Lafayette boys win first state cross country championship as York's Connell finishes second in 3A meet

    Lafayette High’s boys cross country team picked up the first state title in program history Saturday with a first-place finish in the inaugural Group 3A state meet on the 5-kilometer Great Meadow course near Warrenton. The Rams finished with five-...
  • 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...