| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:11 PM
While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon.
Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:40 AM
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,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:37 AM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:16 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:32 PM
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-...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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-...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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...