| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Had a sobering experience the other day.
Fellow runners Jill and Tony put me in the back seat of their big Suburban and wore me out driving the Los Angeles Marathon course.
Tony drove, Jill's an excellent navigator, so I did nothing but sit on my...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:17 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown.
He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Robert Mignosa will be running his 100th marathon when he takes on Huntington Beach's 18th annual Surf City Marathon on Feb. 2.
The 64-year-old Huntington Beach resident ran his first in 1964 but several years ago encountered a bump in the road. He...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:39 AM
Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society.
Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Taylor Harrison wouldn’t call it her best meet ever, but her performance at the prestigious Christmas on the Chesapeake Gymnastics Invitational in Baltimore definitely ranked as an unforgettable accomplishment.
For starters, the World Class...