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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,...
  • 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,...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    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...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Carroll, Henry rule at Sentara 5K in Hampton

    Running: 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,...
  • Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner

    Surf City will be 100th marathon for one runner
    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...
  • Commentary: Surviving the L.A. Marathon – in an SUV

    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...
  • Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida

    Top 5 Coolest 5Ks in South Florida
    Tired of the same old 5K runs in your city? Some organizations are starting to spice up their races with cool obstacles, costumes and a whole lot of paint. Come out and enjoy the endorphin-gushing craze!   5. Neon Vibe 5K It’s dark outside,...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    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...
  • Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year

    Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year
    Playing ice hockey was the sport of choice for Michael Sonderegger when he entered high school, but at the urging of a classmate, he decided to try out for the boys cross country team his sophomore year at Park Vista. "A friend of mine convinced me to...