| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Two-time Olympian Matt Tegenkamp is to make his marathon debut at the Oct. 13 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Tegenkamp, 31, has been one of the leading track distance runners in the United States for seven seasons.
The Wisconsin grad from Lee&...
| Jun 28, 2013
Traffic races by on Interstate Highway 290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, while airplanes from O'Hare International Airport soar overhead. Tucked away from the bustle is Itasca, a remarkably secluded and low-key western suburb with residents going about...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Talk about a runner's glow: A 5K fun run at 8 p.m. Saturday promises to light you up.
Neon Vibe 5K staffers shine fluorescent glow lights on participants at four points on the course, and runners get a packet of glowing powder to dump onto their...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Color Run, known as the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet,’ passed through Orlando this weekend in a blur of brilliant hues.
Roughly 10,000 runners, many of them first-time racers, tore through the streets near the Citrus Bowl and surrounding...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For some, the 17th annual Surf City Marathon is just another stop on their race tour. But for others, like Lina Fichera, it's something they've been waiting to cross off their bucket list.
Fichera, 49, survived coma and a prognosis of never being able...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:18 PM
It might be baseball season in Southern California, but there was no shortage of big basketball news this week, as the coach of one of the area's winningest programs switched schools to join a nearby program.
Maranatha announced the hiring of Pasadena...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan.
Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope.
A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in...