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  • Commentary: Running gene? No, habit-forming persistence

    Miserably out of breath, exhausted, searching desperately for the balloon arch at the finish, I ran a 5K around Fashion Island 35 years ago. "Never will I sign up for another race." I resolved. I longed to be home with my husband and baby son,...
  • Saturday's local roundup: Williamsburg's Colley of N.C. State gains first NCAA track All-America honor

    College track and field: Former Jamestown High standout Andrew Colley of Williamsburg placed 12th in the 5,000 meters (14:06.94) for NC State during the NCAA championships Saturday in Eugene, Ore., giving him second-team All-America recognition. Colley,...
  • Runners get down and dirty at Carroll Mud Run

    Runners get down and dirty at Carroll Mud Run
    Some approached the pool of brown water gingerly, jumping in with caution. The more adventurous ran toward it with purpose, leaping in with no hesitation. After all, it was the inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run. The dirty, muddy water was supposed to be the...
  • Across the country, one runner at a time

    Across the country, one runner at a time
    Ryan Rodriguez had two location options to choose from for his leg of a countrywide relay. His choices were the city of Banning, in Riverside County, or the town of Amboy, in the Mojave Desert. Regardless of which area he ran through, the 41-year-old...
  • Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7

    Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7
    When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race. The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
  • Fathers celebrate their day by stepping out for NICU

    Fathers celebrate their day by stepping out for NICU
    For Sean Hearn, there was no better way to spend Father's Day than sweating through a hilly 5K road race in Towson, pushing sons Shane and Wyatt in a double-wide stroller. A little more than four years ago, Shane spent 10 days in the neonatal...
  • Rec sports: HCYP Patriots 10-U Red win softball state championship

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). 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...
  • One Run for Boston nears Springfield

    One Run for Boston nears Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A nationwide relay to benefit Boston bombing victims and survivors passed by the Oklahoma City Memorial on Tuesday and crosses into Missouri on Wednesday night. The relay started in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 7 and wraps up in...
  • Commentary: Older runners are serious — we care about our times

    She was mad. Gray hair curling above her ears, the slender lady in black spandex and a neat white top turned to address me. Awaiting the announcement of age-group awards, we stood in the midst of the gaggle of runners gathered at the bandstand after...
  • Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago

    Tegenkamp to make marathon debut in Chicago
    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&...
  • Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca

    Community spirit deep-rooted in Itasca
    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...