| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:26 PM
HARTFORD — Chase Kowalski didn't want to wear his swim vest. So he watched Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte during the Olympics last summer and taught himself how to swim.
The training wheels stayed on his first bike from Christmas until the first...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:01 PM
If you thought Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge was crazy (running both Disney's marathon and half marathon), things are about to get Dopey. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend, Jan. 8-12, will expand to five days and will include a 10K, along with the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:06 AM
I've convinced two of my boys that waking up early and running a 5K is a fun way to spend a morning. Before you imagine happy-faced kids motivated by fitness and together-time with Mom, forget it: I buy them a half-dozen doughnuts on the way home. Every...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday.
Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:24 PM
With depth and a promising freshmen class, there's plenty of optimism surrounding the Glendale Community College men's and women's track and field teams.
The Vaqueros, who will begin their season Feb. 16 at the Pomona-Pitzer All Comers Meet, figure to...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
A Chicago Marathon official said Tuesday that registration for the October event will not reopen until at least Thursday after website woes caused registration to be temporarily suspended.
Fifteen thousand entries to the Oct. 13 race remain. The...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will reopen its registration March 5 as a lottery to fill the last 15,000 spots, marathon officials announced Thursday.
Runners can enter the lottery at chicagomarathon.com starting at 12:01 a.m., March 5, until 9 p....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Runners started entering a lottery to register for the Chicago Marathon at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday.
Marathon registration was briefly open for a few hours last month until Web problems forced officials to shut the process down. Thirty thousand runners...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:19 PM
MaryElizabeth Warhol of the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins didn't have much of a chance to relax at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Richmond, but she didn't mind.
Warhol, an Auburn University signee, emerged as the high-points...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Lukas Verzbicas stopped halfway through the final leg of his first triathlon since the July 31 bicycle training crash that left him with spinal injuries so bad that doctors had feared permanent paralysis.
"I'm not ready to compete at such a high level,"...