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  • Runners, spectators raise record donations at 2013 Heather Hurd Run

    Five hundred fifty runners and walkers broke records in attendance and in funds raised at the Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk on Nov. 9 at Harford Community College. Nearly 250 more participants ran or walked in the race on...
  • Runners raise money to help injured Maryland state trooper

    Runners raise money to help injured Maryland state trooper
    Hundreds of people donned sneakers on a crisp, sunny Sunday morning to show their support for a Maryland state trooper critically injured on the job last month. The crowd gathered at the Maryland State Police Academy in Sykesville for the "5K for JK,"...
  • End of summer brings fundraisers for men's health, a fire station and school children [Owings Mills]

    The Zero Prostate Cancer Challenge is the only physician-based prostate cancer awareness and fundraising program in America. Chesapeake Urology Associates began the event in 2007, and it now encompasses 36 cities! On Sept. 29, runners and walkers will...
  • Connecticut Running Events In August

    Connecticut Running Events In August
    Summer Series Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
  • A guide to half-marathons in Southern California

    A guide to half-marathons in Southern California
    There are half-marathons held somewhere in California — and especially Southern California — virtually every weekend of the year. A good guide is http://www.HalfMarathons.net. What follows is a look at some of the region's most popular half-...
  • Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

    Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners
    There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines. Actually, it's a "half" good reason: "The half-marathon is a whole lot less wear and tear and a whole...
  • Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps

    Latest 5K runs are more for laughs than laps
    To cheers and techno music, Electric Run competitors gathered after sunset with glow sticks and neon spandex, fuzzy hats and face paint to run the 5K night course, accompanied by a light show. "The atmosphere was charged and energetic, and I had a great...
  • Commentary: Faulty shoes keep me running for a better pair

    Back in the day, before I knew the running terms "hill repeats" or "pace," I'd take Harbor Boulevard home from work and stop at the Big 5. Inside the rubbery-smelling sporting goods store, I'd head for the sale aisle, buy the cheapest running shoes, tie...
  • 'An adrenaline junkie's dream'

    'An adrenaline junkie's dream'
    Next weekend, while sane people in Baltimore are barbecuing in the backyard, I'll be in Oregon with 11 friends. We're going for a run. The route starts at 6,000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hood. Twenty-eight hours later, we expect to finish on a wide,...
  • Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru

    Inca Trail Marathon is a runner's high in Peru
    — There's really no better way to see a place than by foot. Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass. And it's a race. Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a...
  • Marathon maniacs earn their moniker

    Marathon maniacs earn their moniker
    Zach Zimmerman freely admits what he does is a little crazy. In May, he ran two marathons in 15 days. This summer, he ran four half marathons in four days. "I felt good enough to run another one on the fifth day too," he said. "But I had to spend...