| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Aaron Braun, who tied the course record at the Manchester Road Race last year, said Wednesday night at the pre-race pasta dinner that he's in better shape than last year but he's not sure if he will be able to break the record this year because the...
| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Two years ago, while competing in a 5K run in Clermont, Danielle Frazier noticed a handful of runners a few paces ahead sporting T-shirts with an eye-catching catchphrase: Black Girls RUN!
And that's exactly what she did, running after the ladies to...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Days away from the culmination of a season-long effort, the Glendale Community College cross-country program was given a little preview of what to expect Saturday when the men’s and women’s teams participate in the 50th annual CCCAA Cross-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:48 AM
As Catholic's Ellie Gonzalez staked out a lead in the Girls Elite race of the Spiked Shoe Invitational in September, she felt a familiar urge.
She needed to throw up. So with a runner breathing down her neck, Gonzalez puked and kept going.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:58 PM
RunSafer seminar: A nice jog by yourself can be relaxing, but it also can be risky. Todd Williams, a U.S. 10K Olympian in 1992 and 1996 and a black belt in jujitsu, will lead a RunSafer seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday at Runner's Depot, 2233 S. University...
| Nov 19, 2013
For the past dozen years, Bill McManus's Thanksgiving has begun with a 4 a.m. wake-up call. As race director of the Naperville Noon Lions Turkey Trot, he has helped the race blossom from a small event with 350 runners in 1998 to one of the largest...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The day before the Group 3A state cross country championships at the Great Meadow Course near Warrenton, an opposing coach asked Lafayette coach Craig Wortman about his team's chances of winning the title.
Wortman answered with kind of authority that...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
The annual Turkey Trot race sponsored by Blue Talon Bistro in Williamsburg gets underway Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. Organizers are expecting as many as 3,000 runners at the annual event.
Folks can register online at www.btb5k.mettleevents.com or...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:17 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Fred Schumacher knew the race was worse than he thought it would be when he watched a group of Marines climb into a pickup truck and quit after the first few checkpoints.
The first JFK 50 Mile race Schumacher ran, on March 30 1974, offered a...