| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:57 AM
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is imposing beefed-up security measures for the 26.2-mile race Oct. 13.
"The bag check is something we've been looking at for a couple of years," Carey Pinkowski, the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Anyone who’s tried to conquer the brutal cross country course at Hereford High School knows “The Dip” and “The Maze,” as well as “The Cornfield.”
While on the course, runners know the pain they’ll endure...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The 17th annual Harford Memorial Hospital Celebration Run 5K in Havre de Grace will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Pre-registration is $20 and continues through Sept. 20. Race day registration is $25 and will be held from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. behind...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As a creative director at Cramer-Krasselt (think Don Draper without the booze or cigarettes), Derek Sherman must get into people's heads. It's his job to figure out what makes people buy one product — Monopoly, let's say — over another. For...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Jaws dropped when Jake's Prius pulled into the lot Saturday morning.
We'd received his terse emails with news of his nephew, Sam. Not good news. Jake and Lea took turns at the hospital, never leaving Sam alone.
Since normalcy was out the window, the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue.
Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Under Armour won't be the Baltimore Running Festival's title sponsor going forward, but the company made clear on Thursday it will continue to outfit Baltimore runners.
The company has signed a multi-year deal with Corrigan Sports Enterprises Inc.,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Several hundred runners readying themselves to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival in October are planning an organized training run Saturday morning.
The run, which will include water stops for participants along a 10- to 20-mile loop that...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Ryan Forsyth and Rhys Burgett routinely push each other in Severna Park practices. They believe that makes both run faster and better.
They took that strategy to Saturday's 62nd annual Spiked Shoe Cross Country Invitational at Wyman Park, and it paid...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Re. "The L.A. Marathon at 70?," March 24:
I opened Jake's email congratulating me on my Daily Pilot commentary:
"Nice article! You've made your public proclamation; thrown down the gauntlet; taken a stand; called out the competition; gone eye to eye...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances.
She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line.
She's also no...