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  • Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational

    Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational
    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...
  • Commentary: The fellowship of runners

    Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good." I called right away. "It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious." The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...
  • Mead ready for Boston Marathon

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon
    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...
  • Shamrock Shuffle closes some downtown streets today

    Shamrock Shuffle closes some downtown streets today
    Streets downtown will be closed and crowded this morning thanks to the 34th running of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, the first big running event of the year. Three main thoroughfares – Lake Shore Drive, Congress Parkway and North...
  • Triathlon comes to H.B.

    Triathlon comes to H.B.
    On a breezy Saturday morning in the parking lot of Huntington State Beach, Jesus Trujillo was involved in some last-minute preparations before participating in the Huntington Beach triathlon and 5K. The 23-year-old from Rowland Heights had half of his...
  • Commentary: It's time to start a runner's diary to gear up for LA

    Often, but even more so since my Daily Pilot commentaries began appearing, a friend will open a conversation with, "You're a runner ..." I tell myself, "OK, for the sake of this chat, I'll pretend I'm a runner." The friend probably visualizes me running...
  • Boston capsule: Mosi Smith

    Boston capsule: Mosi Smith
    Mosi Smith is an accomplished ultra-distance runner who plans to shepherd a group of Midshipmen through Monday's marathon. The Baltimore Sun talked with Smith, who has had a seven-year career as an officer with the Marines, about his race plans, his...
  • Desisa, Jeptoo win Boston Marathon

    Desisa, Jeptoo win Boston Marathon
    Explosion update: Details of evacuation after Boston Marathon blast 12:56 Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden says she played to her strengths in winning this year's Boston Marathon. "My weakness, I think everyone knows, is going downhill," she told...
  • Blasts lead to deaths, injury after Boston Marathon

    Blasts lead to deaths, injury after Boston Marathon
    BOSTON -- At least three people are dead and 100 injured after two bomb blasts shook the site of the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon, with a third, possibly related incident an hour and a half later, reported at Boston's John F. Kennedy...
  • Baltimore-area residents near Boston Marathon blasts

    Baltimore-area residents near Boston Marathon blasts
    Ryan McGrath and other Baltimore-area runners were relaxing after the Boston Marathon, refueling with some burritos, when they heard the blasts. "I thought maybe it's one of those boat-type things that just shoots off a cannon every day," said McGrath,...
  • Several Peninsula-area Boston Marathon participants reported safe; security vigilant in Hampton Roads

    Several Peninsula-area Boston Marathon participants reported safe; security vigilant in Hampton Roads
    It was Williamsburg resident Matt Boothe’s first marathon. He never got to finish. Boothe and running companion Lynn Howard of York County were participating in Monday’s Boston Marathon when the explosions that killed two and injured more...