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  • Saturday's local roundup: Williamsburg's Colley of N.C. State gains first NCAA track All-America honor

    College track and field: Former Jamestown High standout Andrew Colley of Williamsburg placed 12th in the 5,000 meters (14:06.94) for NC State during the NCAA championships Saturday in Eugene, Ore., giving him second-team All-America recognition. Colley,...
  • Runners get down and dirty at Carroll Mud Run

    Runners get down and dirty at Carroll Mud Run
    Some approached the pool of brown water gingerly, jumping in with caution. The more adventurous ran toward it with purpose, leaping in with no hesitation. After all, it was the inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run. The dirty, muddy water was supposed to be the...
  • Arranca la fiebre de los maratones en el sur de Florida: Dónde ir, cómo y dónde prepararse

    Arranca la fiebre de los maratones en el sur de Florida: Dónde ir, cómo y dónde prepararse
    Ninguna actividad física está creciendo tanto como el medio maratón. Debido a que el clima del sur de Florida convierte a área en la meca para los aficionados a los ejercicios, se siguen aumentando en la lista anual cada vez más de estas carreras de 13....
  • Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running

    Back On My Feet's fight against homelessness starts with running
    When people talk about all the new activity in downtown L.A., they probably are not referring to the 100 or so people in running gear who recently gathered before dawn at a park near Chinatown. They were there to run a mile around Los Angeles State...
  • Bloxom leads Grafton girls and Kieffer leads Tabb boys to Conference 19 cross country titles

    Bloxom leads Grafton girls and Kieffer leads Tabb boys to Conference 19 cross country titles
    SMITHFIELD — Grafton High junior Rachel Bloxom says the object of cross country is to have fun. She and Tabb junior Baron Kieffer doubled their fun Thursday as they won the individual championships while leading their schools to the team titles in...
  • Commentary: Inspired to run — but later

    The nasty alarm screamed 5:30 a.m. "I'm not getting up tomorrow," I growled. I pulled on workout clothes, met Ken, my Tuesday-Wednesday running partner, and before I could change my mind, told him, "I'm sleeping in Wednesday." "You deserve it; you just...
  • College Roundup: Pirates claim XC conference titles

    MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY Orange Empire Conference Championships ORANGE — Orange Coast College runners placed first through fifth to create a perfect score for the victorious Pirates at Irvine Regional Park. Luis Morales, who completed the four-mile...
  • Alain Mimoun dies at 92; French runner won 1956 Olympic marathon

    Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
  • 6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon

    6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon
    Six runners who braved a half marathon in Pasadena amid record-breaking temperatures Sunday morning were hospitalized for heat-related conditions, authorities said. Paramedics treated 15 people for heat-related injuries along the course of the 3,500-...
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......
  • Commentary: Walking through the pain of running

    The alarm rips me out of sleep, 5:30a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. My eyes open to the thought: "It's long-run-day, 12 to 16 miles." Running alone midweek, I search for a new street or friendly dog on a leash trying to relieve boredom. Mostly, I long for...