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  • 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...
  • Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Fresno on Breakers' minds

    Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Fresno on Breakers' minds
    As it is with any fall season, the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team has been busy with workouts, preparing for an upcoming invitational season that it hopes, like many of its predecessors, will end with a late-November trip to Fresno. That...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Correction The sport that Thomas Swartz of Crofton participated in at the National Senior Games in Cleveland was listed incorrectly in the July 21 editions. Swartz competed in cycling, winning the bronze medal in the 20-kilometer road race and a...
  • Baltimore marathon is on track despite loss of Under Armour as title sponsor

    Baltimore marathon is on track despite loss of Under Armour as title sponsor
    Under Armour's decision to not renew its title sponsorship of the Baltimore Running Festival won't change the experience for participants, its organizer said Monday. "Obviously, it's a lot of money," said Lee Corrigan, president of Corrigan Sports...
  • Commentary: Fear and loathing of a limp

    I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone. My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...
  • Chicago Marathon beefing up security

    Chicago Marathon beefing up security
    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...
  • Mixed feelings on shift of cross country state championship meet

    Mixed feelings on shift of cross country state championship meet
    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...
  • Celebration Run coming to Havre de Grace on Sept. 21

    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...
  • Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'

    Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'
    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...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...