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  • 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,...
  • Commentary: 'Process goals' keep us running

    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...
  • In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course

    In big-money obstacle races, mud and risk are par for the course
    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...
  • Under Armour will still provide shirts for Baltimore Marathon

    Under Armour will still provide shirts for Baltimore Marathon
    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.,...
  • Baltimore Marathon participants plan practice run Saturday morning

    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...
  • 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...