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  • 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...
  • Gallagher, Nirich win VSGA Senior Four-ball Championship | Community news

    Though playing together for the first time, Jim Gallagher of Yorktown and Jim Nirich of Catlett looked like a dream team in the opening round of the VSGA Senior Four-ball Championship last Wednesday. But would that change the next day when they were...
  • Run will raise cash, burn calories

    Run will raise cash, burn calories
    Anyone worried about consuming too many calories at this weekend's Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club Fish Fry won't have to go far to work them off. Runners and walkers can join the sixth annual Costa Mesa Community Run, which takes place Sunday along...
  • 66 years of the 'best fish anywhere'

    66 years of the 'best fish anywhere'
    Only three people can list the ingredients of the Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club's secret fish batter recipe. President Mike Scheafer is one of them, and he claims that the directions will probably accompany him to his grave. The 59-year-old Costa...
  • Commentary: Marathon preparation requires mental toughness

    On May 11 I received a compliment that, until now, I've kept secret. Reminds me of a wrapped present handed to me at a 1948 kindergarten gift exchange. All around me, 5-year-olds ripped into their bounty. I took mine home, wrapped. At 69 1/2, I still...
  • St. Thomas, Heritage finish first in state in FHSAA All-Sports standings

    St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage finished first in the state in their respective classifications in the final 2012-13 FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports overall points standings for boys and girls sports combined. St. Thomas racked up 1,...
  • Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon

     Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon
    WILLIAMSBURG — Runners from the Hampton Roads area dominated the Run for the Dream Half Marathon on Saturday, taking the top spot in the women's race and the top two for the men. Smithfield's Victor Flemming, 34, and John Piggott, 48, of...
  • Run for the Dream Half Marathon participant uses races to raise money for cancer research

    Briana Kirby first started running as a hobby. But, after losing her mother to colon cancer in August 2012, Kirby is finding that running is allowing her to share her mother's story and raise money for cancer research. Kirby, an Old Dominion alum,...