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  • 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...
  • Newport-Mesa marathoners are OK

    Newport-Mesa marathoners are OK
    Melissa Mead ran in the Boston Marathon for the first time Monday. She will remember it more now because of the two bombings near the finish line at the historic race. Mead was among at least 35 runners from the Newport-Mesa area who ran in the world's...
  • Editorial: Heartbreak At The Finish Line

    Editorial: Heartbreak At The Finish Line
    The Boston Marathon is a rite of spring in New England, one of the great festive days of the year. Many's the time we've gone up early for the Red Sox game and then walked over to Kenmore Square to watch the runners scoot or struggle past. The city is...
  • Inability of Burbank runner to make Boston Marathon 'very well could have saved my life'

    Lisa-Marie Burnside woke up in her Burbank home Monday morning devastated that she wouldn’t be running in the Boston Marathon. The 28-year-old qualified this year after finishing the Los Angeles Marathon in just under 3 1/2 hours. But she pulled...
  • Commentary: A marathoner reflects on Boston tragedy

    A marathon brings tens of thousands of runners to a single spot in a celebration of human energy, work ethic and common joy. I have stood, packed together with marathoners at the early-morning start line, feeling strong, secure and anticipatory. What...