| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A Boston Magazine cover of multi-hued sneakers shaped into a heart, framing the headline “We Will Finish the Race,” is drawing acclaim as a symbol of hope and recovery in the aftermath of the deadly marathon bombings.
The May issue, which...
| Aug 18, 2013
— 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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The number taunted Tsegaye Kebede. He had been one of the world's best marathoners since winning a 2008 Olympic bronze medal, had wins and second places in some of the world's top races, yet the 25-year-old Ethiopian always wondered when he would...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
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,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:11 AM
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.,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:06 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:40 PM
It’s been an impressive month for Calvary Christian cross country runner Joey Lacy. He won the Tunnel to Towers Fort Lauderdale 5K road race in 16:50, and this past weekend, he finished second in the 2A-1A race at the Spanish River Invitational in...
| Sep 27, 2013
Each year, the city of Los Angeles clears a path through traffic-choked streets from east to west for a marathon that in March drew 24,000 runners. Now, a coalition of civic, business and political leaders wants to add another race on the same weekend...