| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:40 AM
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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:01 PM
If you thought Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge was crazy (running both Disney's marathon and half marathon), things are about to get Dopey. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend, Jan. 8-12, will expand to five days and will include a 10K, along with the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Building on the success of its women-focused events, runDisney is broadening the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Disney World next year by adding a 10K and a new two-race challenge.
The Princess 10K gives runners of various levels more...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:47 PM
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity.
Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:43 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chi Running evolved when a tai chi-practicing ultra-marathoner decided to apply principles from the Chinese system of slow, smooth movement to his running.
The resulting method, which enthusiasts hail as effortless and injury-free,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:56 AM
As part of her marathon training, Daisy Carranza has taken an over-the counter pain reliever nearly every day for the last several months.
On race day Sunday, she's prepared to pop at least seven Extra Strength Tylenol capsules: two at the starting line,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines.
Actually, it's a "half" good reason:
"The half-marathon is a whole lot less wear and tear and a whole...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
| Jun 28, 2013
Traffic races by on Interstate Highway 290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, while airplanes from O'Hare International Airport soar overhead. Tucked away from the bustle is Itasca, a remarkably secluded and low-key western suburb with residents going about...