| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Re. "The L.A. Marathon at 70?," March 24:
I opened Jake's email congratulating me on my Daily Pilot commentary:
"Nice article! You've made your public proclamation; thrown down the gauntlet; taken a stand; called out the competition; gone eye to eye...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances.
She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line.
She's also no...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Streets downtown will be closed and crowded this morning thanks to the 34th running of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, the first big running event of the year.
Three main thoroughfares – Lake Shore Drive, Congress Parkway and North...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:06 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 6:49 PM
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...