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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...
Tags: Road Running, Running, Sports, Fatigue
Saturday, April 20, 5:55 a.m. I pull into the parking lot for our weekly distance run. Lot empty, but one car — Jake's hybrid. I bet he couldn't sleep. I reach for my water belt, exit my car. There's Jake. I deliver the first of many long grateful-...
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...
Tags: Road Running, Running, Sports
There has been talk of Jim Rosing going after his coveted sub-three-hour time at Monday's Boston Marathon. But it seems more just like playful teasing between he and his wife, Mollie. The actual general hope is that they run together, husband and wife,...
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...
Kimberly O'Donnell graduated from Harvard University last year and ran in the 2012 Boston Marathon. She has a strong connection with Boston. When the Boston Marathon bombings occurred last month, she immediately called friends and former roommates in...
Now in its ninth year, the OC Marathon has continued to grow. More than 18,000 runners will participate in the marathon, half-marathon, 5K and Kids Run the OC one-mile event during this weekend. Residents in Newport Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana and Costa...
Tags: Obesity, Road Running, Personal Service, Running, Sports
Six years ago, Sarah Reyna was preparing to run the Long Beach International City Marathon as part of celebrating her 40th birthday. While crossing Pacific Coast Highway on Jamboree Road in Newport Beach, one swift accident spoiled those plans and made...
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When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race. The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
Email firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A nationwide relay to benefit Boston bombing victims and survivors passed by the Oklahoma City Memorial on Tuesday and crosses into Missouri on Wednesday night. The relay started in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 7 and wraps up in...
After losing both his hands and feet to a bacterial infection, 13-year-old Michael Stolzenberg knows there's a reason why he survived. And this week that reason was made clear – by Oprah Winfrey. The talk show host and media mogul called Michael...
The transit police officer severely wounded during the hunt for the men who planted bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon was discharged from the hospital on Friday, almost two months after the attack that stunned the nation. Richard Donohue,...
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