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  • OC Marathon: Flashback and special guests create ultimate '80s party

    OC Marathon: Flashback and special guests create ultimate '80s party
    Say what you will about the 1980s, but the decade known for its neon, leg-warmers and over-the-top pop music usually conjures fun memories for most.
  • Fitness Files: Marathon helps kids in the long run

    Twenty years ago, Nick Arciniaga, an elite marathoner, was a quiet kid in my fourth-grade class. Recently, Nick told me he remembered winning a relay race in physical education class that year and thinking, "I can do this." At Monday's Boston Marathon,...

    Commentary: Faulty shoes keep me running for a better pair

    Back in the day, before I knew the running terms "hill repeats" or "pace," I'd take Harbor Boulevard home from work and stop at the Big 5. Inside the rubbery-smelling sporting goods store, I'd head for the sale aisle, buy the cheapest running shoes, tie...

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon
    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...

    Boston Marathon: Love and running

    Boston Marathon: Love and running
    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,...