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  • Commentary: Surviving the L.A. Marathon – in an SUV

    Had a sobering experience the other day.
  • Cross Country: Keith finishes 36th at state meet

    Corona del Mar High senior Spencer Keith put in a lot of extra work to make it to this year's CIF State Cross Country Championships. On early Saturday afternoon at Fresno's Woodward Park, Keith put in the work to stay with the pack early in the Division...

    Commentary: I plan to run the L.A. Marathon at 70

    The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan. Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...

    Commentary: Of 'toe buddies,' podiatrists and ibuprofen

    A few years ago my doctor called me an "under-utilizer," which I took to mean I didn't use much medicine. Today I'm an ultra-utilizer. The podiatrist's "toe-buddy" encircles my big toe. Physical therapy tape lines the bottom of my foot, and marbles to...

    Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...