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

    Had a sobering experience the other day. Fellow runners Jill and Tony put me in the back seat of their big Suburban and wore me out driving the Los Angeles Marathon course. Tony drove, Jill's an excellent navigator, so I did nothing but sit on my...

    Commentary: Running gene? No, habit-forming persistence

    Miserably out of breath, exhausted, searching desperately for the balloon arch at the finish, I ran a 5K around Fashion Island 35 years ago. "Never will I sign up for another race." I resolved. I longed to be home with my husband and baby son,...

    Commentary: Older runners are serious — we care about our times

    She was mad. Gray hair curling above her ears, the slender lady in black spandex and a neat white top turned to address me. Awaiting the announcement of age-group awards, we stood in the midst of the gaggle of runners gathered at the bandstand after...

    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...