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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: The fellowship of runners

    Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good." I called right away. "It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious." The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...

    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: 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...

    Commentary: Fear and loathing of a limp

    I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone. My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...