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These New England races involve more than running

Running is just more fun when there are zombies involved!
 Full steam ahead
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 07, 2013

In shape for summer?

Watching a CrossFit workout is reminiscent of a movie montage showing a rabble of villagers training to become the militia necessary to protect their homesteads from invading bad guys.
There’s still time to Craft yourself into a hard-bodied soldier-athlete
By MELISSA NELSON  |  July 27, 2012

Photos: 2012 Boston Marathon

April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012
By JEREMIAH ROBINSON  |  April 20, 2012

The best places to lace 'em up

Rhode Island was founded by a man on the run, so it's no surprise the state has become a runner's paradise.
Run for it!
By PHILIP EIL  |  September 30, 2011

Photos: Scott Fayner does the Tough Mudder

The Phoenix 's own Scott Fayner enters  Tough Mudder , a series of obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces.
Mount Snow, VT | May 7-8, 2011
By TONY TESTA  |  May 27, 2011

Captive audience

Karl cracks a few jokes for his nude models.
By KARL STEVENS  |  April 01, 2011


Portlander to cover 3000+ miles in five months on foot

On January 8, Portland native Zoe Romano will set off for a morning run in Huntington Beach, California. Make no mistake: this isn't a begrudging follow-through on a New Year's resolution, or a jog around the block. Try more than 140 not-quite-marathons
Ultra-distance running
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 07, 2011

Photos: Santa Speedo Run 2010

The Santa Speedo Run charity fundraiser made its way down Boylston Street on December 13, 2010.
Santa Speedo Run 2010 | Boylston Street | December 13, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  December 17, 2010

Sporting Eye

There were 7800 official entries and between 2000 and 3000 others along for the ride. By our crude calculations, the leaders were a mile and a half into the course by the time the last runner crossed the starting line.
See how they ran: No loneliness for these long-distance athletes
By GEORGE KIMBALL and MICHAEL GEE  |  May 01, 2009

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

More than 20 years ago, a Quincy city solicitor went for a jog along a Boston beach. Sadly, his exercise was ruined when he landed feet-first in a mound of sewage.
A 21-year campaign clears things up
By KARA BASKIN  |  November 06, 2007