Slow but fit: What's right about 13-minute miles
Published on Apr 27th, 2012
15 comments Is this a dream? Am I six years old again? It feels as though I’m flying, zooming past fellow passengers in the airport corridor, overtaking travelers dragging suitcases and bewildered toddlers....
Inner grown-up: Avoid mayhem by listening to it
Published on Feb 21st, 2012
7 comments “Die, you bastard, die.” My father was moaning on the other side of the bathroom door, as my mother listened out in the hallway. He’d made himself sick with a few too many Tom Collins cocktails and...
Zomb-er event: Inaugural Zombie 5K draws hundreds
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
0 comments Zombies race past City Hall and MORE PHOTOS. PHOTO BY JEANNE NICHOLSON SILER When director Brian Wimer first conceived of the zombie-laden running race as a guerrilla marketing tool for his new film...
10 Miler: Record # of runners, finishers
Published on Apr 4th, 2010
3 comments The 35th annual Charlottesville Ten Miler on Saturday saw a record number of entrants, at 2750, and a record numbers of finishers, at 2344, according to the running race's organizers, who released...
Afton man charged in runner car robberies
Published on Sep 9th, 2009
2 comments After a spate of thefts from the vehicles of runners who parked in a pastoral spot in Western Albemarle County, police have arrested a suspect: 20-year-old Afton resident Ricky Allen Corbin Jr. of...
Elite runners head west
Published on Jun 24th, 2009
0 comments Russ Gill and Francesca Conte, owners of Charlottesville Running Company, and world class endurance runners, both qualified this year for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run from Squaw Valley,...
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