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Castro Valley teammates reunite for a fun run about 20 years after their graduation. (Matt Johanson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Run for fun: 50 lessons in 50 years, part 2

Series offers tips for adventurers seeking fulfillment outdoors

 

Steve Prefontaine leads the field on his way to an American record in the 5000 meter run with a time of 13:30.4 in the U.S.-Russia meet in Berkeley on July 3, 1971. (AP)

Prefontaine remembered on 41st anniversary of death

The greatest long distance runner of all time, Steve Prefontaine, died on…

 

Men’s 100-meter silver medalist Justin Gatlin points toward a heckler from the podium during his medal ceremony on Monday at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing. (Kin Cheung/AP Photo)

American points out heckler after winning silver medal in China

BEIJING — If you heckle Justin Gatlin’s mom, he will respond —…

 

Kimmy Fung dares herself to go distance in Giant Race

Runners new to the racing scene generally select minimally challenging venues their…

Dean Karnazes adventure starts with more than a few steps

The San Francisco resident who ran 50 marathons in 50 states in…

Personal Best: At 74, ex-firefighter still runs to benefit city kids

Jim Gallagher may have no children of his own, but the native…

Personal Best: Runners go the distance

“I will never forget a conversation I had with a patient who…