Exercists: What happened over the weekend: Columbus Day edition – A team from the Baltimore Sun blogs about health and fitness. – baltimoresun.com

Yes, it’s Columbus Day, which means that instead of reading this blog, you should be out doing … whatever it is people do on Columbus Day. (That apparently means eating spaghetti, according to a search of our event listings.)

But, since you’re here, here’s a slice of what happened over the weekend in the worlds of running, health and fitness:

In Chicago, a death alongside a course record

There was a new course record for Chicago’s flat, windy route on Sunday. from Tribune staff:

Moses Mosop said his fitness level was only 85 percent of optimal because of training time lost to an injury this summer. And he still set a course record of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 37 seconds in Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. More >>

… but there was also a death. from a separate story:

Firefighter William Caviness was a life-long athlete and veteran marathoner from North Carolina who signed up for the Chicago race aiming to raise $2,000 for burn victims. More >>

Exercists: What happened over the weekend: Columbus Day edition – A team from the Baltimore Sun blogs about health and fitness. – baltimoresun.com


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