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  • Sudden deaths during marathons common? It only seems that way

    You read about them in the news from time to time — marathoners who collapse and die during a race, often right before or after they cross the finish line: A 32-year-old man died after finishing the San Antonio Marathon on Nov. 13, 2011, and just a we
  • Pacemaker in place, Pa. mom to run Philly marathon

    Her heart might unexpectedly stop, but her running would not. That's essentially what Brandi Dockett told a cardiologist in October after the 41-year-old personal trainer learned she had a potentially fatal coronary condition, one that shut down her...

    Homeless in Philly run to change lives

    Clad in gray sweatpants and sneakers, 62-year-old Frank Taylor waited outside a homeless shelter in Center City shortly before dawn late last week for others who, like him, were taking steps to change their lives. Taylor once called St. John's Hospice...

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive
    Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...

    Peter Jackson, philanthropist

    GiveCorps, a philanthropic community that gives to local nonprofit organizations, was formed because of Generation Y. It was started two years ago in an effort to help nonprofits connect with a young audience, according to Peter Jackson, the vice...