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  • Baltimore Marathon participants plan practice run Saturday morning

    Several hundred runners readying themselves to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival in October are planning an organized training run Saturday morning. The run, which will include water stops for participants along a 10- to 20-mile loop that...
  • Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational

    Forsyth leads No. 1 Severna Park cross country in win at Spiked Shoe Invitational
    Ryan Forsyth and Rhys Burgett routinely push each other in Severna Park practices. They believe that makes both run faster and better. They took that strategy to Saturday's 62nd annual Spiked Shoe Cross Country Invitational at Wyman Park, and it paid...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'
    Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
  • Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...
  • Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival

    Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival
    When about 27,000 runners take over the streets Saturday for the 13th annual Baltimore Running Festival, they'll trust their training to get them through the day. But just in case spectators, residents and other visitors to the city need a hand, here'...
  • As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety

    As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety
    Adrienne Dulaj, a social worker from White Marsh, spends most of her days working in areas that she considers dangerous. Also an avid runner, Dulaj has to schedule her workouts to avoid those same neighborhoods at night. "I don't want to be in some of...
  • Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks

    Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks
    City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
  • Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners

    Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners
    As runners began arriving for the 36th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and race officials welcomed them and feted eight athletes who have crossed the finish line every time since the race began in 1977. It will be the first...
  • Long CTA lines greet marathon runners at O'Hare

    Long CTA lines greet marathon runners at O'Hare
    Before some Chicago Marathon runners make it to the start line, they'll have to navigate the CTA line. Long lines for fare cards greeted travelers to O'Hare Friday morning as the CTA continued its transition to Ventra, its new fare payment system. Two...
  • Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon

    Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon
    David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival. The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
  • Batman, Robin and a Peyton Manning hater keep Baltimore Running Festival colorful

    Batman, Robin and a Peyton Manning hater keep Baltimore Running Festival colorful
    Craig Martin jogged across the finish line, having dressed to the nines for a seven-mile run. At Saturday's Baltimore Running Festival, he ran the last leg of the relay race wearing a navy blue herringbone suit, tattersall shirt, blue-and-pink bowtie...