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Annapolis 10-Mile clocks 40th anniversary

Annapolis 10-Mile clocks 40th anniversary

Today's Annapolis Ten Mile Run is billed as the 40th-anniversary event. That's accurate, but it's actually only the 39th race in the series. Blame Hurricane Irene. In 2011, the storm did enough damage here the Saturday before the race — knocking out power to more than 180,000 county residents — to force the event's cancellation. "We were all ready to go. But the storm decimated the race area," said this year's race director, Robert Cawood said. Other than that, the 10-miler has been held every year since 1976, when seven friends decided to race on a dare. John Astle — now the state senator for District 30 — ran in that first race...

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