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  • Tatyana McFadden, recovering from blood clots, finishes fourth at Boston Marathon

    Tatyana McFadden, recovering from blood clots, finishes fourth at Boston Marathon

    Tatyana McFadden’s fourth-place finish in Monday’s Boston Marathon could be viewed as a shocking upset, given that the Clarksville resident won the wheelchair division of the race each of the previous four years. But McFadden, 27, lay in a hospital just two weeks ago, recovering from surgery to...

  • Low-key events valuable to running community

    Low-key events valuable to running community

    The B&A Trail was once again the site of two of the premier distance races in the county — the 26th B&A Trail marathon and the 22nd half-marathon. This past Sunday was the day for runners to swarm over the trail and volunteers to minister to the almost 1,000 runners who had signed up for this year's...

  • Annapolis Striders put wrap on 2016 with banquet, awards

    Annapolis Striders put wrap on 2016 with banquet, awards

    The annual Annapolis Striders club meeting and awards banquet held at the DoubleTree hotel last Saturday served to mark the end of the 2016 running season. It was an opportunity to recognize those who either ran well or were responsible for putting on the quality running events that the club strives...

  • Running resolutions for 2017

    Running resolutions for 2017

    It was a glorious morning at the City Dock on Jan. 1. This day, as most of us know, is time for the annual, no-host fun run that celebrates the coming year at the city dock. With the good weather in place it was evident from those gathered that the start of the new year, at least, would be good....

  • World's longest running streak ends at 19,032 days

    World's longest running streak ends at 19,032 days

    The longest recorded running streak in history ended Saturday when England's Ron Hill completed a one-mile run. The 78-year-old former Olympian did not run Sunday for the first time in 52 years and 39 days - a streak that dates back to Dec. 21, 1964, five days before the Beatles topped the Billboard...

  • When running becomes a contact sport

    When running becomes a contact sport

    Most of us know that picking up the pace is necessary to improve your finishing times. In making sure you get to the finish line, it is also essential to make sure you pick up your feet. We all can recall the time when we did not adhere to that requirement and we ended up doing a pavement push...

  • Severna Park 5K brings awareness to addiction, helps families during holidays

    Severna Park 5K brings awareness to addiction, helps families during holidays

    As the early morning sun begins to warm the early morning air on the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail, a group of runners is gathered, decked in matching blue shirts. It's the second annual Patrick Lee Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk in Severna Park. Named after the son of retired Annapolis police Officer...

  • Running: Virginia man up to marathon challenge

    Virginia man up to marathon challenge

    Michael Wardian of Arlington, Virginia, emerged as the dominant victor in the World Marathon Challenge that took place from Jan 23- 29. This event featured running a marathon on seven continents in seven days. Starting on Antarctica's Union Glacier, some 30-odd runners from around the globe ran...

  • YMCA Turkey Trot

    YMCA Turkey Trot

    The Towson Turkey Trot Charity 5k hosted by The Orokawa Y in Towson this Thanksgiving Day and benefits disadvantaged kids so they can take part in Y programs throughout Central Maryland.

  • Running: Management changes coming for Across the Bay 10K

    Running: Management changes coming for Across the Bay 10K

    With 20,892 finishers the Across the Bay 10K should retain its hold on being the largest running event in Maryland. If numbers are what the organizers are after, they are doing well. Could it be that those numbers are what prompted the IRONMAN, Inc triathlon management officials to want to add...

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