Tips for Baltimore Running Festival marathon runners and spectators

With 26.2 miles' worth of choices, it's easy for Baltimore Running Festival marathon runners and spectators to feel overwhelmed. Culled from area coaches, our staff, race organizers, runners and fans, here are some pointers to help focus you before, during and after the 8 a.m. Saturday race.

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