Baltimore Running Festival

The Baltimore Sun's 2009 marathon page


Sun coverage: Baltimore Running Festival

Sun coverage: Baltimore Running Festival

Coverage of the 2008 Baltimore Running Festival and past events  Read more ...

In no hurry

Baltimore Marathon officials allowed seven hours for people to complete yesterday's 26.2-mile race. Ray Scharenbrock chugged in with 45 seconds to spare - and a maxim for runners everywhere.  Read more ...

Kenyan, 19, sets record

The Baltimore Marathon this year attracted the most elite class of runners in its eight-year history, and a 19-year-old runner from Kenya put on a historic performance.  Read more ...

Emotional distance: Running for a cause

Midway through today's Baltimore Marathon, when her feet start to blister and her legs start to burn, Beth O'Grady will look toward heaven and ask her brother for help.  Read more ...

Homeless men will run for their new, better lives

Mike Solomon will hit the streets tomorrow for all the right reasons. Homeless last year, and hooked for much of his life on drugs and booze, he has since recovered and will compete in the half-marathon at the Baltimore Running Festival.  Read more ...

Baltimore Running Festival is a relative thing for this bunch

Organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival can't say exactly how many families, spouses, friends and co-workers will be running among the more than 17,000 who have signed up for the eighth annual event.  Read more ...

Kenyans sweep top spots in marathons

The three years that passed since John Itati ran through the streets of Baltimore didn't tarnish his memory. The same mile marker brought the same surge past the rest of the field and the identical feeling that he couldn't lose.  Read more ...

Runners take marks for Marathon Festival

A bed in Connecticut was too comfortable, so Omea Peter will tour Baltimore.  Read more ...

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Pukstas looks to make misstep a lapse of past

The men's marathon at the Athens Olympics ranks near the top of road racing's great catastrophes.  Read more ...

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Festival's numbers could exceed 10,000

The Oct. 15 Baltimore Running Festival has attracted a record total of entries, and the number getting their heart rate up near the Camden Yards staging area could exceed 10,000.  Read more ...

Two marathoners know their way home

Erick Kimaiyo and Elvira Kolpakova again ruled the roads of Baltimore, albeit with considerably more suspense.  Read more ...

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Kimayo runs down field with command showing

Erick Kimayo met Charles Kamindo, a fellow countryman from Kenya, yesterday morning at Camden Yards. They warmed up together for Baltimore's Comcast Marathon, then raced shoulder to shoulder for 21 miles, until the elder Kimayo ran away and hid with a royal performance near the castle on the hill - aka City College.  Read more ...

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They're king, queen of the hills

Luka Cherono trains in the altitude of western Kenya. Elvira Kolpakova hails from a Russian town in the Ural Mountains. No wonder they seemed to be the only runners in the inaugural Baltimore Marathon Festival who didn't seem daunted by the city's rolling landscape.  Read more ...

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