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  • Marge Rosasco still leading age group in races at 68

    Marge Rosasco still leading age group in races at 68

    Marge Rosasco began the new year with an age-group win in the annual Resolution Run in Baltimore City on New Year's Day. The long-time runner and Joppa resident completed a 5K course in Patterson Park in 25:31, placing 11th among 270 women. Even though the course was slow and her winning margin...

  • Runners hustle through HCC holiday 5K

    Eric Baranoski and Danielle Kays each opened a big lead in the first mile, then widened it for an easy win in the Holiday Hustle 5K Sunday at Harford Community College. Baranoski, a Fallston High grad who runs for Stevenson University, opened a 100-meter lead with a 5:04 first mile. He finished...

  • Turkey trots highlight Thanksgiving morning in Harford

    Turkey trots highlight Thanksgiving morning in Harford

    Mark Kitz and Meghan Hairfield, two runners who excel at longer distances, prevailed over a near-record field of 2,430 in the 21st annual Turkey Trot 5K in Bel Air on Thanksgiving.. Kitz, a marathoner and triathlete, won the men's race in 16:21, taking top honors from five-time Turkey Trot winner...

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  • 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...

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  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Couples owl prowl Feb. 10 and Feb. 17: Meet the Carrie Murray Nature Center's resident owls, hang out with some of its naturalists and learn to spot owls at night on an adult-only Couples Owl Prowl from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $40 per couple. Details: carriemurraynaturecenter.org, 410-396-0808. Fisherman's...

  • Outdoors: Kayak fishing a pleasant alternative

    Kayak fishing a pleasant alternative

    With the duck season over and only three days remaining in the Canada goose season, area sportsmen are now beginning to turn their attention to fishing. Chasing after yellow perch and pickerel will be my game plan this month. From DNR fisheries biologists I hear that their trawl surveys are turning...

  • Legislation proposes banning cownose ray hunting tournaments

    Legislation proposes banning cownose ray hunting tournaments

    Groups advocating against the competitive killing of cownose rays in the Chesapeake Bay are asking state legislators to end the practice. Animal rights organizations, including the Humane Society, Animal Welfare Institute and the Save the Rays coalition, on Tuesday testified in favor of Senate...

  • Baltimore sledding 101: Most popular hills, safety tips and more

    Baltimore sledding 101: Most popular hills, safety tips and more

    Last January, after a winter storm dumped nearly 30 inches of snow on the region, many Baltimoreans were given two great gifts: an extended break from school and work, and some serious sledding hills to explore. Lutherville resident Dan Taylor and his daughter Ryan, now 9, found their sledding...

  • Running: Virginia man up to marathon challenge

    Running: 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...

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