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  • Record field ran for wins, wine at Boordy Vineyards

    Record field ran for wins, wine at Boordy Vineyards

    A field of record size raced in the annual Charm City Run 5K at Boordy Vineyards Sunday in Hydes. Finishing among the grapevines, Harford runners collected several bottles of wine as age-group awards. Gavin Daly led the masters men. The 44-year-old Forest Hill resident, making a comeback two decades...

  • Tyler Muse 'runs away' from the rams again

    Tyler Muse 'runs away' from the rams again

    For Tyler Muse, the fourth annual Running with the Rams became his third annual running away from the Rams. Muse won the race Saturday for the third time, completing a flat 5K course in Edgewood in 16:35 and finishing ahead of former standouts of the Edgewood High School Rams — Langston Gash (second...

  • Pawlukovich, Fisher complete 100-mile race in less than a day

    Pawlukovich, Fisher complete 100-mile race in less than a day

    One-hundred-mile footraces have never been -- nor never will be -- popular and ubiquitous like the 5K. But for about 20 Harford County runners, racing 100 miles in 20 to 30 hours over rugged terrain is a challenge often accepted. Most recently, Phillip Pawlukovich of Forest Hill and Casey Fisher...

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  • Running columnist Evan Thomas files last column

    Running columnist Evan Thomas files last column

    After more than nine years of reporting local running events and other happenings, the time has come for me to step down from the fun and games of gathering data of interest to the fitness community. I would like to thank Capital sports editors Gerry Jackson and Dave Broughton for the privilege...

  • Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 31)

    Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 31)

    Duck season Through Jan. 27: Last split of duck season. Daily bag limit is six birds. Pickerel contest Through Feb. 28: CCA MD Pickerel Championship. No deadline to enter, multiple divisions where anglers turn in their best three-fish stringer over a three-month period. First Day Hikes Jan. 1: ...

  • Frigid conditions require walkabouts

    Frigid conditions require walkabouts

    I learned two things this week: Parsimonious is the polite way to call someone stingy or cheap, and sand does indeed freeze. The details on this first point are irrelevant; as to the second, I discovered sand can take on properties of cement, after almost busting a silhouetted Canada decoy trying...

  • Bird-tracking study reveals some migration paths cross areas slated for offshore wind farms

    Bird-tracking study reveals some migration paths cross areas slated for offshore wind farms

    If wind farms are built off Maryland's coast, turbines will be spinning in areas where many seabirds cross — but few linger — during annual migrations, according to a bird-tracking study. Researchers spent the past five years tagging more than 400 birds with tiny transmitters and watching their...

  • Big chill brings beauty, intrigue

    Big chill brings beauty, intrigue

    Winter has never been my favorite time of year. I struggle with the short days and long nights. Lack of light and deep cold seems to infiltrate and slow down everything I do. Fortunately I do get some relief by focusing on the intrigue and beauty of stories in the snow. My dog Navi (pronounced...

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