Crowds screamed, shouted and cheered with amazement as the gigantic turtle, dragon and mystical horned blue poodle floated by on bicycles Saturday morning in Fells Point.
None were more spirited than 3-year-old Zariya Muhammad, who stood near the corner of Aliceanna Street and Broadway waving orange pompoms. With each gleeful hop, her ringlets bounced.
“She loves the race — and the pompoms,” said her mother, Zitaqwa Muhammad, who watched dotingly and took turns shaking her own pompoms.
The 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race coursed through Baltimore on Saturday. And if you were anywhere near the 15-mile route, which stretched from Federal Hill to the Inner Harbor to...