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Run again memorializes Liz Nass and Rose Mayr [Ellicott City]

On Saturday, Aug. 29, is the third annual Ellicott City Memorial Run, 2 Miles for 2 Hearts, in historic Ellicott City. The race is in memory of Elizabeth "Liz" Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old friends and Mt. Hebron High School alums, who lost their lives in the 2012 Ellicott City train derailment. At the time of the accident, Liz was studying to be a special education teacher at James Madison University, and Rose was studying to be a nurse at the University of Delaware. "All proceeds from the race go to scholarship funds set up in the girls' names," said Liz's mother Sue Nass. Two Miles for 2 Hearts not only provides the funds for two scholarships...