Steve Kudla is probably known as the fleetest flavorist around McCormick and Company after his performance in a 5K race last Saturday.
The 60-year-old Forest Hill resident placed 11th among 465 finishers in the annual Old Bay 5K in Hunt Valley. He ran 19:19 and finished almost a mile (7 minutes) ahead of the nearest 60-and-over finisher.
Kudla, a master flavorist (flavor chemist) at McCormick, finished first in the 55-60 age group, 46 seconds ahead of the runner-up. Another McCormick employee, 57-year-old Layne Party, one of Baltimore's top runners of 30 years ago, finished second in the age group.
Kudla's recent performances indicate he is one of Maryland's fastest...