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  • Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions

    Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions
    Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville. The...
  • Samuelson in town to announce inaugural Iron Girl Half Marathon

    I don't profess to be an expert on long distance running. I do know that I have been extremely lucky in my sports writing career to have met two of the greatest long distance/marathon runners in the world. First, I met nine-time New York Marathon...
  • Benoit Samuelson in town to announce inaugural Iron Girl Half Marathon and coed 5K

    Benoit Samuelson in town to announce inaugural Iron Girl Half Marathon and coed 5K
    I don't profess to be an expert on long distance running. I do know that I have been extremely lucky in my sports writing career to have met one of the greatest long distance/marathon runners in the world the late Norwegian Grete Waitz. This nine-time New...
  • 5 questions for Joan Benoit Samuelson

    5 questions for Joan Benoit Samuelson
    Joan Benoit Samuelson twice won the Boston Marathon and then won the first women's Olympic marathon in 1984 in Los Angeles. Now 54, Benoit Samuelson was in Columbia on Friday to promote the first Columbia Iron Girl Half Marathon, scheduled for April 2012....
  • GBMC's Father's Day race draws hundreds to Hunt Valley

    GBMC's Father's Day race draws hundreds to Hunt Valley
    A Father's Day race benefiting the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's neonatal intensive-care unit drew more than 1,000 participants to Hunt Valley Sunday — grateful parents, preemies young and grown, supporters and some folks who just wanted to run...
  • G. Wayne Burgemeister, educator

    G. Wayne Burgemeister, educator
    G. Wayne Burgemeister, a retired Baltimore County public schools official and sailing enthusiast, died of cancer March 1 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Mercy Ridge resident was 81. The son of a Glenn L. Martin Co. aircraft worker and a homemaker, Graber...
  • Hot Boston marathon could be a sign for this year's running season

    Hot Boston marathon could be a sign for this year's running season
    The Boston Marathon turned out to be a hot, sweaty, grueling race for even the most experienced runners. The Boston Globe reported that more than 2,100 people were treated for heat exhaustion, dehydration and other illnesses because of temperatures...
  • Abingdon's McDonald leads 608 to finish line in annual HdG race

    Darcy McDonald of Abingdon led 608 women on a quick tour of Havre de Grace Sunday morning in the annual Women's 5K by the Bay. The 25-year-old school psychologist, a former Dickinson College cross-country and track star, reached the finish at Tydings...
  • Running: Merachi wins inaugural Iron Girl Half Marathon

    Running: Merachi wins inaugural Iron Girl Half Marathon
    The inaugural running of the Athleta Iron Girl Half Marathon and 5k race brought in a large contingent of 2,500 runners to Columbia Sunday. Askale Merachi and Hirut Mandefro, both professional runners, took the lead at the three-mile marker and held off...
  • Bits & Pieces: Wilde Lake's Zach Brown is picked 52nd by Titans in NFL draft

    It's an exciting time to be a football fan in Howard County. In 2009, Mt. Hebron grad Aaron Maybin, who played college football at Penn State, was a first-round pick (11th overall) of the Buffalo Bills and is now making a name for himself with the New...
  • Orioles come out flat, lose to Texas Rangers, 14-3

    Orioles come out flat, lose to Texas Rangers, 14-3
    The Orioles are now winless this season in games after they have played 17 innings. Call it the Great Boston Marathon Hangover. The Orioles came out manhole-cover-flat Monday, and were run over by the Texas Rangers, 14-3, in a game which they gave up 19...
  • Orioles bullpen falters in 8-6 loss to the Red Sox

    Orioles bullpen falters in 8-6 loss to the Red Sox
    The last time the Orioles met the Red Sox, they played baseball's version of the Boston Marathon — a 17-inning game at Fenway Park that completed Baltimore's first sweep of Boston since 1994. And the last time the Red Sox came to Camden Yards,...