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  • Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance

    Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance
    Davenport Preschool Director Liz Harlan, along with staff and parents, spent nine months working toward the day when the tiny chairs and tables of the new Hampton school's classrooms would be filled for the first time with children scribbling with...
  • Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'

    Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With her wheelchair pushed aside, Erika Brannock gripped her walker and moved slowly toward the Thunder Road 5K finish line. Inside, her brother-in-law, Michael Gross, was bursting with pride to see Brannock walking with a...
  • 'Ingredients of a great story'

    'Ingredients of a great story'
    The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...
  • Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

    Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'
    Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'
    Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
  • Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks

    Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks
    City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
  • Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon

    Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon
    David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival. The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
  • Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray talks about new 10K Across the (Chesapeake) Bay

    Dave McGillivray, the race director for the Boston Marathon since 1988 who has been involved in several other road-running events throughout the country, has taken on a new challenge as director of the 10K Across The Bay in November 2014. Five thousand...
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
  • Three hours a magic number for three Bel Air runners

    An amicable race within a race produced triumph and personal bests for three Bel Air runners in the New York City Marathon Sunday. Jeff Burger, Kevin Hennessey and Darren Thompson planned and prepared months in advance to break the three-hour mark...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock walks again

    Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
  • Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte

    Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte
    As they prepare to walk across the finish line at the Charlotte marathon, Boston bombing victim Erika Brannock and her family will gather Friday night for a benefit dinner to help offset a mountain of medical bills. Brannock, a 29-year-old Towson...