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  • Howard runners call 2014 Boston Marathon an 'amazing' experience

    Howard runners call 2014 Boston Marathon an 'amazing' experience
    For Phyllis Sevik, the goal for the 2014 Boston Marathon wasn't to finish, it was just to start. Sevik, an Ellicott City resident, was in the medical tent near the finish line during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, which killed three people and...
  • Harford residents take part in first Boston marathon since 2013 bombings

    Joe Barger, of Fallston, wasn't nervous about running in this year's Boston Marathon, but his children were, at least a bit. His 15-year-old daughter, Keegan, got upset when her parents asked her to step in on part of a relay race during the Baltimore...
  • Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

    Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears
    Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators. But the last time John Gilligan ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 — a year before two bombs...
  • Speech educator by day, library volunteer at night [Rodgers Forge]

    Gaywood Road resident Nora Kotula, is a super hero by day — and night. As a Baltimore City Public School speech coordinator, Nora has arguably one of the most important and challenging jobs in society: educating the young and helping them...
  • Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon

    Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon
    By the time Graham Peck was halfway up Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon, he knew he'd be all right. The Fells Point resident had gone into Marathon Monday with a goal of finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 28 minutes. Peck, running his...
  • Appropriately, Hoppe wins Bunny Run in Havre de Grace

    Kate Hoppe of Bel Air and James Anderson of Annapolis led 640 runners and walkers – many of them wearing rabbit ears -- through Havre de Grace Saturday in the second annual Bunny Run 5K. Hoppe won a close women's race, finishing at Tydings Park...
  • Notes on Orioles fighting the flu, starting rotation, rainout makeup date and more

    Notes on Orioles fighting the flu, starting rotation, rainout makeup date and more
    The Orioles are still battling a lingering flu as they head into this afternoon’s series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. Tomorrow’s off day probably couldn’t come at a better time. Illness has struck so many...
  • Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills

    Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills
    The FBI said Saturday three of its special agents were working with other law enforcement on a drug investigation when agents fatally shot a man Friday in Owings Mills, but declined to release key details about the circumstances of the incident. In a...
  • Orioles complete two-game sweep with 3-0 win over Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday

    Orioles complete two-game sweep with 3-0 win over Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday
    Playing against a division rival, attempting to climb back to .500 and facing what likely will be an emotionally charged upcoming series in Boston, the Orioles certainly needed a complete effort like their 3-0 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday...
  • Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday

    Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday
    Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen. Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
  • Charm City Run hosting fundraising 'Boston Strong Run' on Saturday

    Charm City Run hosting fundraising 'Boston Strong Run' on Saturday
    A local chain of running stores plans to host free, fundraising runs on Saturday to raise money for a pair of charities that benefit victims of last year's Boston Marathon bombing. Charm City Run -- with locations in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air,...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...