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  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon
    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston. “...
  • Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston

    Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston
    Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn

    Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn
    For 10 years Sandy Thomas had been running a 2-mile circuit most mornings around her North Laurel neighborhood of Hammond Village to stay physically fit, but in 2006 life handed her a detour. Her husband, Jim, died that year from skin cancer, and the...
  • North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove

    North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove
    Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion. Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges

    McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges
    Greg Wagner can't remember how his body felt before he suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm as a 3-year-old. He has overcome its effects, including limited mobility on his right side, to play baseball and finish five marathons. "The way I see it is,...