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  • 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...
  • Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon

    Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon
    For Clemens Crossing Elementary School rising fifth-grader Emily Erwin and her friends, participating in the sixth annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon on Sunday, July 21, was about more than receiving a medal at the finish line. It was about finding hope...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • HdG Women's 5K dominated by Ethiopian runners

    HdG Women's 5K dominated by Ethiopian runners
    The Women's 5K by the Bay in Havre de Grace Sunday renewed its connections among Ethiopian runners, course records and Washington, D.C. Yihunish Delelecha and Tezata Dengersa, Ethiopian runners from D.C., raced against the clock, far ahead of the 623...
  • Security starts with immigration overhaul

    Security starts with immigration overhaul
    I grieve for the "new normal" of Erika Brannock and for her future ("For bombing victim, a 'new normal,'" June 19). And I grieve for the future of America if our "new normal" is a government relentlessly spying on law abiding citizens. Until this...
  • Kona Ice truck offers local flavor to Erika Brannock fund

    Kona Ice truck offers local flavor to Erika Brannock fund
    In the months since the weather warmed up, a Kona Ice truck has been traveling to events in Baltimore County — car shows and ball games and the farmers' market in Towson, to name a few. The brightly colored truck, owned by Joni and Claude Elmore,...
  • Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon

    Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon
    — At 2:42 p.m. on Monday — just minutes before the first bomb exploded along the marathon course — Carol Downing's son-in-law and daughters were positioned perfectly to watch her run past the blue-and-yellow finish line painted across...
  • Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career

    Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career
    It seems hard to believe, but the softball career of one of Columbia's all-time greats came to a close last week. Stephanie Speierman wrapped up her collegiate career at the University of Michigan following a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Stephanie...
  • Ahead of London, hopeful marathoners and a watchful government

    Ahead of London, hopeful marathoners and a watchful government
    BALTIMORE -- A tuba and banjo duo dressed in saddle shoes, khakis and button-down shirts plays polkas and foxtrots by a set of escalators at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Friday morning. A nearby shoeshine man takes a break from his...