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  • Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7

    Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7
    When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race. The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...
  • Maryland runners raise funds for Boston hospital that treated bomb victims

    Maryland runners raise funds for Boston hospital that treated bomb victims
    Sixty-six runners dashed, jogged and walked through the streets of Annapolis on Saturday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and raised money for one of the hospitals that treated their wounds. "When I saw what happened in Boston, I knew...
  • Cyclone causes New York City Marathon runners to break stride

    Patty Snodgrass had qualified to run in her first New York City Marathon three years ago, but injuries derailed the retired U.S. Treasury Department employee from fulfilling that dream. She was going to use what is essentially a rain check from the New...
  • Our country's core values shined through after Boston bombing

    As I watched the horrific scenes from the Boston Marathon, and later the activities at political, social, religious and sporting events, with disconnected disbelief, I realized that the terrorists exemplified a political miscalculation, a social...
  • Born to run? Maybe, but this gene switch had little to do with it

    Born to run? Maybe, but this gene switch had little to do with it
    BOSTON -- As athletes get ready for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon today, many will have mantras. One of my favorites, from septuagenarian marathoner Malcolm Brookes is "I can, I will, I am," but another popular one is "you were born for this."...
  • Towson teacher injured in Boston bombing is back in Maryland

    Towson teacher injured in Boston bombing is back in Maryland
    Erika Brannock saw flashes of yellow and orange, and she felt as if her body was falling in slow motion when the first of two homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon exploded inches away from where she stood near the finish line. She heard people crying...
  • Columbia Volleyball Club teams win gold at Happy Volley Tournament

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
  • Goodbye, Dublin

    Goodbye, Dublin
    BOSTON -- When Kieran O'Leary took the trip to last year's Boston Marathon, the County Dublin resident met up with several other Irish visitors before the race. "Some of the guys I knew from before from other races -- I'd met a few of them previously,"...
  • Boston Marathon victims' mom will run in Columbia fundraiser

    Boston Marathon victims' mom will run in Columbia fundraiser
    Carol Downing will run in her first race since the Boston Marathon when a bomb blast injured her daughters Erika Brannock and Nicole Gross on Sunday, June 2, in the Howard County Striders 4.09 run in Columbia. "I want to participate in a race that is...
  • Desisa, Jeptoo win Boston Marathon

    Desisa, Jeptoo win Boston Marathon
    Explosion update: Details of evacuation after Boston Marathon blast 12:56 Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden says she played to her strengths in winning this year's Boston Marathon. "My weakness, I think everyone knows, is going downhill," she told...
  • Rebel Wilson "exposed," Turbo Tax day fail and the NRA's Sprint Cup sponsorship turns deadly for one NASCAR fan

    Rebel Wilson "exposed," Turbo Tax day fail and the NRA's Sprint Cup sponsorship turns deadly for one NASCAR fan
    Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...
  • Local student raises money for Boston Marathon victims

    Lindsey Bartlett, a fifth-grade student at Resurrection-St. Paul School in Ellicott City, launched a community service project earlier this month to raise funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Starting Tuesday, May 7, Lindsey asked...