| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later.
The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing last year's race to an abrupt and chaotic end.
Today, the Columbia woman will run to overcome that moment.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Darren Thompson and Kevin Hennessey, both of Bel Air, cracked the top-10 of the HAT Run 50K Saturday, crossing the finish line at the Steppingstone Museum in a tie for ninth place.
The two completed the 31-mile trail course side by side in 4 hours, 30...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Next weekend, while sane people in Baltimore are barbecuing in the backyard, I'll be in Oregon with 11 friends. We're going for a run.
The route starts at 6,000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hood. Twenty-eight hours later, we expect to finish on a wide,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Running a half-marathon is easy, Bob Gralley, 87, said:
"I put one leg in front of the other."
For 13.1 miles.
That Gralley can do this at his age is remarkable. Yet on Saturday, there he'll be at the 13th Baltimore Running Festival, a silver-haired...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Adrienne Dulaj, a social worker from White Marsh, spends most of her days working in areas that she considers dangerous. Also an avid runner, Dulaj has to schedule her workouts to avoid those same neighborhoods at night.
"I don't want to be in some of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:50 AM
On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:59 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Runners of the Harford Community College cross-country team set the pace for a record field in the fifth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Saturday.
Roberto Ascenzi, a freshman from Bel Air, led 233 runners over a course on the HCC campus, finishing first in 18:...