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Athletes Serving Athletes continues growth in Howard County

Athletes Serving Athletes continues growth in Howard County

In Courtney Mann’s bedroom there’s a collection of gaudy trophies, ribbons and medals — the byproduct of a decorated running career. A senior at Howard High School this spring, Mann has established herself as one of the state’s top distance runners over the last four years.

And yet, for her lengthy list of accomplishments, which includes a pair of outdoor track county titles this spring, Mann said she found just as much gratification while taking time to run outside the spotlight.

It is through her participation in Athletes Serving Athletes, a charity-funded, nonprofit organization that empowers individuals with disabilities to train and compete in mainstream running and...

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