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  • Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers of 2012's Star-Spangled Sailabration say that weeklong event poured even more money — about $166 million — into the local economy.
  • Sun named Newspaper of the Year in Md.-Del.-D.C. Press Association contest

    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and its Darkroom blog was recognized as the best among websites — by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association on Friday. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the Year eight times in the...

    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...

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race
    Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...

    Local survivors of Boston Marathon bombing participate in Charlotte running festival

    Local survivors of Boston Marathon bombing participate in Charlotte running festival
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Somewhere near an eighth of a mile from the 5K finish line, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Erika Brannock stood up from her wheelchair.  Slowly, the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher walked forward, with her sister and brother-in-...