| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
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-...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Janet McAdorey of Bel Air raced to her second double-victory in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure Sunday in Hunt Valley.
She again finished first among cancer survivors in the annual 5K race, leading by 1 minute at the finish in 23:44. She also...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A record 504 college coaches gathered last weekend at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to watch more than 4,000 high school players in a lacrosse tournament.
Behind the scenes, Corrigan Sports Enterprises, the Elkridge firm that also...
| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
With just over a week to go before the Baltimore Running Festival, forecasts are calling for sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s during the races.
Outlets including the Weather Channel, AccuWeather.com and the Weather Underground are all calling for...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:13 PM
When Chris Calimano crosses the finish line of the Baltimore Marathon on Saturday, he will have completed a journey much longer than 26.2 miles.
The 32-year-old New York native will have run a marathon in 50 different states, a milestone that few...
| 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 9, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Roland Park Elementary/Middle School has won a National Recognition Award as a Healthy Campus from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation.
Roland Park is the first public school in...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Runners set goals — and don't look back.
They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond.
They push their bodies. They want to push...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Jeremy Wells would not be competing in the Baltimore Marathon Saturday had he not broken his back in a motorcyle accident last November.
Now paralyzed below the waist, Wells, of Abingdon, will race in the handcycle event, perched in a three-wheeler...