| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:41 PM
Baltimore Grand Prix attendees spent as much as $25 million — far short of the $70 million projected by race organizers, according to an economic impact survey released this week.
In their report, two Maryland professors also found about three-...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 7:06 AM
David Berdan likes the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure so much, he'll do it twice Sunday, once as the two-time defending champion of the Hunt Valley event and later as a family man whose loved ones have suffered from breast cancer.
Before the race,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Perhaps Baltimore would be better served by focusing on foot races like the recent marathon instead of motor sports such as the Baltimore Grand Prix.
Many contestants entered the highly successful marathon, which raised a considerable amount of money...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 3:18 PM
In Oakland, Calif., police swept into a public plaza being used by "Occupy" protesters early this morning and made dozens of arrests to break up two encampments near city hall. The mayor, Jean Quan, said the action was necessary because of ongoing...
| Oct 28, 2011
Cara Wettlaufer won the women's 5K race of the Baltimore Running Festival Oct. 15. The 28-year-old C. Milton Wright alumna led a field of 1,929 women to the finish line in 19:14, winning by 6 seconds. She was one of only two repeat winners of the...
| Nov 2, 2011
We have people in our community who always step up to the plate when a need arises, and Martin Goode, a track coach at River Hill, is one of them.
Martin is supporting a program called CoolKids, which has established a school in Baltimore for children...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Like many veteran marathoners, Bob Pohl always had an eye on the clock.
"I used to tell my wife that if I drop in a race to stop my watch because I don't want to go to the hereafter with a bad time," he said. "The joke was funnier before."
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Nothing stops David Berdan from his daily running regimen.
Either in between, before or after teaching science to fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders at Garrison Forest School, Berdan is likely to be wearing out another pair of running shoes as he takes a...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Chelsea Shock came home from school one Friday seven years ago to find her father, Mike, and mother, Betty — who was wearing pajamas — anxiously awaiting her arrival.
Something wasn't right.
"It was bizarre," said Chelsea, then an 11-year-...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Do you feel the nip in the air?
Runners do. For them, the advent of fall means more than changing leaves and back to school. Cooler weather and coming races (the Baltimore Running Festival is October 13) make autumn the ideal time to run in the great...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:50 PM
The Baltimore Grand Prix 5k race organizers filled every one of the 2,000 slots last year, but there won't be a running race this year, according to organizers at Corrigan Sports.
The Labor Day race appeared victim to the new sponsor's time constraints,...
| Dec 11, 2008
Runner of the Year
Hillary Lee, South River
The junior kept improving and remained one of the metro area's top runners, as well as Anne Arundel County's best. Lee has been a strong runner since her freshman year and played a big role this season in...