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Baltimore Running Festival

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  • Traffic alert: Street closings for Baltimore Marathon

    The following parking restrictions will be implemented on Saturday, October 15, 2011: ∙ Linwood Avenue from Eastern Avenue to Fayette Street 12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ∙ Eastern Avenue (north side) from Linwood to Patterson Park Avenues 12:00 a....
  • The family that runs together

    Marty and Betty Brosenne's five children, now in their forties and fifties and scattered around the country, are reuniting later this month to run the Baltimore Marathon and raise money for the hospice organization that helped their parents. And, not...
  • City primed for biggest Baltimore Running Festival yet

    City primed for biggest Baltimore Running Festival yet
    Lee Corrigan still remembers the first Baltimore Marathon 11 years ago, when just 6,000 runners took part in the festivities and the city barely stopped to notice. The event's founder faced plenty of doubters, many who didn't believe Corrigan and his...
  • Running through the zoo makes for a wild Marathon

    Running through the zoo makes for a wild Marathon
    Jack Ramsey was chugging along in the Baltimore Marathon Saturday when he spotted the penguin by the side of the road. So he stopped, fished a camera from his pocket and took a picture of Tails, a six-year-old African blackfooted penguin who lives in the...
  • Kenyan Muange wins Baltimore Marathon in his first race at that distance

    Kenyan Muange wins Baltimore Marathon in his first race at that distance
    Running in a tight pack as he cruised through downtown streets, the zoo and the Under Armour headquarters, Stephen Muange didn't want to push the pace at Saturday's Baltimore Marathon. It wasn't because he couldn't, or even that he didn't want to. The...
  • Three pregnant women finish races at Baltimore Running Festival

    Amanda Weeks, Kellie Batz and Sarah Mack — the pregnant runners featured in a Baltimore Sun story this week — all finished their respective races Saturday at the Baltimore Running Festival. Weeks, 33, of Ellicott City, completed the half-...
  • Groups vie to run Baltimore Grand Prix in 2012

    Groups vie to run Baltimore Grand Prix in 2012
    Several groups are angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race. At least two teams — each headed by a...
  • City officials closemouthed on Grand Prix search

    City officials closemouthed on Grand Prix search
    Baltimore officials are conducting a swift and informal search for a new team to manage the city's Grand Prix race — and are declining to explain how or by what criteria they are making decisions. After severing the contract late last month with...
  • For John Carroll's Chelsea Shock, lacrosse came second to service

    For John Carroll's Chelsea Shock, lacrosse came second to service
    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-...
  • A city without traffic disruption is dull

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ Imagine a city in which the streets always ran smoothly, with no interruptions for special events. Boring! I get a lot of complaints about the traffic disruptions caused by one event or another taking place...
  • Howard County Red Cross chapter resells prom dresses

    Howard County Red Cross chapter resells prom dresses
    One lucky girl looking for a prom dress could end up with a pageant gown worn by a reigning Miss Maryland, who has donated her pink, fluffy, beaded dress to Project Prom Dress. The Howard County chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting the resale...
  • All-Anne Arundel County: Girls cross country

    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...