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Baltimore Running Festival

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 21 essential tips for your marathon training

    21 essential tips for your marathon training
    So, you want to run a marathon, but you have a lot of questions. Should you load up on carbs before your race? Should you try going barefoot? Should you follow the “10 percent” rule, increasing your milage by no more than a small margin each...
  • Komen Race for the Cure gets under way

    Komen Race for the Cure gets under way
    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,...
  • Grand Prix vs. Baltimore Marathon: A tale of two races

    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...
  • Survey: Grand Prix fell short of spending projections

    Survey: Grand Prix fell short of spending projections
    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-...
  • Occupy Baltimore: an open-ended conclusion

    Occupy Baltimore: an open-ended conclusion
    Now entering its third week, Occupy Baltimore has settled into its appropriated digs at the Inner Harbor, taking regular deliveries of pizzas and camping out overnight for what its website calls an Indefinitely Long Peaceful Demonstration. Emphasis on...
  • Marathon coverage came up lame

    Shame on you. What an embarrassment The Sun's coverage of the Baltimore Marathon was. Accompanying the article describing "one of the most thrilling finishes in the event's 11 year history" you chose to offer photos of a bunch of runners-up approaching...
  • First-time marathon winner put in an amazing performance

    As a cross country and track runner, I am astonished that a first-time runner won the Baltimore Marathon ("Kenyan Muange wins Baltimore Marathon in his first race at that distance," Oct. 15). Having never run a marathon before, I can't say I know what it...
  • Stadium Authority: No effort to deceive in discussion of Grand Prix contract

    The recent article about the status of the Baltimore Grand Prix and Downforce Racing suggests the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) stalled the Baltimore Sun's efforts to secure material through the Public Information Act to prevent a public relations...
  • 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...
  • Streets to be closed, parking restricted

    Baltimore transportation officials have announced temporary street closures and parking restrictions tomorrow across the city for the eighth Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival. The main event, the 26-mile marathon, will begin at 8 a.m. at Paca and...