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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?

    Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?
    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...
  • Wettlaufer wins festival 5K race for second straight year

    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...
  • Bits & Pieces: Goode does good with CoolKids program

    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...
  • Team effort saves Baltimore half-marathon runner in cardiac arrest

    Team effort saves Baltimore half-marathon runner in cardiac arrest
    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." The 55-...
  • Science teacher takes measure of marathons

    Science teacher takes measure of marathons
    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...
  • 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-...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix 5k out this year

    Baltimore Grand Prix 5k out this year
    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,...
  • 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...