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Baltimore Running Festival

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  • Early Baltimore Running Festival forecast calls for sunshine, 60s

    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...
  • Baltimore's marathon a milestone for potential 50-state club member

    Baltimore's marathon a milestone for potential 50-state club member
    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...
  • 87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight

    87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight
    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...
  • Roland Park public school wins national health honor

    Roland Park public school wins national health honor
    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...
  • Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories

    Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories
    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...
  • Handcycler Wells says Baltimore Marathon is 'a race against myself'

    Handcycler Wells says Baltimore Marathon is 'a race against myself'
    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...
  • Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

    Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'
    Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after...
  • Roads will be closed for Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

    Roads will be closed for Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday
    Eight downtown streets will be closed, lanes will shrink and busses will be diverted to accommodate the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday. The one-day festival includes a marathon race, a half-marathon and other distance races that will take...
  • Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival

    Five things you need to know about the Baltimore Running Festival
    When about 27,000 runners take over the streets Saturday for the 13th annual Baltimore Running Festival, they'll trust their training to get them through the day. But just in case spectators, residents and other visitors to the city need a hand, here'...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'
    Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
  • As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety

    As daylight hours decrease, runners seek safety
    Adrienne Dulaj, a social worker from White Marsh, spends most of her days working in areas that she considers dangerous. Also an avid runner, Dulaj has to schedule her workouts to avoid those same neighborhoods at night. "I don't want to be in some of...
  • Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks

    Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks
    City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...