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Baltimore Running Festival

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  • 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...
  • WEEKEND TV HIGHLIGHTS

    WEEKEND TV HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || Sprint Cup: Bank of America 500 || 2, 77:30 || || MLB || NLCS, Gm. 2: Dodgers@St. Louis || TBS4 || || ALCS, Gm. 1: Detroit@Boston || 45, 57:30 || || NBA pre. || Chicago vs. Washington || NBA5 ||...
  • Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend

    Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend
    Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore region Friday afternoon with two or three inches of rain expected on top of more than 2 inches that fell Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore...
  • After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'

    After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'
    Five years ago, Shannon Petitjean weighed more than the biggest Raven, smoked three packs of cigarettes a week and drank too much. No more. Petitjean, of Leonardtown, will compete in her first Baltimore Marathon on Saturday having shed 190 pounds...
  • Sports on TV

    SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || Sprint Cup: Bank of America 500 || 2, 77:30 || || F1 || Japanese Grand Prix || NBCSN2 a.m. || || MLB || NLCS, Gm. 2: Dodgers@St. Louis || TBS4 || || ALCS, Gm. 1: Detroit@Boston || 45,...
  • Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore

    Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore
    Early Saturday morning, Officer Vinny Julio stood in the intersection of Chase and Washington streets, idly twirling a wooden police baton on his first assignment since graduating from the police academy the day before. The streets were quiet on...