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  • 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...
  • Catherine E. Pugh

    Catherine E. Pugh
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. I hold an undergraduate degree in business administration and my MBA, both from Morgan State University. I have served as a banker, dean of...
  • Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake

    Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took over leadership of Baltimore at a difficult time. She became the chief executive after Sheila Dixon's scandal-induced ouster from City Hall, just before a major snowstorm and in the midst of a deep budget crisis. She...
  • Runner who collapsed in half-marathon meets with rescuers

    Runner who collapsed in half-marathon meets with rescuers
    Baltimore Running Festival organizers draped a finisher's medal on Bob Pohl's neck Thursday, nearly four weeks after he collapsed at the finish line of the half marathon and was saved by bystanders and medical personnel. Just before the end of the 13.1-...
  • Northern Central Trail Marathon gives runners a change of scenery

    Tired of pounding 26.2 miles along city streets and highways? Looking for something to do after stuffing yourself on Thanksgiving dinner? Trying to find one more race to qualify for the marathon on most runners' bucket lists — Boston — in...
  • Old Catonsville: Announcer had plenty to say during Catonsville High's undefeated football season

    It was exciting night at Comet Stadium on 11-11-11 as the undefeated Catonsville High School football team won its 11th game in a row with a thrilling, 30-28 victory over visiting Paint Branch in the first round of the playoffs. The contest also...
  • Getting in shape can be life-changing

    There aren't too many things in the world that are typically considered life-changing. Marriage. Kids. The death of a loved one. A handful of pivotal books. For me (at least for the purposes of this column), one of them was the gym. I will start by...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Here's your one-stop, handy list of everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) The Big Year Footloose Restless The Thing NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Rosie Show (talk-show premiere; 7 p.m.; OWN) Oprah’s Lifeclass (series...
  • Tips and advice for runners training for Baltimore Marathon

    Tips and advice for runners training for Baltimore Marathon
    There is more to training for a marathon than running a few laps around the track. Finishing 26.2 miles, or even getting to the starting line, takes attention to some details about eating and hydrating, miles covered, and aches and pains. Dr. John...
  • Pregnant women will join the running crowds in Baltimore

    Pregnant women will join the running crowds in Baltimore
    Sitting in the doctor's office in August, elated to learn she was pregnant for the first time, Amanda Weeks had a question. Could she still compete in the half-marathon at the Baltimore Running Festival? "I've raced all 10 years (of the event)," said...
  • Father and disabled son will complete Baltimore Marathon together

    Father and disabled son will complete Baltimore Marathon together
    Heading home after a tough day at work, Jeremy Haugh is beat — too tired, he knows, to run. Someone else has other ideas. Routinely, Haugh said, as he pulls his SUV into the driveway of the family's home in Charlottesville, Va., 8-year-old...