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Baltimore Running Festival

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts

    Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts
    While many governments are moving toward posting ethics disclosure forms, residents of Baltimore still have to travel to City Hall and to a sixth-floor office to see the documents. To save you a trip, we're posting those forms from Mayor Stephanie...
  • Marathon training for beginners

    Marathon training for beginners
    Safari Charles of Owings Mills learned a few important lessons after running her first half-marathon last year. Wear shoes that fit, or your toenails may turn black. Run with a group for motivation (and for those days your husband would rather sleep in)....