| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:27 AM
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."
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:50 PM
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-...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Here's your one-stop, handy list of everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Big Year
The Rosie Show (talk-show premiere; 7 p.m.; OWN)
Oprah’s Lifeclass (series...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:30 PM
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...