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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'

    Boston bombing survivor: 'We're not afraid to be back at the finish line'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With her wheelchair pushed aside, Erika Brannock gripped her walker and moved slowly toward the Thunder Road 5K finish line. Inside, her brother-in-law, Michael Gross, was bursting with pride to see Brannock walking with a...
  • Local survivors of Boston Marathon bombing participate in Charlotte running festival

    Local survivors of Boston Marathon bombing participate in Charlotte running festival
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Somewhere near an eighth of a mile from the 5K finish line, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Erika Brannock stood up from her wheelchair.  Slowly, the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher walked forward, with her sister and brother-in-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon

    Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon
    David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival. The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock walks again

    Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
  • Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]

    Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]
    Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
  • Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte

    Local Boston bombing victim, family to cross marathon finish line in Charlotte
    As they prepare to walk across the finish line at the Charlotte marathon, Boston bombing victim Erika Brannock and her family will gather Friday night for a benefit dinner to help offset a mountain of medical bills. Brannock, a 29-year-old Towson...
  • A primer for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby

    A primer for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby
    First things first: Grantland has a terrific look-back at Hunter S. Thompson's "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." I always start the Derby primer with a link to this story -- and by always, I mean I also did it last year -- and this adds...