The mourning process hasn't been simple for those who ran in Boston, even for those who weren't at the finish line at the time of the bombings. On Saturday, Greene and other Boston survivors will participate in the Baltimore Running Festival, which includes a marathon, half marathon, relay, 5K and kids fun run.
Roland Park Elementary/Middle School wins a national health award given by the Clinton Foundation in Little Rock. A physical education teacher accepted the award in Arkansas. It's the only public school in the city to win the award.
"There's going to be blood," Wendy McCord warned her parents before they watched the bouts against Mobtown Mods, Speed Regime, Junkyard Dolls and Night Terrors on Oct. 13 at the DuBurns Arena in Canton. McCord, a Summit Park resident, is a member of the Charm City Roller Girls, Baltimore's only all-female flat track roller derby league.
Patients who wind up at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in need of a blood transfusion will unknowingly be entered into a clinical trial under a large-scale national research project the facility has joined.
Kennedy Krieger Institute, which treats individuals with developmental disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system, put together the festival's largest charity team with 208 race participants, who raised nearly $90,000 to support future running participants with disabilities.
As he ran through the streets of a still slumbering city, fighting off cramps, the chill October air and the dozens of runners around him, Stephen Muange once again tasted victory in Charm City, claiming his second consecutive Baltimore Marathon championship.
He sees them, on occasion, while jogging city streets — the vagrants, addicts and pushers who were part of Anthony Blue's past. From the shadows, they watch him, all cleaned up and going somewhere, with suspicion. "Blue? Is that you?"