Charles Edwards, a 'perennial hike enthusiast,' recently completed his 20th 40-mile hike hosted by Boy Scout Troop 35. What makes his participation even more enduring is that he's an orthopedic surgeon at Mercy Hospital.
Junior George Campbell (McDonogh) scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to lift top-seeded host Maryland to a 3-2 win against No. 8 seed Michigan (4-11-4) in the quarterfinal round of the Big Ten men's soccer tournament.
The Loper brothers of Bel Air sought a one-two finish at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Saturday. In the Fifth Annual KidsPeace Trick or Trot 5K, they finished just short of a brotherly sweep, however, with Alex Loper taking second place and Shawn, third.
Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing the race to an abrupt and chaotic end. Like dozens of other Maryland runners, she shares a desire to create a new memory in place of the images of fallen runners, rising smoke and utter panic that gripped last year's event.
With Boston Marathon organizers opening up extra slots -- but not decreasing qualifying times -- the normal field of about 26,000 Boston marathoners has swollen to more than 36,000. Of those, 600 are Marylanders.
City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Marathon 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 line.
With the Baltimore Running Festival and other popular fall footraces fast approaching, local runners have struggled in recent weeks with daylight has grown scarce on either side of normal business hours.
About 17 people from Harford County were listed as runners in Monday's Boston Marathon, and while those contacted by The Aegis were not among the more than 180 injured and three killed in the dual bomb blasts near the finish line, they all have stories of the chaos and fear that took over what has traditionally been a celebration of athleticism and personal triumph.
Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year old mother of two who lives in Sykesville.