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B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
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Annapolis Striders present
B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
In Memory of Ben Moore, Lt. Col., Ret., USMC

The race timing company, Run High, has posted results HERE.

When and Where:
Sunday, March 4, 2012; 7:30am
Severna Park High School
60 Robinson Road
Severna Park, MD 21146

No headphones, wheels, pets, etc allowed during the race due to safety considerations and insurance regulations.

Marathon and Half Marathon Entry Fee:
$50 by February 10, 2012 and $65 thereafter

Registration closed when the combined field for the marathon and half-marathon reached 1050.

Transfers were allowed from January 15th until February 15th at midnight.

Course Description:
The first mile is on residential streets.  Remainder of both races on the B&A Trail – an asphalt bike & running path along a Rails-to-Trails Park.  Hill at mile 7.  Rest of the course is railroad grade – mostly flat.  The course is USATF certified and there are many opportunities for spectators along the trail.  The Marathon and Half Marathon start and finish at the school.

Course Markings:
Volunteers will monitor all turns and most intersections.  Each mile of the Marathon and Half Marathon is marked.  The course will be closed to automobile traffic, but the trail itself will be open to other runners, bikers, rollerbladers and walkers.  Please be alert and courteous.

Course Maps:

The official 2012 B&A Trail Marathon premium is a relaxed-fit track pant, ideal for cool to cold weather.
It features moisture wicking knit fabric, zippered pockets, zippered leg openings and the 2012 B&A Trail race logo on the left hip.  Available in mens or womens Small through Extra Large.  Wear them with pride!
Sizing chart

Packet Pickup:
Severna Park High School
Saturday, March 3, 10am to 4pm
Race Day, Sunday, March 4, beginning at 6am

Race Expo:
During packet pickup on Saturday and before, during, and after the race on Sunday.
National Running Center will be at the expo for the 21st year to supply runners with any running needs you can think of!

Race Day Photos:
Photos available from Brightroom

RunHIgh chip scoring will again be used for the B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon.

Time Limit:
The marathon course will close at six hours (about a 13:44/mile pace).  We can’t guarantee course support after that time.  If you plan to be over 6 hours and would like an early start, please contact Tom Bradford.  We will still post your time and give you a finisher’s medal and make sure there is food available.  Note: Early starters are not eligible for any awards.

This race needs many volunteers for jobs that include food service, water stops, course monitoring, and finish line.  This is a great way for family members to see their favorite runners along the course, and to contribute to the success of the event.  Please contact Jennie Merrill or Donna Cogle at for information on volunteering!

Aid Stations:
Aid stations will include: water, Gatorade, fruit, coke, cookies, hard candy, aspirin and petroleum jelly.  They are located at the 3, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, and 24 mile marks.  Post-race food, beverages, and warm showers are available at the finish.

Race Conditions:
Typical March weather, with temperatures ranging from the low 40s to high 60s with rainy and windy conditions possible.

Medical Assistance:
First aid personnel will be stationed at Severna Park High School.  Anne Arundel Radio Club personnel will be monitoring the course at several points to provide emergency communications.

Medals to all finishers (marathon and half-marathon).  Awards to top three men and women in 5 year age groups.  Special awards to top three male and female overall and first place masters.
Race results at

Awards Ceremony:
Marathon: 12:00
Half-Marathon: 11:00

Travel Accommodations:
The closest airport to the race in Severna Park is BWI (Thurgood Marshall/Baltimore Washington International).  All major airlines, including Southwest, are there.

There are hotels and B&B type accommodations which you can find via a Google search of "Hotels Annapolis MD".

The race begins and ends at Severna Park High School.

From Baltimore:
I-97 South
Take exit 10A for Benfield Boulevard E toward Veterans Hwy/Severna Park
Merge onto Benfield Road
Keep left at the fork
3.8 miles to the school on left.

From Washington:
Route 50 East to I-97 North
Take exit 10 for Veterans Hwy toward Benfield Blvd/Severna Park
Turn left onto Veterans Hwy
Take the 1st right onto Benfield Blvd
Stay on Benfield Road, 3.8 miles to the school on left.

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For Additional Information:
For Additional Information, please contact Arnie Henderson at 410-263-0863 or

Race History

Marathon Half Marathon
1992David Lieb
Rose Malloy – 3:02:08 Master’s Record
1993Rob Marino
Meredith Bonta
1994Mark Jones
Leann Myhre
1995Mark Jones
Jennifer Sullivan
1996Mark Jones
Kay Carver
1997Mark Jones
Lauren Kearney
Joe Link - 2:46:27 Master’s Record
1998Mark Jones
Jennifer Sullivan
1999Mark Jones
Jennifer Sullivan
2000David Luljak
Jennifer Sullivan
2001Michael Wardian
Susan Baehre
2002Troy Harrison
Juliana Harris
2003Race canceled due to snow
2004Matt Mace
Jennifer Sullivan
2005Paul Rades
Feng Sun – 2:59:59 Course Record
2006Paul Rades - 2:29:44
Alison Jeffs
2007Michael Wardian – 2:25:30 CR
Amanda Beal
2008Phil Lang - 2:53:16
Molly Hyde – 3:18:12
2009Justin Fritzius 2:40:46
Brittney Rooks 3:21:58
2010Jeff Shadley 2:40:18
Dorothy Beal 3:21:07
2011Karsten Brown - 2:44:52
Traci Falbo - 3:16:33
1996Robert Marino
Carole Rosasco
Rose Malloy – 1:26:34 Master’s Record
1997Kevin Geesaman
Carole Rosasco
1998Kevin Geesaman – 1:10:26 Course Record
Kristen Adelman
Robert Marino – 1:11:59 Master’s Record
1999Robert Marino
Christina Morganti
2000Kevin Geesaman
Christina Morganti – 1:22:43 Course Record
2001Lindsey Steele
Doris Windsand-Dausman
2002Kevin Geesaman
Monica Grillo
2003Race canceled due to snow
2004Mike Woodman
Megan Holden
2005Mike Woodman
Aimee Baylor
2006Wallace Miller
Christina Morganti
2007James Snyder
Elizabeth Blom
2008Steve Jacobs – 1:14:44
Rebecca Nathan – 1:27:51
2009Matt Fortin 1:13:06
Jacklyn Truncellito 1:24:13
2010Justin Fritzius 1:14:25
Tricia Shaw 1:33:55
2011Paul Hill - 1:11:55
Lara Bzik - 1:27:27

Special Thanks to:
Severna Park High School, Dawson’s Liquors, Anne Arundel Radio Club, Severn School, Papa John Pizza, Seaside Restaurant in Glen Burnie, Water Doctor, Brian Boru Irish Restaurant, and all the Volunteers who make our race possible.

©2012 Annapolis Striders, Inc.