Annapolis Striders present


B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

In Memory of Ben Moore, Lt. Col., Ret., USMC


Sunday, March 6, 2011; 7:30am

Severna Park High School

60 Robinson Road

Severna Park, MD  21146


(field capacity has been reached)



Directions:  The race begins and ends at Severna Park High School.


From Baltimore:  I-97 South to Exit 10B, Benfield Road.  East on Benfield Road, 3.8 miles to the school on left.

From Washington:  Rte 50 East to I-97 North to exit 10 and as above.




Map of Area:


Click here for a map of the area around Severna Park High School


For Additional Information: Contact race director, Donna Cogle, at 443-623-6628 or contact  assistant director, Arnie Henderson, at

410-263-0863  or by email.

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

Registration:  All registration was through  Registration is closed..



Registration closes when the combined field for the marathon and half-marathon reaches 1050 or February 27 whichever comes first.

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 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.

Marathon Entry Fee:  $50 by February 11, 2011 and $65 thereafter

Marathon and Half Marathon Premiums: A special 20th anniversary UnderArmour long-sleeve tech shirt with logo and date

Marathon Course Map:

Marathon Course Map

Half-Marathon Entry Fee:  $50 by February 11, 2011 and $65 thereafter

Half-Marathon Course Map:

Half-Marathon Course Map

Packet Pickup:  Saturday, March 5, 11am-5pm at Severna Park High School.

Race Day, Sunday, March 6, beginning at 6am at Severna Park High School

Race Expo: During packet pickup on Saturday and before, during, and after the race on Sunday

Race Day Photos:

Photos available from Brightroom


Timing:  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.

Volunteers:  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 Donna Cogle

for information and to sign up as a volunteer.

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.

Awards:  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”.


To reach the race site from Annapolis, take Rte 50 West to I-97 North, then Exit 10 to Benfield Road, East 3.8 miles to Severna Park High School on the left. 


For Additional Information: For Additional Information: Arnie Henderson at 410-263-0863  or by email.

Marathon Race History

1992        David Lieb, Rose Malloy – 3:02:08 Master’s Record

1993        Rob Marino, Meredith Bonta

1994        Mark Jones, Leann Myhre

1995        Mark Jones, Jennifer Sullivan

1996        Mark Jones, Kay Carver

1997        Mark Jones, Lauren Kearney; Joe Link 2:46:27 Master’s Record

1998        Mark Jones, Jennifer Sullivan

1999        Mark Jones, Jennifer Sullivan

2000        David Luljak, Jennifer Sullivan

2001        Michael Wardian, Susan Baehre

2002        Troy Harrison, Juliana Harris

2003        Race canceled due to snow

2004        Matt Mace, Jennifer Sullivan

2005        Paul Rades, Feng Sun – 2:59:59 Course Record

2006        Paul Rades - 2:29:44, Alison Jeffs

2007        Michael Wardian – 2:25:30 CR, Amanda Beal

2008        Phil Lang - 2:53:16, Molly Hyde – 3:18:12   

2009        Justin Fritzius 2:40:46, Brittney Rooks 3:21:58

2010        Jeff Shadley 2:40:18, Dorothy Beal 3:21:07




Half-Marathon History

1996        Robert Marino, Carole Rosasco; Rose Malloy – 1:26:34 Master’s Record

1997        Kevin Geesaman, Carole Rosasco

1998        Kevin Geesaman – 1:10:26 Course Record, Kristen Adelman

                  Robert Marino – 1:11:59 Master’s Record

1999        Robert Marino, Christina Morganti

2000        Kevin Geesaman, Christina Morganti – 1:22:43 Course Record

2001        Lindsey Steele, Doris Windsand-Dausman

2002        Kevin Geesaman, Monica Grillo

2003        Race canceled due to snow

2004        Mike Woodman, Megan Holden

2005        Mike Woodman, Aimee Baylor

2006        Wallace Miller, Christina Morganti

2007        James Snyder, Elizabeth Blom

2008        Steve Jacobs – 1:14:44, Rebecca Nathan – 1:27:51

2009        Matt Fortin 1:13:06, Jacklyn Truncellito 1:24:13

2010        Justin Fritzius 1:14:25, Tricia Shaw 1:33:55

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.