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For November’s team update, each Baltimore team decided to share their team video, created for the Baltimore Running Festival. These videos were filmed over the summer and during the training for the Running Festival.  Baltimore Station’s team video is shared below:

BOMF Baltimore – Baltimore Station

Baltimore Station’s November Members of the Month are below:

RESIDENTIAL MEMBER OF THE MONTH: MITCH N.Shoe size: 12

Member since: September 2009

Number of Miles accumulated: 439.5

Best BOMF moment: When I beat George Hall at the Tuerk House 5K

Biggest challenge with running: Staying injury free, running up hills

Goal in the next three months: Move out on my own

What do you think about when you’re running?: Finishing  

What was your last race and how did you do?: Tuerk House 5K, 30:54 

Favorite Post Race meal?: B12 vitamins for energy 

What advice would you give a brand-new runner?: Stick with it! 

“It’s never a dull morning with Mitch running. Not only does he bring a lot of laughter, but his running has improved dramatically over the past few months.” – Anni Irvine, Team Leader

 NON-RESIDENTIAL MEMBER OF THE MONTH: CHRIS C. Shoe size: 12

Member since: August 2009

Best BOMF moment: Running with the mayor on our first birthday with all the Baltimore city chapters together. Seeing that many people on the right track in life was inspirational.

Biggest challenge with running: Lugging around 230 lbs at 5:30 in the morning.

Goal in the next three months: Recover from the NYC Marathon, and hit the training circuit hard in the new year for my first triathlon in May 2011.

What do you think about when you’re running?: Running is spiritual for me. I’m usually conversing with God about where I’ve come from and where I’m going in life.

What was your last race and how did you do?: NYC Marathon, completed by running the whole time and squeezed in 21 seconds ahead of my goal at 4:29:39.

Favorite post-race meal?: A big, juicy steak, complete with a regretless intake of calories.

What advice would you give a brand new runner?: There is no better feeling than achievement through adversity. Running may not be easy but it sure is rewarding.

“Chris is always a great person to see at 5:30 in the morning. He is energetic, encouraging, and has such a positive outlook.” – Anni Irvine, Team Leader

Chris C., November Member of the Month

Mitch N., Baltimore Station November Member of the Month