Dating medical resident student
In 2010, Tropf headed to the Naval Academy while Neczypor finished up high school.
What he might have lacked in long-distance experience locally — Tropf never had competed in the Baltimore Running Festival — he more than made up for in accomplishments elsewhere.
Do that again Saturday, he told himself, and “I knew I’d be competitive.” That might have been underselling it: After his first 5 or 6 miles, there was no runner within sight of the tall guy in the Navy singlet.“All I remember is starting this race and looking around and thinking, 'Where is everybody? “It made me a little nervous, just because I don't want to go out there and torch myself early on.
“But I slowed down, too.”Berdan never passed Tropf.
The only one who did: a member of the first-place Falls Road Running marathon relay team. “I really appreciate you telling me that.”It had been a long road to the finish line.
The morning class, taught by veterinarians, veterinary technicians and EMS providers, was geared toward law enforcement, fire service and SAR canine handlers or those directly responsible for their operational care.
The program was designed to give active handlers the tools necessary to reco…