The 17th annual Baltimore Running Festival will be held Saturday. Here’s what you need to know about the dowtown event. When and where will the races start? The 5K starts at 7:30 a.m. at Light and Pratt streets. The marathon and team relay start at 8 a.m. at Paca and Camden streets. The half-marathon starts at Light and Pratt streets at 9:45 a.m. The kids fun run will begin at 9:20 a.m. (Red Division, kids 7 and under) and 9:30 a.m. (Blue Division, kids 8 to 12), starting and ending at Rash Field. Mike Klingaman Here’s how Stevenson’s cross country team hopes the Baltimore Marathon plays out: As their coach, Dave Berdan, leads the race near the end, the Mustangs in the crowd egg him on. “We’ll shout, ‘You can hurt for five more minutes,’ which is what he yells during our meets,” said Patrick Watson, a... Here’s how Stevenson’s cross country team hopes the Baltimore Marathon plays out: As their coach, Dave Berdan, leads the race near the end, the Mustangs in the crowd egg him on. “We’ll shout, ‘You can hurt for five more minutes,’ which is what he yells during our meets,” said Patrick Watson, a... (Mike Klingaman) Where will the races end? The distance races will, for the first time in festival history, end with a view of the Inner Harbor. The finish line is located on Pratt Street, between Charles and Light streets. "Everybody now is going to be standing at the inner harbor with their congratulatory beer and having a great picture, and they're going to Instagram that out and Facebook that out,” Lee Corrigan, president of Corrigan Sports Enterprises and the event’s executive race director, said Thursday. “And we're going to get a lot of exposure from that.” Runners previously finished the race by coming across the Howard Street Bridge and then down Eutaw Street. How many people are coming? Organizers expect over 23,000 runners to participate this year, with all 50 U.S. states and 34 countries represented. Mike Klingaman She began exercising one day in 2010, a 250-pound coed jogging around the campus at Salisbury University. “It wasn’t a pretty sight,” Kelly Sorensen said. “People made fun of me, shouting, ‘Run, Forrest, run!’ But I didn’t give up; it’s not in