Wait a Minute, was That? Go Christo!

  It wasn’t a bad showing. He had placed fourth at the inaugural U.S. 12k championships, the culmination of the 2013 American professional road racing circuit. For Christo Landry, who runs professionally for Mizuno, that year included three more top-five finishes in U.S. championships, including in the

Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy makes Olympic Track Trials

Kate Murphy knows she can run faster in the 1,500 meters, she just needs competition. She’ll finally get it July 7, when she races the first round of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials in Eugene, Ore. She’s one of two high school students to

See the Same Way

Matt Rodjom knows the paved paths along busy roads in Fairfax so well that he could run Braddock Road with his eyes closed. Not that it would be much different, as he puts it. He has a gaping hole in his vision, straight ahead. He can see

Long-time Runner, First-time Favorite

Stephanie Garcia doesn’t have time for a nap, and she likes it that way. She typically wakes up for a sunrise breakfast before her 9 a.m. practice. After a few hours of running, dynamic exercises, and hurdling drills, it is time for lunch. After lunch, Garcia seeks

NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships finals

Men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase 5. Darren Fahy (Georgetown) 8:36.73 Men’s 5,000 meters 2. Sean McGorty (Stanford/ Chantilly High School) 13:26.10 4. Thomas Curtain (Virginia Tech/Loudoun County High School) 13:27.64 23. Steven Flynn (George Mason)Men’s 10,000 meters 14.28.08 Men’s 10,000 meters 19. Jonathan Green (Georgetown) 29:44.42 Women’s 5,000 meters

NCAA track and field news

The NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships are June 8-11 in Eugene, Ore. and 10 runners with local connections, two of whom went to high school in Northern Virginia, are among them. Men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase Darren Fahy (Georgetown) Scott Carpenter (Georgetown) Men’s 5,000 meters Thomas Curtain

Humidity: Work with it or Against it

Summertime in DC: stepping out the front door is like stepping into a sauna. You don’t generally notice air, but today its presence is palpable and oppressive, a thick cloud that weighs on you and seems to stall your forward progress. Within seconds you’re sweating buckets, water

High school track state meet winners

As is their custom, D.C. area runners won a slew of championships at their respective state meets, though a cancellation of the Virginia 3A/4A meet with several races remaining scuttled the 800 meters. DC 800 meters Zakyrah Haynie – Wilson: 2:23.50 Tristan Colaizzi – Georgetown Day School: 1:58.22 1600

Summer camp options abound for cross country runners

With summer finally here, many D.C.-area high schoolers are already looking ahead to the upcoming cross country season. Namely, ways to maintain their fitness levels during the off-season or to log additional training time to start the season off strong. We spoke with several new and long-running

Best of Washington Running 2016

Two months of nominations and three months of voting by RunWashington readers have added up to this year’s winners. Thank you to those who voted! Best Military-Related Race Marine Corps Marathon Whether or not it works as a recruiting tool is secondary. The Marine Corps Marathon, one