More than 600 local runners finish 2017 Boston Marathon

On a hot afternoon, 615 D.C.-area runners crossed the Boston Marathon finish line. Arlington’s Mike Wardian (2:27:35) and D.C.’s Caitlyn Tateishi (2:52:52) led local runners, with D.C.’s Dave McKay (2:27:45), Rockville’s Jay Hudson (2:39:55), Fairfax’s Rochelle Sceats–Basil (2:58:42) and Bethesda’s Natalie Atabek (3:04:50) led their respective states.
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More than 700 local runners headed to Boston

The Washington, D.C. area is sending 708 runners to the 2017 Boston Marathon based on their qualifying times. Some may not race on April 17, but two weeks out, this is who is registered. Of those, 621 qualified based on time standards and registered in September, the

The pain is probably keeping me awake – Rockville’s John Kelly finishes the Barkley Marathons

As fog rolled rapidly though the Cumberland Mountains in Eastern Tennessee, it created a strobe-like effect as dawn was breaking. From a fire tower, Rockville’s John Kelly could be seen, then not seen, then seen again… climbing a long hillside cleared for power lines. Conrad Laskowski and

Running Shorts – April 10

Leoncio Loza, the man stabbed recently on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, has died. See a detailed look at Beach Drive reconstruction project from WTOP.

Kebenei, Gebrekidan win Cherry Blossom

For the second straight year, a Kenyan-American runner won the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile, this time Stanley Kebenei, running 46:36 to edge Kenya’s James Kibet by three seconds. Kebenei’s time ranks as the fourth-fastest American men’s 10 mile. Cherry Blossom Ten Mile April 2, 2017

“When I’m better and I’m out of the hospital, I’m going to run”

On Oct. 1, 2016, seven-year-old Lily Rancourt wore her Wonder Woman costume and brand new red sneakers with “hero” and “heart” on the tongues. With her family and friends, she braved cold and rain to toe the starting line for the Race for Every Child 5k in

Running Shorts – March 27

With SafeTrack still preventing the Metro system from opening early for the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile, race management has laid out a variety of transportation options to reach the race on time. The Marine Corps Marathon registration lottery closes on Wednesday, March 29. The Montgomery County Road

Running Shorts – March 20

The entry lottery for the Marine Corps Marathon will be open March 22-29. WashCycle looks at the interim official re-routing for the Capital Crescent/Georgetown Branch Trail during Purple Line construction, which primarily uses Jones Bridge Road to travel east and west.

Newcomers’ views of the D.C. running scene

As the years and the miles add up, when you’ve seen the same trail hundreds of times, it can be hard to remember your first impression of running in D.C. But untold numbers of new runners move here each month, and their perceptions of the area, compared

Ted Poulos loves racing

Ted Poulos was living the lifestyle of a typical post-college student. Employed for the first time since graduation, the 22-year-old indulged himself in happy hours during the week, followed by parties on the weekends. There was no better way to unwind after working long hours as an