Montgomery County native grabs Pikes Peek crown

Two frequent out-of-town visitors clashed on the new Pikes Peek 10k course in Rockville, with a Montgomery County native grabbing the win. It came down to the final, downhill stretch on Marinelli Road between Brian Flynn and Thomas Adam at the Pike’s Peek 10k on Sunday morning. Neck

Inexperience doesn’t hurt GW Parkway winners

From their starting line perch at Mount Vernon, the next hour was hazy for Kevin McNab and Sheree Shea. Despite clear skies and cool air that brushed their faces with the promise of a fast George Washington Parkway Classic, they could only guess what was in store. Both had run only

MCRRC wins Boston Marathon womens masters race; Wardian, Roecker lead local individuals

  The Montgomery County Road Runners Club won the masters women’s team title at the Boston Marathon Monday. Chrissy Graham, Cindy Conant and Lisa Reichmann combined to run 9:24:55, well ahead of RunningSkirts’ 9:33:27. The Washington Running Club finished seventh in the masters women’s race in 10:16:48

The runner making Arlington County a great place to live

April is National County Government Month and it’s a great time to live in Arlington County if you’re a runner. Earlier this month, Livability.com ranked Arlington sixth on its “Top 10 Healthiest Cities” list. And a few weeks prior, Arlington County was named the healthiest county in

Our (possible ) Boston Marathon runners

  They might not all be lining up on Monday morning, but any number of these 799 registrants from the Washington, D.C. area could be racing the Boston Marathon.   BIB NAME AGE M/F CITY STATE 10386 Ackerman, Rachel E 31 F Washington DC 22496 Adams, Diane

Cherry Blossom official distance – 9.39 miles

The final re-measurement of the Cherry Blossom race course determined that the rerouting caused the race distance to total 9.39 miles. A traffic accident that was treated as a crime scene near the Kutz Bridge, less than 90 minutes before the elite women’s advanced start, forced the

How a race course is certified

Have you ever finished a race thinking you’ve just set a personal record time, only to look down at your watch to discover that the race might have been too short? If so, you’re not alone. Many races — from 5ks to marathons — are, in fact,

Kenyans sweep Cherry Blossom titles

Editor’s note: A version of this story published Sunday night indicated the course had been remeasured at 9.54 miles and bonuses would be paid. As of Monday morning, Race Director Phil Stewart said the course would be remeasured again and the plan to pay bonuses based on

 Traffic accident forces Cherry Blossom course rerouting, pedestrian in critical condition

A morning traffic accident and resulting crime scene near the Kutz Bridge forced the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run to cut roughly half a mile from the course. The race committee will release the final measurement by Tuesday, when the  committee decides on how time bonuses will be

North strikes early in Bull Run 50, but South prevails in the end

Runners from Pennsylvania claimed top honors at the Bull Run 50 Miler Saturday in Clifton, Va., but when the first 100 finishers were counted, the entrants who identified with the South were the team champions. Of the 325 runners who started the race, 282 had finished roughly