Murphy wins Nike Cross Southeast, Lester makes Foot Locker final in a first for D.C.

Six D.C.-area runners made the two national cross country championships, with Kate Murphy repeating as Nike Cross Southeast champion and leading Lake Braddock to its second straight appearance in the championship and Page Lester making history as the first female runner from Washington, D.C. to make the

Lester wins DC-MD private schools championship

For the second consecutive year, Dalton Hengst of McDonogh nabbed the top spot in the varsity large school race at the Maryland-D.C. Private Schools Cross Country Championships. But this time, it was far from the neck-and-neck race to the finish he experienced last year. He blew away

MD State Meet: Walter Johnson girls get four-peat, MoCo boys earn individual titles

Abbey Green came up just short in her latest attempt to win a Maryland state cross country title, a rematch with Annapolis senior and 2015 Footlocker finalist Maria Coffin. Yet in the end, the Walter Johnson junior said she could not have scripted the race much more perfectly. Maryland

Three D.C.-area runners, four teams win Va. XC titles

Loudoun Valley boys and Lake Braddock girls dominated their races while defending their Virginia state titles, while the James Madison boys and George Marshall girls won their first-ever championships. Virginia High School League Championships Nov. 12, 2016 – Great Meadows, The Plains, Va Results Photos by Bruce Buckley Photos

New venue boosts DC championship turnout, newcomers win big

Fort Dupont Park offered a cross country course that is challenging, full of character and surprise for any spectators trying to follow the race through the winding trails. DCSAA Championships Nov. 5, 2016 – Kenilworth Park, Washington, D.C. Boys varsity results Girls varsity results Boys junior varsity

Nearly 20,000 finish Marine Corps Marathon

Brian Lawton was finally on his way to the Marine Corps Marathon starting line. So were two guys named Miguel and Dan, strangers he and his dad picked up in Alexandria on their way to the Pentagon. When he had to get to the start, Lawton figured

Vienna’s Perry Shoemaker wins Marine Corps Marathon

Coming off her second straight runner-up finish at the Army Ten-Miler, Perry Shoemaker’s confidence should have been peaking she started her taper for the Marine Corps Marathon. But pain in her back and glute was starting to make her second guess her plans. “Marine Corps was my

Kosgei beats back local elite to reclaim Marine Corps title

Most runners woke up the morning of the Marine Corps Marathon horrified to see the weather was humid and in the high 60s.  Army Spec. Samuel Kosgei was thrilled. Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 30, 2016 – Washington, D.C. Arlington, Va. Results Photos by Dustin Whitlow Photos by

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D.C. races: a handcycle mecca

Push-rim wheelchair racers and handcyclists are familiar on the courses of D.C.-area races, but that’s not the case elsewhere in the country. For as long as Army Capt. Kelly Elmlinger can remember, running has been a part of her life and of her family’s. Three years ago,