Weather conditions to get tougher for runners from here on out

Runners who enjoyed the mild start to May were reminded Wednesday morning that conditions can get uncomfortable and downright dangerous quickly. And more likely than not, tough temperature and humidity will be a factor for the next few months. Nowhere was that more apparent than at the
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Running Shorts – May 15

Montgomery Parks is holding a public hearing Thursday, May 25. The public is invited to testify in person, in support of or with recommendations for changes or additions to the 2017 Park Recreation Open Space draft plan. The hearing will be held at the Montgomery Regional Office at 8787

It’s not a race…parkrun finds its footing around D.C.

It’s Saturday morning on Fletcher’s Cove. A crowd of runners huddle together on the C&O Canal Towpath, ready to start their watches and run. At first glance, this may look like just a normal 5k, but on closer inspection, something is off. There are dogs in the

Military Running: Tom’s Run

Joe Stammer never considered himself much of a runner. And yet, there was something appealing about signing up for a 200-mile relay. Tom’s Run offered more than just a flat course and a good time, it offered a logistical challenge that intrigued Stammer: Runners have 35 hours

Billable Miles

When life is dictated by 6-minute increments and responding to multiple competing demands every single day without breaking a sweat, you have a high-stress job. People who practice law are driven, competitive and have a massively high tolerance for pain and repetition. They aren’t strangers to hard

Running Shorts – May 3

The Montgomery County Parks Department will hold a public forum from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 15 at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center at 4805 Edgemoor Lane to view and discuss proposals for enhancements and amenities to the Georgetown Branch Trail and Capital Crescent Trail

Best of Washington Running 2017

Thank you to everyone who voted for the Best of Washington Running this year! We had to keep the voting to a month and a half to accommodate our publishing deadline, but we also had more than three times as many votes cast than in 2016. Look out for our nomination period

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.

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