Best of Washington Running nominations!

We’re taking nominations for the Best of Washington Running 2017 through Jan. 31! The six nominees with the most votes will go on to final voting from Feb. 1-March 31. Nominations must be cast using this form. Comments on this web page will not be counted or

Don’t underestimate a runner with a stroller

Let’s get something out of the way early: There’s nothing wrong with people passed by a running pushing a stroller. When Alexandria’s Matias Palavecino breezes by with Leo or Chloe in their BOB, know its an Ironman world championships qualifier getting in a little resistance work. He

All-RunWashington Postseason Team 2016

Following a cross country season that saw one local team and two individuals make the Nike Cross Nationals meet and three qualify for Foot Locker, RunWashington’s coaches panel gathered to select the All-RunWashington Postseason teams. Here are some, but not all, of their highlights. If someone has

D.C Postseason team 2016

D.C. cross country runners got to enjoy a new state meet course, Kenilworth Park, which gave them more sure footing and visibility for their championship meet, on which most of the selections were based. Timmy Bitsberger, junior, St. Albans Philip Wright, senior, Sidwell Timmy Bitsberger finished seventh

Virginia postseason team 2016

Many of Virginia’s top runners were younger, lots of juniors, and that bodes well for an experienced group of returners in 2017. Colton Bogucki, junior, Loudoun Valley Along with Peter Morris and Jacob Hunter, Bogucki was part of the state’s strongest top three, and his 11th place

Maryland postseason team 2016

Like in Virginia, youth dominated in Maryland, where 10 of the top 15 boys and 12 of the top 15 girls at the Montgomery County Championships were underclassmen. Aaron Bratt, Sophomore, Walt Whitman John Riker, Sophomore, T.S. Wootton A pair of sophomores that both wound up in

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