Running Shorts, May 18

Pacers to shuffle locations this summer Two Pacers Running Stores will change locations this summer, with one moving across the Potomac River. The Logan Circle location, currently on P Street, will move to 14th and S streets after the July 4 weekend. A new Navy Yard location,
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Celebrate Running – Landon Peacock’s pallete

A college textile design class marked the beginning of the end of Landon Peacock’s competitive racing career. Sure, he finished his collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin — Madison as a two-time All American and a Big 10 Conference Champion in cross country. But he’d found his next passion in that introductory

Quitting Smoking, Loving Running and Finding Her Place

Cannon-Marie Green called her shot with confidence that would make Babe Ruth blush. Living in California in 2014, she was determined to get into the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. She knew volunteering was her best chance to ensure she got in the next year, so she signed up to help out.

Capitol Hill Classic runners learn the bill comes due, eventually

For an overzealous runner, the Capitol Hill Classic can seem like an episode of Behind the Music. Early on, everything is going great and the gravy train seems like it will never stop. But then reality hits and they have to run back uphill. Springfield’s Shauneen Werlinger

Running Shorts, May 4

Maegan Krifchin, a professional runner for Mizuno living in Silver Spring, reached the Olympic Trials “A” standard in the marathon, running 2:33:30 at the Hamburg Marathon in Germany April 26. D.C. area athletes performed well at the Penn Relays April 26-28: Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter won

34 for 34: Jamie Watts’ Birthday Challenge

She started off anonymously, but as Jamie Watts kept going, more and more people noticed what she was achieving. “No one was ever supposed to see me.” That’s what she thought, back when she first started running in 2012.  With a simple goal of getting herself in shape,

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