Taking stock before the MCM transfer deadline

Seven weeks until the Marine Corps Marathon is a good time to take stock of how training is going, but even moreso because Sept. 7 is the last day runners can legally transfer bibs for the race. The good news for runners on the fence is that

James Christopher Farley Jr. 1943-2015

Inside the body of a government worker beat the heart of an entrepreneur. When James Christopher Farley Jr. had paid off his family’s house in Arlington, it just meant he was in a position to mortgage it again when his son, Chris, came to him with a

Attitude is Everything

In the months leading up to 2015’s Fall marathons, RunWashington is following several local runners as they prepare for their races. We’ll chart their progress as they train their legs, lungs and minds for the challenges they’ll race on race day. Each week, we’ll catch up with our runners

On Their Marks, Making Their Marks

With remarkable depth and outright speed, Virginia’s harriers will be the toast of the D.C. area this cross country season, with several primed for big races on the national level. Of the 20 runners selected by the RunWashington coaches panel, 14 run for Virginia schools and another, a D.C. private school athlete, lives in Alexandria.

You Don’t “Stop Being Teammates”

When Wootton’s Grace Dellapa finished the Maryland 4A West Regional Cross Country Championships, she was elated to have run a personal record 18:51 for sixth overall.   Dellapa knew she’d be representing Wootton once again at the state championships a week later.  What she didn’t know was whether she’d

The Mental Marathon

In the months leading up to 2015’s Fall marathons, RunWashington is following several local runners as they prepare for their races. We’ll chart their progress as they train their legs, lungs and minds for the challenges they’ll race on race day. Each week, we’ll catch up with our runners

Running Shorts – Aug. 24

Georgetown alumna Emily Infeld earned a bronze medal at the IAAF Track and Field Championships 10k Monday, running 31:43.39 to edge Molly Huddle (fourth place) at the line. Along with sixth-place Shalane Flanagan, the trio was the United State’s best showing in the event. Broad Run alumna

Former GMU teammates win Leesburg 20k

At the finish line in quaint Leesburg under clear blue skies, recent-graduate and former George Mason University runner Jimmy Luehrs threw a jubilant fist-pump in the air after taking first place overall in the 27th annual Leesburg 20k in 1:07:20. Winning the women’s division of the race in 1:15:32 was

Attention to detail adds up for Matt Deters

In the months leading up to 2015’s Fall marathons, RunWashington will follow several local runners as they prepare for their races. We’ll chart their progress as they train their legs, lungs and minds for the challenges they’ll race on race day. Each week, we’ll catch up with our

Adapt or…Nothing

In the months leading up to 2015’s Fall marathons, RunWashington will follow several local runners as they prepare for their races. We’ll chart their progress as they train their legs, lungs and minds for the challenges they’ll race on race day. Each week, we’ll catch up with our