All-RunWashington team includes four Foot Locker, three Nike finalists

For the third straight year, Northern Virginia is sending a runner to the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships with a serious shot at the national title, possibly on the boys’ and girls’ side. Two other area runners will join them in San Diego, making it the 25th

Running shorts, Dec. 8

The D.C. area now has three residents who have achieved the qualifying standard for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials for the marathon. Arlington resident Chris Kwiatkowski ran 1:04:43 at the Philadelphia Half Marathon in November to break the 1:05:00 half marathon standard, and Washington, D.C. resident Teal

Despite shortened course, Jingle All the Way 5k still a big draw

For much of the 2014 Jingle All the Way 5k, Nicolas Crouzier (16:01) remained on Tom Dichiara’s (15:56) heels. Both runners battled for sole possession of the lead throughout the 3.1-mile course. But as the two neared the finish line, Dichiara turned it on to edge Crouzier,

Pair completes run from Oregon

The greatest risk to Ashley Donovan and Adam Meyer, as they ran to Washington, D.C. from Portland, Ore., wasn’t the wear and tear on their bodies. It was the wildlife — close calls with a rattlesnake and roughly a dozen dogs on the road. Since July, the

Runners replace snowflakes on the streets of Reston

Some children may still have been nestled all snug in their beds, but others dashed away Sunday morning at the Run with Santa 5k in Reston. At what many called a great family run, kids and adults alike donned Santa hats, ugly sweaters and jingle bells to be

Winners get just enough at Alexandria Turkey Trot

On a holiday renowned for gluttony, the winners at the Alexandria Turkey Trot ended up getting just enough, not too much. For Kevin McNab, it meant a narrow win over Georgetown University cross county runner Collin Leibold, both timed at 24:32. For Susanna Sullivan, all she really

For Zak Miller, redemption came in running shoes

The high point in Zak Miller’s running career came a month ago at the Marine Corps Marathon. The 28-year old ran his best marathon to date, finishing in 2:36:02 to place 14th overall in a field of 19,791 runners. It had been a decade earlier when he

Molly Huddle repeats as US 12k, USARC champ in Alexandria

Molly Huddle won her record fourth U.S. title on the roads this year at the .US National 12k Sunday in Alexandria, running 38:08 to repeat as champion at that distance and of the U.S.A. Running Circuit. She won the inaugural 12k event last year in a world’s best

Shrader pulls off a shocker at .US National 12K

The word Brian Shrader kept saying over and over – to reporters, to friends, to race organizers, and to new fans seeking his autograph – was “shock.” For example: “I’m still in shock,” he said, after winning the .US National 12k championship in Alexandria this morning. “I don’t

Oakton girls defend Va. title, McArthur, Heather Holt win individual crowns

Oakton’s girls kept everyone guessing all season, including coach Alisa Byers. Into late October, she didn’t know where her defending 6A champion team stood. “We never really got to race together,” she said. “People had college visits, people on holidays, so we didn’t have everyone racing until