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One address, three running stores

Location, Location, Location “We’re moving,” reads a massive sign in the storefront window at 7516 Leesburg Pike near Tysons Corner. To the passerby headed to do some grocery shopping, it may seem like any other storefront. But this location, home of one of the the longest continuous-running

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

Newcomers’ views of the D.C. running scene

As the years and the miles add up, when you’ve seen the same trail hundreds of times, it can be hard to remember your first impression of running in D.C. But untold numbers of new runners move here each month, and their perceptions of the area, compared

Runners on a Roll – Every Single Day

Laura Jack remembers what she wasn’t doing on Aug. 29, 2011. She wasn’t running. Jack can never forget that because the next day was the start of a running streak that has yet to end. She’s on a roll. Her running streak has stretched beyond five years,