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Running Shorts – Feb. 20

MoCo Running’s collection of tributes following the passing of Ray Boss, Montgomery County’s commissioner of track and field officials, is worth reading At the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday and Sunday at George Mason University, George Washington sophomore Halley Brown won the mile 4:53.02,

Running Shorts – Feb. 6

The Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run bib transfer period is open through 11:59 Feb. 28. American University track athletes and Oakton alumnae Samia Akbar and Keira Carlstrom D’Amato were inducted into the university’s hall of fame. American University track and cross country coach Matt Centrowitz‘s memoir, Like Father

Vote in the Best of Washington Running 2017

Thank you to everyone who nominated races, stores, coaches, clubs and more for the Best of Washington Running 2017. We have totaled the nominations and the top six nominees, where appropriate, have moved onto final voting. Sometimes fewer than six nominees were eligible for particular categories. You

Running Shorts – Jan. 23

The Town of Chevy Chase is blocking Montgomery County’s request to route part of an interim bike and walking trail through its streets once the Georgetown Branch Trail closes for Purple Line construction, Bethesda Magazine reported. The Lake Braddock Distance Medley Relay team of Shannon Browning, Skyla

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

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