Nearly 18,000 turn out for Cherry Blossom Ten Miler

Gerald Montgomery of Washington, D.C. heads toward a 1:05:20 finish at the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile. Photo: Vladimir Bukalo
Gerald Montgomery of Washington, D.C. heads toward a 1:05:20 finish at the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile. Photo: Vladimir Bukalo

As Washington-area residents have learned this year, if you don’t like the weather, wait a while.

[button-red url=”http://www.runwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/CB-2014.pdf” target=”_self” position=”left”] Results [/button-red]A week after sleet, hail and snow pelted anyone who went outside, runners at the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile enjoyed nearly-perfect conditions. The only complaint many had was with the late-looming cherry trees. But that didn’t stop more than 17,747 10-mile runners. The 5k drew 2,143.

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