Running Shorts, May 18

11262408_563658880443853_757472399077084803_nPacers to shuffle locations this summer

Two Pacers Running Stores will change locations this summer, with one moving across the Potomac River.

The Logan Circle location, currently on P Street, will move to 14th and S streets after the July 4 weekend. A new Navy Yard location, at 300 Tingey Street, will open in late August. This follows a popup location in Barracks Row in 2012. The Pentagon Row location, which Pacers purchased in 2009 from Gotta Run (which opened in 2004), will close June 28. Volunteer group run leaders will maintain local meetings in the Pentagon City area.

RunWashington rankings adjustments

The 2015 ranked races have seen some changes. Race cancellations and reschedulings because of winter weather have prompted a revision of the minimum number of races to qualify .Before, runners would need to run in at least three races before July 1 and after that date. The minimum ill still be a total of six throughout the year, but that can be accomplished with two first-half races and four second-halt races. In addition, the Race for Every Child and Au

Ultrarunning news

Local runners made up one-fifth of the finishers at the Massanutten Mountain 100 Mile trail race held May 16-17 in Shenandoah County, Va.  Alexandria’s Kathleen Cusick, who won the women’s division, was the first local across the line in 24:31:06. Keith Knipling, also of Alexandria, was the first local male finisher in 26:18:00, 12th overall.

Recent Stories

Running Shorts

Divided lanes coming to Hains Point, safety measures in the works for the Mount Vernon Trail, three locals make national high school XC meet, local collegians race at NCAAs.

St. Albans and GVS’s Vivian Kelly won their first DC cross country titles while St. Johns’ girls and St. Albans’ Pierre Attiogbe repeated.

Running Shorts

Beach Drive remains closed to through traffic year-round, locals win conference, USATF titles.

Capt. Kyle King won the Marine Corps Marathon, a year after he planned to make his debut at the race, and Chelsea Baker of the British Royal Navy made tremendous strides winning the women’s race.

A Salute to Our Troops

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Try Or Fail Spring Forward 10K, 5K, 1 Mile

Come join us for the second annual Try Or Fail Spring Forward races! The 1-mile course will be run on the Workhouse Arts Center property starting and ending at the baseball fields going out and back. The 5K and the

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