Running Shorts – Aug. 24

  • Georgetown alumna Emily Infeld earned a bronze medal at the IAAF Track and Field Championships 10k Monday, running 31:43.39 to edge Molly Huddle (fourth place) at the line. Along with sixth-place Shalane Flanagan, the trio was the United State’s best showing in the event.
  • Broad Run alumna Stephanie Garcia qualified for the finals of the 3,000 meter steeplechase, one of three American women to do so.
  • Arlington resident Kerri Gallagher advanced to the semifinals of the 1,500 meters at the IAAF meet before she finished eighth in that round.
  • Seven American University cross country runners were among the Patriot League conference’s 25th anniversary team. They include:
    • Samia Akbar
    • Keira Carlstrom
    • Brendan Fennell
    • Steve Hallinan
    • Pat McAdie
    • Octavia Rinehardt
    • Matt Seymour
  • Akbar and Carlstrom were also among Eagles named to the Patriot League’s 25th anniversary track team. It also included:
    • Sean Duffy
    • Dustin Emrani
    • Sean O’Brien
  • The Army Ten-Miler transfer period closed last Friday.
  • The Marine Corps Marathon deferment deadline is Aug. 31, or when 1,500 deferments have been requested.
  • The Navy-Air Force Half Marathon and Navy Five Miler will switch directions in 2015. Both will run clockwise on Hains Point and the half marathon will begin with a loop of Hains Point.
  • The City of Rockville needs a youth cross country for its annual fall cross country program. The program runs from September to November, with children ages 9-12. Contact Duncan Mullis for more information.

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