- A man on a bicycle groped a runner Oct. 15 around 3:45 p.m. neat the GenOn plant on the Mount Vernon Trail in Alexandria.
A witness described him as a young hispanic male around 20 years old, medium height and thin, with short black hair. He was wearing a red t-shirt with a large black, or dark gray, Nike swoosh along the chest. The man approached the runner slowly from behind on his bicycle, and grope her. She screamed and he biked north on the trail. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the U.S. Park Police at (202) 610-7500. This and other assaults on runners in the D.C. area are tracked here.
- The Marine Corps Marathon expo will move to the Gaylord National Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md. for the next two years. Shuttles will be available from Metro stations. The Washington Business Journal provides a detailed look at the motivation behind this move.
- A course error in the Goblin Gallop 5k means that race will not be included in this year’s RunWashington runner rankings.
St. Albans and GVS’s Vivian Kelly won their first DC cross country titles while St. Johns’ girls and St. Albans’ Pierre Attiogbe repeated.
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.
Bib swapping may seem like it wouldn’t matter, but it has far-reaching consequences for runners and races.
Born in 1984 as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC