Running Shorts – Nov. 9

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The Rock Creek Trail that crosses into the National Zoo’s property will remain open from dawn until dust despite new operating hours affecting the rest of the zoo.
  • The National Zoo grounds will open later and close earlier starting Jan. 1, but this will not affect use of the Rock Creek Trail north of Shoreham Drive.

Entrance to the main part of the zoo, and the Harvard Street bridge to North Road, will be will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and until 7 p.m. March 15-Oct. 5), a change from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 p.m. in the middle of the year).  The gates to the trail, which allows pedestrians to circumvent a nearby tunnel shared with cars, will remain open from dawn until dusk, a zoo spokeswoman said.

  • Georgetown’s men’s team won the Big East Cross Country Championships, and George Mason senior Steve Flynn won the individual title at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships.

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Running Shorts

Assaults on the W&D Trail, a stabbing on the Custis Trail, an extension for the Beach Drive closure, new bridges and trails and honors for local cross country/track runners and coaches.

A new cross country season will welcome hundreds of new fans to races, eager to watch their kids compete.

St. Rita 5K & Fun Run

The 18th annual St. Rita 5K & Fun Run is a fall classic on treelined streets through beautiful Alexandria, Va.

Certified & chip-timed 5K follows a flat, fast, out-and-back course through Potomac Yard.

The morning festivities includes a live DJ,

Scouts On The Move 5K Run/Walk Race

The Association of African Methodist Episcopal Scouts’ (AAMES) 1st Annual 5K In-Person/Virtual Run-Walk Race

In-Person:
Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 8:00 A.M.

MARYLAND
Fort Washington National Park, 13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, Maryland 20744

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