- The Montgomery County Road Runners Club will no longer sponsor the Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest, a mid-July 8k road race. The number of finishers hit a recent low of 1,269 in 2015, capping off four years of decline, the steepest coming after the 2013 race was cancelled because of a looming thunderstorm. The City of Rockville is planning to continue the race and DARCARS will remain the title sponsor.
- The Georgetown Running Club signed a sponsorship deal with Pacers Running and New Balance. The club, once part of the Georgetown Running Company, formally incorporated in 2012.
- Catholic University has hired Ian Hankins to as its head men’s cross country and track and field coach. Hankins, a St. John’s College High School alumnus, previously coached at Potomac State College (W.V.).
- Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco, will play Feb. 17 at the Arlington Cinema Drafthouse, sponsored by the D.C. Road Runners. The film won the 2015 Spotlight Documentary Award and profiles the ultrarunner featured in Born to Run.
Ten years ago, a federal shutdown came in one of the busiest months for road racing,and nearly cancelled the Marine Corps Marathon.
Zoo Loop now closes at 5 p.m., Arlington Boulevard comments due Sept. 28, Kelati heading to world road racing championships.
After a nearly year-long hiatus, Pace the Nation has returned with St. Andrews graduate and Georgetown recruit Tinoda Matsatsa.
Keira D’Amato breaks the American record in the half marathon, Chantilly’s Sean McGorty makes the world 5k team and DDOT will hold a meeting on a new bridge to the Arboretum.
Be part of the original festive race for charity and signature Arthritis Foundation holiday event! Wear your favorite holiday attire and together, we’ll jingle all the way to a cure! Register as an individual or bring a team of friends,