Running Shorts – May 9

  • The National Capital Region Draft Paved Trail Study, which helps guide development of the network of paved paths throughout the D.C. area, has been released for public review and comment through May 19.
  • George Mason defended its Atlantic 10 men’s track and field championship, at home, on the backs of five event-winning performances, including Steven Flynn‘s 5,000 meter victory. George Washington sophomore Miranda DiBlasio became the Colonials’ first conference champion when she won the 10,000 meters.
  • Falls Church native and Thomas Jefferson alumnus Christo Landry, now of Charlotte, won the USA Half Marathon Championships April 30 in Columbus, Ohio, running 1:02:52.
  • Competitor is taking nominations for the 50 best running stores in America. Check out what the D.C. area offers here.

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Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon

7:30 AM – Half Marathon Start

Run the scenic C&O Towpath!

  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers

Packet Pickup
Sunday, May 19th, 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM, on

Revenge of the Penguins

Start/Finish
– C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area,
Clara Barton Parkway, Potomac, MD

Course
– On the historic C&O Canal Towpath
between Mile post 2.0 & Mile post 12.0.
– Flat, shady, tree-lined, with scenic riverside vistas
the course you

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