NCAA track and field news

Georgetown's Darren Fahy leads a group inthe 3000 meters steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary. Photo: Tom Connelly
Georgetown’s Darren Fahy leads a group inthe 3000 meters steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary. Photo: Tom Connelly
  • The NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships are June 8-11 in Eugene, Ore. and 10 runners with local connections, two of whom went to high school in Northern Virginia, are among them.
    • Men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase
      Darren Fahy (Georgetown)
      Scott Carpenter (Georgetown)
    • Men’s 5,000 meters
      Thomas Curtain (Virginia Tech/Loudoun County High School)
      Steven Flynn (George Mason)
      Sean McGorty (Stanford/ Chantilly High School)
    • Men’s 10,000 meters
      Jonathan Green (Georgetown)
    • Women’s 800 meters
      Emma Keenan (Georgetown)
      Sabrina Southerland (Georgetown)
      Sara Schmidt (Georgetown)
    • Women’s 1,500 meters
      Andrea Keklak (Georgetown)
    • Women’s 5,000 meters
      Katrina Coogan (Georgetown)
  • Though he didn’t qualify for the NCAA championships, Georgetown’s Ahmed Bile, who went to Annandale High School, ran the fastest 1,500 meter time in the NCAA when he hit 3:37.73 at the Princeton Qualifier.
  • Georgetown’s Mike Smith, coach of the women’s track and cross country teams since 2012, was named director of the men’s and women’s track and field and cross country.

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Running Shorts

Beach Drive in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park will remained closed to through traffic until at least Labor Day, local infrastructure planners want runners’ input.

Former Westfield runner and All-RunWashington honoree Johnny Pace produced a video for the Pacers Running film series on Joan and Drew Hunter.

NPS will accept comments through May 19 on proposals to create unprotected bike and pedestrian lanes on Hains Point. A remote meeting April 19 at 5 p.m. will elaborate on the options.

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