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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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

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

– 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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