Two local distance runners will run for the U.S. team at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland July 19-24.
Diego Zarate, a Northwest High School alumnus now running at Virginia Tech, won the 1,500 meters at the U.S. junior championships in 3:47.53 over Kentucky’s Mohammed Kendall’s 3:48. Zarate has run 3:44.50 for the 1,500 meters. Georgetown’s Spencer Brown was fifth in 3:52.69.
Kate Murphy, who is headed into her senior year at Lake Braddock, won the 3,000 meters over Katie Rainsberger, 9:10.51 to 9:11.60.
Patriot rising senior Rachel McArthur is the alternate for the 1,500 meters after finishing third in 4:25.66.
Chantilly’s rising senior Brandon McGorty was fifth in the 800 meters, running 1:49.21.
Kevin Monogue, who finished his freshman season at the University of Pennsylvania after running at Lake Braddock, was fifth in the 10,000 meters in 31:05.59.
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Since everyone seems to be remarking that last year felt like five, here’s some of what happened in the local running scene in 2021.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the 62 best cross country runners in the D.C. area.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the seven girls and seven boys for the All-RunWashington Virginia team.