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.
Eight local runners will compete in the Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday morning in Orlando.
St. Albans alumnus wins club cross country championship.
Locals contribute to NCAA titles, another Trials qualifier, Prince William County moves toward an indoor track and comments are sought for the Capital Crescent Trail.
Ten years ago, a federal shutdown came in one of the busiest months for road racing,and nearly cancelled the Marine Corps Marathon.
The George Washington Patriot Run is a 10-Miler and a 5K on Sunday, September 10.
The racecourse includes both lanes of a 5-mile stretch of the George Washington Parkway.
The Finish Festival will offer music, food and beverage concessions, and