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.
Zoo Loop now closes at 5 p.m., Arlington Boulevard comments due Sept. 28, Kelati heading to world road racing championships.
After a nearly year-long hiatus, Pace the Nation has returned with St. Andrews graduate and Georgetown recruit Tinoda Matsatsa.
Keira D’Amato breaks the American record in the half marathon, Chantilly’s Sean McGorty makes the world 5k team and DDOT will hold a meeting on a new bridge to the Arboretum.
A man broke an adult male runner’s nose while beating him after the runner bumped into him at approximately 11 a.m. June 24 on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail near RFK…
The out and back Falls Church City 5K/3K course is mostly flat on the W&OD Trail starting and finishing at 103 Columbia Street. Overall male and female winners earn free shoes and medals are awarded to all categories. Great family