- Loudoun Valley graduate Drew Hunter signed a 10-year contract to run professionally for adidas. He will make his professional debut at the Sir Walter Miler in Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 5.
- Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy and Northwest alumnus Diego Zarate will race in the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Zarate, who attends Virginia Tech, will begin racing July 19 in the heads for the 1,500 meters. The finals will be run July 21. Murphy’s 3,000 meter final is July 20.
- Drew Glick and Page Lester were named Gatorade Players of the Year for track and field in D.C. Glick, who graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, won the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters and anchored the winning 4×800 meter relay at the D.C. state championships. Lester capped off her sophomore year at the National Cathedral School by winning the 800 meters and 1600 meters at the Independent School League championships.
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