- 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.
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