Running Shorts – Aug. 15

  • RunWashington will be announcing its 2016 All-RunWashington Preseason Cross Country Team from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 at a pep rally on the Georgetown University campus. Our panel of local coaches have picked 62 of the area’s best runners to watch for the season, several of whom will be challenging on the national scene but all will be contributing to making the D.C. area one of the nation’s hotbeds of cross country running.
  • Georgetown alumna Emily Infeld finished 11th in the Olympic 10,000 meter final, running 30:13.17.
  • RunWashington Periscoped author Chris Lear‘s appearance at the Pacers Summer Running Book Club Sunday night. Lear discussed his 2000 book Running with the Buffaloes. You can view the discussion here.
  • Check your 2016 runner ranking at RunWashington. If you notice your results from any of the ranked races aren’t included, contact [email protected].

 

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Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon

7:30 AM – Half Marathon Start

Run the scenic C&O Towpath!

  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers

Packet Pickup
Sunday, May 19th, 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM, on

Revenge of the Penguins

Start/Finish
– C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area,
Clara Barton Parkway, Potomac, MD

Course
– On the historic C&O Canal Towpath
between Mile post 2.0 & Mile post 12.0.
– Flat, shady, tree-lined, with scenic riverside vistas
the course you

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