Running Shorts – Jan. 23

The Georgetown Branch Trail. Photo: Steve Zuraf
The Georgetown Branch Trail. Photo: Steve Zuraf
  • The Town of Chevy Chase is blocking Montgomery County’s request to route part of an interim bike and walking trail through its streets once the Georgetown Branch Trail closes for Purple Line construction, Bethesda Magazine reported.
  • The Lake Braddock Distance Medley Relay team of Shannon Browning, Skyla Davidson, Sam Schwers and Kate Murphy broke the national indoor record Jan. 13 at the Virginia Showcase meet at Liberty University. Their 11:34.54 broke North Rockland, N.Y.’s 11:34.85 record from 2016.
  • The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association selected leaders of four programs for their cross country coach of the year honors. They include Gonzaga’s John Ausema and Georgetown Visitation’s Kevin Hughes for D.C.’s boys’ and girls’ coaches, respectively, Marc and Joan Hunter of Loudoun Valley for Virginia’s boys coaches, and Walter Johnson’s Tom Martin as girls coach of the year for Maryland. All coaches led their teams to respective state championships.

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Divided lanes coming to Hains Point, safety measures in the works for the Mount Vernon Trail, three locals make national high school XC meet, local collegians race at NCAAs.

St. Albans and GVS’s Vivian Kelly won their first DC cross country titles while St. Johns’ girls and St. Albans’ Pierre Attiogbe repeated.

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Beach Drive remains closed to through traffic year-round, locals win conference, USATF titles.

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2023 PNC Parkway Classic

Born in 1984 as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC

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