- MoCo Running’s collection of tributes following the passing of Ray Boss, Montgomery County’s commissioner of track and field officials, is worth reading
- At the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday and Sunday at George Mason University, George Washington sophomore Halley Brown won the mile 4:53.02, junior Miranda DiBlasio won the 5,000 meters in 16:58.89.
- The George Mason men won the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships Sunday at home. In the distance races, sophomore Nathan Schulte won the 1,000 meters 2:29.17 and the Distance Medley Relay team of Logan Miller (a Chantilly alumnus), Blaine Lacey, 500 meter champion (and Frederick Douglass alumnus) Rico Gomez and Brent Coulter in 10:02.40
- American University’s 800 meter runners won two races at the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships. Alaeldin Tirba, Chandler Ross, Matthew Rainey and Liam Purdy ran 7:31.30 to win the 4×800 meters, Purdy ran 1:53.25, mostly with one spike (not sneaker), to win the 800 meters.
- Several local collegiate cross country runners or D.C. area natives were named Academic All-Americans by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2016 season. They include (with their GPAs):
George Mason University Men 3.18
George Washington University Men 3.52
George Mason University Women 3.63
George Washington University Women 3.48
Georgetown University Women 3.33
University of Maryland, College Park women 3.39
Michael Clevenger Georgetown University
Michael Lederhouse Georgetown University
Sean McGorty Stanford University (Chantilly)
Chase Weaverling University of Virginia (Poolesville)
Katy Kunc University of Kentucky (Lake Braddock)
Katie Kennedy Virginia Tech (West Springfield)
Catholic University of America Men 3.33
Catholic University of America Women 3.24
Marymount University (Virginia) Women 3.47
Zeke Cohen Williams College (Georgetown Day)
Griffin Colaizzi Williams College (Georgetown Day)
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.
Beach Drive remains closed to through traffic year-round, locals win conference, USATF titles.
Capt. Kyle King won the Marine Corps Marathon, a year after he planned to make his debut at the race, and Chelsea Baker of the British Royal Navy made tremendous strides winning the women’s race.
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