Running Shorts – Feb. 6

Rock 'n' Roll D.C. runners await the start of the 2016 race. Photo: Dustin Whitlow/DWhit Photography
Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. runners await the start of the 2016 race. Photo: Dustin Whitlow/DWhit Photography
  • Noah Lyles, a 2017 T.C. Williams graduate, broke the 300 meter indoor record at the USA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque March 3, running 31.87, 0.01 seconds faster than Wallace Spearman‘s 2006 world record.
  • The courses and start times will change for Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Marathon and Half Marathon. Rather than using a shared 7:30 a.m. start, the marathon will start at 7 a.m. and the half is scheduled to start at 8:30. Roughly 15,000 runners start the half marathon, who will have use of the Metro system to reach the start, despite SafeTrack restrictions on early openings. The marathon usually draws around 2,500 runners, who will not have metro access to reach the start. Runners will not cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge – check out the courses here.
  • The Road Runners Club of America awarded the National Running Award for outstanding website to the Northern Virginia Running Club, which is managed by Nene Reed.

Recent Stories

Check out some mile seven photos from the Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Half Marathon.

Running Shorts

New RnR course, Chocolate City Relay applications open, PVTC finishes second at masters indoors, Shoemaker sets 3k AR, DRC starts up again Wednesday.

RRCA Club Challenge photos

Runners from local clubs raced the RRCA Club Challenge Feb. 26 in Howard County, Md.

Running Shorts

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.

Hero Dogs 3rd Annual 5K9

The in-person event at the historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC will include a 5K and 1K fun run. There will also be a virtual option for supporters outside the DC area. Race week festivities will also include an amazing

George Washington Patriot Run

Join George Washington’s Mount Vernon for a 10-miler and 5K race along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. This race is live and in-person, with a virtual option for those who prefer to run at their own pace and schedule.



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