Running Shorts – June 5

Seneca Willen, Devonya Brown, Rachel Mayberry, Sierra Biber and Shannon Browning lead off their respective 4x800 meter relays teams at the Virginia 6A championships. Photo: Lisa McArthur
Seneca Willen, Devonya Brown, Rachel Mayberry, Sierra Biber and Shannon Browning lead off their respective 4×800 meter relays teams at the Virginia 6A championships. Photo: Lisa McArthur

The Swamp Trail on Roosevelt Island will be closed for roughly three months while the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer is studied.

The Tysons Corner Potomac River Running will close and move to 111 Maple Ave. in Vienna this summer.

Northern Virginia runners dominated the girls’ 1600 meters and boys’ 4×800 meter relay at the 6A Virginia High School League Championships in Newport News, while in 5A George Marshall’s Heather Holt won two more titles.

 

5A

800 meters
1.Heather Holt – George Marshall 2:13.98

1600 meters
1.Holt 4:59.73

 

6A
800 meters
1.Rachel McArthur – Patriot 2:10.35
2.Sam Schwers – Lake Braddock 2:14.44

1600 meters
1.McArthur 4:48.06 meet record
2.Olivia Beckner – South Lakes 4:54.60
3.Shannon Browning – Lake Braddock 4:57.35
4.Seneca Willen – Robinson 5:01.72
5.Lia Hanus – Robinson 5:03.95

3200 meters
1. Lake Murphy – Lake Braddock 10:54.78

4×800 meters
1.Lake Braddock – Browning, Murphy, Madison Tippet, Schwers 9:06.43

800 meters
1.Brandon McGorty – Chantilly 1:55.01

1600 meters
1.McGorty 4:13.91
2.Andrew Delvecchio – Lake Braddock 4:14.03
3.Antonio Lopez – Colgan 4:16.74

3200 meters
1.Lopez 9:15.38

4×800 meters
1.Lake Braddock – Tyler Lawson, Marcus Wilson, Edward Cerne, Delvecchio 7:53.15
2.W.T. Woodson – Joseph Dobrydney, David Shutler, Kal Swedish, Jackson Betts 7:54.67
3.James W. Robinson – Silas Mathew, Michael Altenburg, Gavin Camby, Devin Rohler 7:55.60

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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.

Running Shorts

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.

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

Jingle Bell Rock & Run

Run, Walk, or Jog – choose the 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Jammie Jingle

LIVE Race December 3, 2022, Ashburn, VA

RACES START AT 9:00 AM

​Celebrate the Holidays and get your groove on with the Jingle Bell Rock &

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