Running Shorts – June 19

Photo: Howard Murphy
Kate Murphy, Shannon Browning, Samantha Schwers and Skyla Davidson. Photo: Howard Murphy

• Lake Braddock won the girls distance medley relay at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. over the weekend. The team of Shannon Browning (3:35 for 1200 meters), Skyla Davidson (0:58 for 400 meters), Samantha Schwers (2:11 for 800 meters) and Kate Murphy (5:03 for 1600 meters) totaled 11:49.62 to win by more than seven seconds.  They led a crew of D.C. area runners who totaled four top-three finishes in distance championships.

Boys
Two Mile
3.Ryan Lockett – Poolesville 9:21.79

Distance Medley Relay
3. Lake Braddock 10:20.53

4 x 1 mile relay
Loudoun Valley 17:42.03

 

• A number of running clubs are holding a sunset run for refugees Tuesday – World Refugee Day – starting at 7:30 p.m. at Penn Social. A roughly-5k loop will head to the Lincoln Memorial for a ~8:40 vigil. Find out more here

• Dyestat recounts 2015 Foot Locker Cross Country champion Wieni Kelati‘s year away from competitive running, during which she pursued her diploma at Heritage High School in Leesburg.

• The final tally by road racing trade group Running USA found that four D.C.-area races ranked among the 50 largest domestic road races in 2016:
12. Army Ten-Miler 24,008
24. Marine Corps Marathon 19,690
31. Cherry Blossom Ten Mile 16,009
33. Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Half Marathon 14,498

• On Wednesday evening June 14, a motorist drove north on the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

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