Running Shorts – Dec. 18

  • Annandale resident Caleb Hymans ran a 10k single-age world record for 12-year-old boys at the Turkey Trot 10k in Quantico Nov. 18, running 35:34.
  • Fairfax’s Sarah Bishop, who won the Marine Corps Marathon seven seconds short of the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials standard for 2020 beat that standard Dec. 3 at the California International Marathon, running 2:42:36. Arlington’s Jessica McGuire, who ran 2:43:55, also qualified. McGuire was a guest on Dec. 11’s Pace the Nation podcast. Kyle Stanton, of Rockville, qualified by running 2:17:48.
  • Matt Rodjom will represent the United States in the World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup, part of the 2018 London Marathon. He runs despite Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, which distorts most of his vision directly ahead.
  • Rochelle Basil (1:25:42) of Fairfax and Austin Kidd (1:14:14) of Columbus, Ga. won the RRCA D.C. state half marathon championship at the Gar Williams Half Marathon Dec. 17.
  • Three two-time local Foot Locker finalists raced Dec. 9 in San Diego. Walter Johnson’s Abbey Green finished 12th in 18:03.4, exactly a minute behind winner Claudia Lane of California. National Cathedral School’s Page Lester was two places behind Green in 18:06.4. Heather Holt, from George Marshall, was 31st in 18:48.4.

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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.

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.

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.

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