- Georgetown freshman Martha MacDonald finished third in the women’s under-20 6k at the Pan American Cross Country Cup in San Salvador, El Salvador Feb. 17. MacDonald was third in a sweep of Canadian women, running 21:02, behind the 20:36 winning time.
- The Oxon Run Trail reopened Saturday in Southeast D.C.
- The Washington Post published a story about refugee Ethiopian runner and Silver Spring resident Demssew Tsega Abebe‘s Valentine’s Day reunion with his family.
- The George Mason and George Washington indoor track teams collected eight first place finishes at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships in Kingston, R.I. and American’s Brianna Belo added another at the Patriot League Championships in Lewisburg, Pa.
Patriot League Championships (Division I)
Brianna Belo, American 2:12.12
Atlantic 10 Championships (Division I)
Rico Gomez, George Mason 48.58
Tyler Benson, George Mason 1:03.88
Blaine Lacey, George Mason 1:50.95 (Facility record)
Ashley Lewis, George Mason 2:09.27
Colin Wills, George Washington 4:09.29
Carter Day, George Washington 8:18.93
George Mason 3:46.78 (Sharon Dorsey, Ashley Lewis, Ashley Lucas, Sarah Moore)
Men’s Distance Medley Relay
George Washington 9:56.46 (Meet record) (Colin Wills, Ed Delavergne, Carter Day, Chris Shaffer)
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