Running Shorts – March 5

The Capital Crescent Trail was one of many blocked over the weekend by fallen trees. Photo: TJ Morton
  • High winds over the weekend forced the Burke Lake 12k and Thaw 5k to postpone until March 18.
    • The Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon and 50k were cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
  • The D.C. Road Runners announced the club’s annual honors:
    • Outstanding Female Runner – Christie Wetzel
    • Outstanding Female Master – Christine Westcott
    • Most Improved Female – Anna Suhring
    • Outstanding Male Runner – Desta Morkama
    • Outstanding Male Master – Kevin D’Amanda
    • Most Improved Male – Rodrigo Vellon
    • Justine Peet Outstanding Volunteer – Paul Westcott
    • Coach of the Year – Jonny Pellish
      • Hall of Fame Inductions:
        • Bob Platt
        • Rich Mendelowitz

 

  • The Georgetown Running Club also announced team honors:

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