Running Shorts – April 30

Patriot alumna Rachel McArthur (right) was on Villanova’s Penn Relays-winning distance medley relay team. Photo: Villanova University
  • Patriot alumna Rachel McArthur ran the 800 meter leg of Villanova’s winning distance medley relay team at the Penn Relays. Bullis’ Masai Russell won the high school girls’ 400 meter hurdles in 59.49.
  • Shauneen Werlinger, a Springfield resident and a Thomas Jefferson alumna, qualified for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials, finishing fourth at the Eugene Marathon April 29 in 2:44:35. She’s the fourth local runner to qualify for the race, which will be held in Atlanta, with several additional runners living nearby or having connections to the D.C. area.
  • Arlington’s Jamie Watts finished the New Jersey Marathon Sunday.
  • Results for RunWashington’s Runner Rankings have been loaded and are current as of late March, with updates coming this week.

 

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Heritage alumna Weini Kelati ran the world championships 10 k standard and several local runners won distance races at college conference championships.

Running Shorts

Beach Drive in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park will remained closed to through traffic until at least Labor Day, local infrastructure planners want runners’ input.

Former Westfield runner and All-RunWashington honoree Johnny Pace produced a video for the Pacers Running film series on Joan and Drew Hunter.

NPS will accept comments through May 19 on proposals to create unprotected bike and pedestrian lanes on Hains Point. A remote meeting April 19 at 5 p.m. will elaborate on the options.

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