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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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.

Running Shorts

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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Try Or Fail Spring Forward 10K, 5K, 1 Mile

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