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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Monroe Parker Invitational photos

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Running Shorts

Assaults on the W&D Trail, a stabbing on the Custis Trail, an extension for the Beach Drive closure, new bridges and trails and honors for local cross country/track runners and coaches.

A new cross country season will welcome hundreds of new fans to races, eager to watch their kids compete.

St. Rita 5K & Fun Run

The 18th annual St. Rita 5K & Fun Run is a fall classic on treelined streets through beautiful Alexandria, Va.

Certified & chip-timed 5K follows a flat, fast, out-and-back course through Potomac Yard.

The morning festivities includes a live DJ,

Scouts On The Move 5K Run/Walk Race

The Association of African Methodist Episcopal Scouts’ (AAMES) 1st Annual 5K In-Person/Virtual Run-Walk Race

In-Person:
Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 8:00 A.M.

MARYLAND
Fort Washington National Park, 13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, Maryland 20744

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