Rockville resident Lokesh Meena ran an Indian and Asian record for the indoor marathon at the Grant-Pierce Indoor Marathon June 24. He won the race at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center in 3:13:19.
The Atlantic 10 Conference has nominated Sherwood alumna Grace McDonald for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. McDonald ran track and cross country at the University of Dayton and was active in several extracurricular activities before graduating this Spring.
Herndon alumna Hiruni Wijayarante set the Sri Lankan record in the 10,000 meters, running 33:55.06 at the Portland Track Classic in June.
Also in June, several distance runners with local connections made the finals of the U.S. Track Championships in Des Moines.
1. Matthew Centrowitz – Arlington resident – 3:43:37
6. Drew Hunter – Loudoun Valley alumnus – 3:43.97
11. Sean McGorty – Chantilly alumnus – 3:44.42
4. Rachel Schneider – Georgetown alumna – 4:08.33
3,000 meter steeplchase
9. Katy Kunc – Lake Braddock alumna – 10:01.83
18. Josef Tessema – Lee alumnus – 14:20.51
2. Schneider – 15:32.71
19. Katrina Coogan – Georgetown alumna – 16:38.98
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.
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