Running Shorts

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.

1,500 meters
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

5,000 meters
18. Josef Tessema – Lee alumnus – 14:20.51

2. Schneider – 15:32.71
19. Katrina Coogan – Georgetown alumna – 16:38.98

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Race pacing for fun and fitness

A break from racing one of my favorite events gave me a chance to help other runners reach their time goals.

Eight local runners will compete in the Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday morning in Orlando.

Running Shorts

St. Albans alumnus wins club cross country championship.

Running Shorts

Locals contribute to NCAA titles, another Trials qualifier, Prince William County moves toward an indoor track and comments are sought for the Capital Crescent Trail.

Losing to Live 5K Walk/Run

WHEN Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 9:00 am WHERE This convenient location is just minutes from your house located 1/2 mile inside the 1-495 Capital Beltway at exit 51. Spectators are welcome to watch and cheer on the runners. Capital

Kensington 8K Race

Since 1994, the Kensington 8K Race has been a favorite DC area fall race – a fun, fast event with beauty, challenge, and excitement. Run it this year on Saturday, September 21, 2024!

The 8K distance is $39, with a

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