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
Arlington seeks trail feedback; Infeld, Whittaker, Guerra Tewalt make U.S. teams for World Championships, backward running track meet next week, Wardian completes cross-country run.
Going gets easier on the Rock Creek Park path, locals head to nationals, three net OTQs and Arlington gets RRCA recognition.
The only thing better than running 50 miles through D.C. with four friends on an unseasonably cool June day? Running 60 miles with nine friends. In its second year, the…
A man on a moped harassed a runner and then a cyclist in Northeast D.C. on June 10.