- With the Arlington Memorial Bridge out of commission, the Army Ten-Miler course will take the Key Bridge and Whitehurst Parkway to Rock Creek Parkway, in lieu of Constitution and Virginia avenues.
- The Marine Corps Marathon bib transfer deadline has been extended to Sept. 19. The deferment deadline has been extended to Sept. 26 or when it reaches capacity. The deadline to request a mailed bib is Wednesday, Sept. 12.
- In the interest of protecting the trails in the face of all of the rain, Montgomery County Parks is closing its network of 170 miles of natural-surface trails until further notice. You can probably still run on them, but you won’t be doing the trails, or other people who use them, any favors. So just be cool, please.
- Pace the Nation is due to return soon, with an interview with Arlington’s Mike Wardian following his 36:36:03 run between Cumberland and Georgetown on the C&O Canal Towpath over Labor Day weekend.
Ten years ago, a federal shutdown came in one of the busiest months for road racing,and nearly cancelled the Marine Corps Marathon.
Zoo Loop now closes at 5 p.m., Arlington Boulevard comments due Sept. 28, Kelati heading to world road racing championships.
After a nearly year-long hiatus, Pace the Nation has returned with St. Andrews graduate and Georgetown recruit Tinoda Matsatsa.
Keira D’Amato breaks the American record in the half marathon, Chantilly’s Sean McGorty makes the world 5k team and DDOT will hold a meeting on a new bridge to the Arboretum.
Be part of the original festive race for charity and signature Arthritis Foundation holiday event! Wear your favorite holiday attire and together, we’ll jingle all the way to a cure! Register as an individual or bring a team of friends,