Running Shorts

  • 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.

Recent Stories

The National Park Service plans to reopen Beach Drive to cars for nine months of the year, but is accepting comments through Thursday.

Welcome to Parks Half Marathon, one of the most beautiful USATF certified courses in the Mid-Atlantic region! Our race begins just before sunrise on a scenic Montgomery County road and…

Hot enough for ya? How about, humid enough for ya?

Running Shorts

D’Amato makes world marathon team, hopes arise for July completion of zoo loop, one pedestrian offramp for the American Legion Bridge in Maryland.

VIDA Thrive 5k

The 8th Annual VIDA Thrive 5K event is back in person, happening October 15, 2022 at 8am! We are looking forward to welcoming back runners this year to support Thrive DC.
The new location is along Beach Drive through beautiful

Zebra Dazzle 5k Walk/Run or 100 Mile-30-Day Bike Challenge

Join the Zebras for this Zebra Dazzle event for all fitness levels. The 5k Walk/Run has 2 options: onsite participant on 9/17 at Carter Barron in Rock Creek Park, NW Washington DC or virtual participant. Cash prices will be awarded

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