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.

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The year in running 2021

Since everyone seems to be remarking that last year felt like five, here’s some of what happened in the local running scene in 2021.

RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the 62 best cross country runners in the D.C. area.

RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the seven girls and seven boys for the All-RunWashington Virginia team.

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