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

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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