Running Shorts

Northwood coach Giovanni Reumente accepts a care package for Obsaa Feda and Eldad Mulugeta before they headed to Nike Cross Nationals. Photo: Charlie Ban
  • The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named four local coaches Coach of the Year for their respective states:
    • Virginia – Marc Hunter, along with his wife Joan, guided Loudoun Valley’s boys team to its second straight Nike Cross Nationals title.
    • D.C. – John Ausema’s Gonzaga team won its third straight D.C. title.
    • D.C. – Emily Farrar guided the Woodrow Wilson girls to their first, and a public school’s first, D.C. title this fall.
    • Maryland – Northwood alumnus Giovanni Reumente returned to his alma mater and guided his boys’ team to county and regional championships and took two runners to Nike Cross Nationals.
  • A WTOP reporter rescued a runner who fell into Broad Branch Creek and nearly drowned Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper of Run Father and Faster are producing a podcast during the approach to the Boston Marathon. Listen to it on iTunes here.
  • Gaithersburg High School alumnus Ian Torrence is conducting a survey on treadmill use. Take it here.
  • Lake Braddock alumna Kate Murphy appeared on the Citius podcast to talk about her injuries.

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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.

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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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