Running Shorts

Rachel Schneider at the USATF Distance Classic May 16. Photo: USATF
  • Georgetown alumna Rachel Schneider’s 15:06.71 at the USATF Distance Classic May 16 at Occidental College put her under the 2020 Olympic qualifying time of 15:10.
  • ArlNow reported that the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Transportation Planning Board approved $680,000 in assistance for 13 projects, including one to look into options to close a gap near the East Falls Church Metro station.
  • A variety of distance runners with local connections will compete in the NCAA Track and Field Championships, starting with the regional finals this weekend:

  • 800 meters
    Ashley Lewis – George Mason
    Reagan Bustamante – Vanderbilt (West Springfield)
    Sami Corman – Georgetown

Joseph White – Georgetown
Ruach Padhal – Georgetown
Blaine Lacey – George Mason
Drew Glick  – Pittsburgh (Woodrow Wilson)
Kenneth Rowe – Georgetown
Liam Purdy – American
Ian Delgado – Georgetown

  • 1500 meters
    Rachel McArthur – Villanova (Patriot)
    Rachel Pocratsky – Virginia Tech (Good Counsel)
    Alexandra Lucki – Maryland

Spencer Brown – Georgetown
Nicholas Wareham – Georgetown
Ryan McGorty – William & Mary (Chantilly)
Jack Salisbury – Georgetown

  • 3000 meter steeplechase
    Allie Klimkiewicz – Princeton (Oakton)
    Khalilah Hamer – George Mason
    Suzanne Dannheim – George Washington
    Meg Mathison – Georgetown
    Annabelle Eastman – George Mason

Fitsum Seyoum – Virginia Tech (Tuscarora)
Christian Liddell – Georgetown
Trent Lancaster – George Mason

  • 5,000 m
    Weini Kelati – New Mexico (Heritage)
    Josette Norris – Georgetown
    Caroline Alcorta – Villanova (West Springfield)
    Alexandra Lucki – Maryland
    Allie Klimkiewicz – Princeton (Oakton)
  • 10,000 meters
    Weini Kelati – New Mexico (Heritage)
    Caroline Alcorta – Villanova (West Springfield)
    Sara Freix – Virginia Tech (Westfield)
    Alex Corbett – Virginia (Lake Braddock)

 

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Running Shorts

Divided lanes coming to Hains Point, safety measures in the works for the Mount Vernon Trail, three locals make national high school XC meet, local collegians race at NCAAs.

St. Albans and GVS’s Vivian Kelly won their first DC cross country titles while St. Johns’ girls and St. Albans’ Pierre Attiogbe repeated.

Running Shorts

Beach Drive remains closed to through traffic year-round, locals win conference, USATF titles.

Capt. Kyle King won the Marine Corps Marathon, a year after he planned to make his debut at the race, and Chelsea Baker of the British Royal Navy made tremendous strides winning the women’s race.

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