Running Shorts

Tuscarora alumnus Ben Nibbelink. Photo: Dustin Whitlow
  • Fairfax resident and George Mason alumna and assistant coach Bethany Sachtleben will race the marathon July 27 at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru this July and August. Sam Roecker, who attended graduate school at Georgetown but did not compete there, will also race the marathon. 2012 Marine Corps Marathon and 2016 Army Ten-Miler champion Augustus Maiyo will also run the marathon. Lee High School alumnus Josef Tessema was initially on the 5,000 meter team.
  • Tuscarora alumnus and Virginia Tech student Ben Nibbelink will compete in the U20 Pan American Championships in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in San Jose, Costa Rica this July.
  • Georgetown freshman Sandy Corman won the USATF U20 championships in the 1,500 meters, running 4:29.81, gapping Rachel Huckey of Illinois State by more than a second.
  • Georgetown alumna Rachel Schneider was a guest on the Morning Shakeout podcast.

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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.

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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