Running Shorts

  • Silver Spring’s Will Etti, who RunWashington featured in its 2015 marathoners series, was a guest on the Run Farther and Faster podcast, talking about diversity in running and his  experiences with racial profiling.

  • Kensington resident Anthony Brennan III was charged with three counts of second-degree misdemeanor assault resulting from a June 1 incident on the Capital Crescent Trail. Social media users publicly identified two men who were not involved.
  • Beach Drive, between the Maryland state line and Broad Branch Road in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park will remain closed to traffic through July 24.
  • Longtime Montgomery County Road Runners Club volunteer George Tarrico, of Rockville, died June 6.
  • Walter Johnson alumna Jenna Goldberg, a state cross country champion and Foot Locker finalist, will be a speaker on what is billed as an online “motivational talk” Monday June 16 at 5 p.m. Register here.
  • This week’s Potomac River Running Instagram Live, starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, will feature Moise Joseph, Kareen Lawson, Kelly Kavanaugh and Kim Griffin.
  • Arlington County and Washington, D.C. tracks are open. Don’t be dumb about using them.
  • A white male in his 20’s, with brown hair, wearing blue shorts, no shirt, and a black fanny pack exposed himself to a woman on the Custis Trail June 8 around 11 a.m. For more information, check ArlingtonNow.
  • The National Arboretum will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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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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