- Cross country in D.C. will be sandwiched by indoor and outdoor seasons under a plan announced by the DCSAA. . Winter sports, including indoor, will start practices in December, cross country will start in February and outdoor track will start at the end of March.
- Nike Cross Nationals and its associated regional meets have been canceled for 2020. Last year, Loudoun Valley’s boys and girls teams finished 10th.
- The Transportation Planning Board will be voting whether or not to adopt the National Capital Trail Network on July 22nd. Comments will be accepted until 9 a.m. July 22nd at [email protected].
- Gaithersburg alumnus Aaron Anderson was a guest on the Run Farther and Faster podcast.
- South Lakes sprinter and Michigan recruit Hannah Waller will be the guest on this week’s Potomac River Running Instagram Live, Wednesday, July 22 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Beach Drive in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park will remain closed to vehicles through the beginning of Phase 4 of the district’s reopening plan.
- Oakton and American University alumna Keira D’Amato is a finalist for USATF Athlete of the Week. You can vote until 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22.
- Construction on the first phase of the W&OD Trail’s “dual trail project,” widening the trail to separate cyclists from pedestrians, will begin in Falls Church in August, with the second phase in Arlington being designed in the next few years.
Ten years ago, a federal shutdown came in one of the busiest months for road racing,and nearly cancelled the Marine Corps Marathon.
Zoo Loop now closes at 5 p.m., Arlington Boulevard comments due Sept. 28, Kelati heading to world road racing championships.
After a nearly year-long hiatus, Pace the Nation has returned with St. Andrews graduate and Georgetown recruit Tinoda Matsatsa.
Keira D’Amato breaks the American record in the half marathon, Chantilly’s Sean McGorty makes the world 5k team and DDOT will hold a meeting on a new bridge to the Arboretum.