- D.C. running mainstay Wilson Komen will be the guest on Wednesday’s Potomac River Running Instagram Live, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Punch it!
- Julie Culley resigned as Georgetown’s director of track and field and cross country to take a job at Brooks Sports as a sports marketing manager.
- Herndon alumna Hiruni Wijayaratne was a guest on the Running Through It podcast and DyeStat Discussions (where it will be available for free until Aug. 28)
- Loudoun Valley alumnus Drew Hunter was featured in Track and Field News.
- Arlington County will widen the sidewalk on the Four Mile Run Bridge on Columbia Pike, add lighting and improve guardrails this fall.
- W&OD Trail users near Ashburn will see some equestrian trail closures over the next three weeks.
- W&OD Trail users will be detoured for two weeks to accomodate Lee Highway trail bridge construction.
- The District Department of Transportation recently upgraded lighting on the Metropolitan Branch Trail.
- Emily Halnon, a former D.C. resident who won “Best Blog” in the 2013 Best of Washington Running voting, ran the fastest known time for the Pacific Crest Trail and was a guest on the Ali on the Run Show podcast.
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.
Be part of the original festive race for charity and signature Arthritis Foundation holiday event! Wear your favorite holiday attire and together, we’ll jingle all the way to a cure! Register as an individual or bring a team of friends,