- Heritage alumna Weini Kelati ran a world championship standard in the 10,000 meters at Sound Running’s Track Meet in Orange County, Calif. last weekend. Her 31:11.11 met the 31:25.00 qualifying time.
- Local distance runners scored some wins at collegiate track champhionships (and one likely would have won, if not for her teammate):
Atlantic 10 (Division I)
1. Ryan Fowkes George Washington 3:55.33
1. Logan Broedner George Washington 9:08.53
1.Kathryn Nohilly George Washington 10:33.01
2.Margaret Coogan George Washington 10:33.89
1. Jack Ikenberry George Mason 14:08.79
Coast to Coast (Division III)
1.Daniel Ferrante Christopher Newport (Fairfax Christian) 1:53.65
1.Heather Delaplaine Salisbury (Damascus) 2:19.86
1.Daniel Ferrante Christopher Newport (Fairfax Christian) 3:52.47
1.Logan Funk Christopher Newport (Meridian/George Mason HS) 4:42.81
Centennial (Division III)
1.Gavin McElhennon Johns Hopkins (Gonzaga) 30:28.89
1.Katie Hirsche Haverford (Burke) 37:45.01
University Athletic Association (Division III)
1.Cullen Capuano Washington (Gonzaga) 32:10.66
Comments on the Hains Point road proposal are due Thursday night, NPS will present study on Military Road pedestrian and bike access.
While D.C.’s Sebastian Grund fought to his first marathon finish, his fiance fought off moms who hoped her motivational sign was an open invitation.
Beach Drive in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park will remained closed to through traffic until at least Labor Day, local infrastructure planners want runners’ input.
Former Westfield runner and All-RunWashington honoree Johnny Pace produced a video for the Pacers Running film series on Joan and Drew Hunter.