Running Shorts

  • The National Park Service will close East Potomac Park for one week in early December to divide the road on Hains Point to add a dedicated bike and pedestian lane to the inside half of the road.
  • NPS will hold a virtual public meeting a 7 p.m. Dec. 6 to address planned safety improvements along Arlington County’s portion of the Mount Vernon Trail.
  • The entry lottery for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile will run from Dec. 1-5.
  • Herndon’s Gillian Bushee, McLean’s Thais Rolly and Good Counsel’s Leah Stephens qualified for the Champs National Cross Country Championship (formerly sponsored by Foot Locker).
  • Georgetown’s women finished 10th and the men 31st at the NCAA DIvision I Cross Country Championships, with Washington Latin’s Luke Tewalt (Wake Forest) finishing 22nd and John Champe’s Bethany Graham (Furman) finishing 27th to lead D.C.-area natives. Gonzaga’s Gavin McElhennon (Johns Hopkins) finished 27th and George Marshall’s Sophie Tedesco (Chicago) finished 60th at the Division III championships.
    • Division I
      • 21 Maggie Donahue – Georgetown
      • 27 Bethany Graham – Furman, John Champe
      • 39 Grace Jensen – Georgetown
      • 59 Chloe Scrimgeour- Georgetown
      • 86 Sami Corman – Georgetown
      • 123 Melissa Riggins – Georgetown
      • 190 Chloe Gonzalez – Georgetown
      • 216 Katy-Ann McDonald – Georgetown
      • 22 Luke Tewalt – Wake Forest, Washington Latin
      • 77 Bryce Lentz – Air Force, Colgan
      • 105 Derek Johnson – Virginia, Tuscarora
      • 132 Parker Stokes – Georgetown
      • 137 Antonio Lopez Segura – Virginia Tech, Colgan
      • 150 Sean Laidlaw – Georgetown
      • 171 Sam Affolder – Washington, Loudoun Valley
      • 178 Camden Gilmore – Georgetown
      • 184 Rohann Asfaw – Virginia, Richard Montgomery
      • 210 Matthew Rizzo – Georgetown
      • 225 Lucas Guerra – Georgetown
      • 250 Abel Teffra – Georgetown
    • Division III
      • 60 Sophie Tedesco – Chicago, George Marshall
      • 71 Sarah James – Lynchburg, Brentsville District
      • 155 Katie Hirsche – Haverford, Edmund Burke
      • 166 Genevieve Dibari – Pomona, Stone Ridge
      • 202 Ilana Zeilinger – Bates, Georgetown Day School
      • 27 Gavin McElhennon – Johns Hopkins, Gonzaga
      • 91 Aaron Bratt – Haverford, Walt Whitman
      • 144 John O’Rourke – Catholic
      • 160 Timothy Boyce – St. Lawrence, Northwood
      • 187 Daniel Ferrante – Christopher Newport, Fairfax Christian
      • 190 Sean Enright – Johns Hopkins, Sherwood
      • 203 Sam Llaneza – Lynchburg, Brentsville District
      • 262 Aidan Nathan – Case Western, Briar Woods
      • 272 Tor Hotung-Davidsen – Lynchburg, Oakton
  • Sidwell Friends alumna Taylor Knibb won the Ironman world championship 70.3 in St. George, Utah.

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