Trotting with the best of them

Washington’s Bill Magure closes out the end of the Alexandria Turkey Trot, surrounded by strollers, dogs and costumes. Photo: Charlie Ban

I’ll add results to various D.C.-area turkey trots as I come across them. We also have some photos from Alexandria.

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Landon Invitational photos

Francesca Cetta and Meredith Gotzman battle in the second mile of the Landon Invitational. Photo: Charlie Ban

St. John’s swept the team and individual titles, with senior Chris Tetter making a big jump in the last few months and freshman Meredith Gotzman won her first 5k. See more photos here.


Lafayette Invitational photos

Vincent Kamani and Robin Handley lead the School Without Walls team in the second mile of the Lafayette Invitational. Photo: Charlie Ban

Woodrow Wilson’s boy edged the School Without Walls and the Tiger girls finished comfortably ahead of Bell. Roosevelt junior Fajr Kelly won the girls’ race by more than two minutes. See more photos here.

Michael Ogunsalu leads a pack of his teammates in the first mile. Photo: Charlie Ban

The Bowie State football team, following its first CIAA title last fall, took a break from preseason practice for its inaugural 5k. Senior safety John Johnson IV, 21, demonstrated that he hadn’t been slacking off on days he hadn’t made practice by winning the race around the campus in 19:49. Reston’s Robyn Kenul, 32, a recent transplant from Long Island, won the women’s race in 21:08.

Check out photos from the race here


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