Among the women, Elizabeth Jones, 30, of Midland VA took the gold in , and Arlington's finishers were Debra Edmond, 57, sixth in and first in her age group; and Colleen Creighton, 34, sixth in .
The next race in the series in Thursday, July 26, at pm at Bluemont Park. Arlington Cooperation Foundation announced plans for two low-key races in August, the Downhill Mile on Tuesday, August 7, at pm, from Marymount University to Military Road, limited to 25 participants; and the County Fair Mile, " Sunday, August 19, at am, around the fitness trail and County Fairgrounds at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. DC Road Runners Club's one-mile and 3000-meter track championships are on Wednesday, July 25, at Washington-Lee High School, and its Bluemont 5K is Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm at Bluemont Park. Joe La Monte, 26, dominated Potomac Valley Track Club's outdoor all-comers meet at Langley High School on Sunday.
Arlington Cooperation Foundation announced plans for two small races in August, a downhill mile on Tuesday, August 7, at 7 pm, starting from Marymount University, limited to 25 participants, with a net elevation drop of 238 feet; and the County Fair Mile on Sunday, August 19, at am, at Thomas Jefferson Community Center.
All over the country, Road Runners Club of American sponsors Women's Distance Festival 5Ks to showcase female runners.
The 6th annual Hawk Indoor Marathon is now in the record books, and ended with a surprise -- two-time winner Chuck Engle didn't win.
Engle, formerly of Arlington and splitting his time between Sterling, Va., and Dublin, Ohio, owns the Guiness Book of World Records listing for the most lifetime marathon wins by an American, with more than 200 wins among his lifetime total of 400 26.2-milers.
Toni Marie Diegoli, 28, ran a come-from-behind race, moving from fifth place to first among women in .
Robyn Hoeschen, 26, was sixth in ; and Alissa Bibb, 25, ran for ninth place, with her whole family in town from Jericho, Vt.