The race was won by a 30-year-old Washington, DC male and 24-year-old Vienna, VA woman.
The 19th annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K was held Saturday, Sept. 1 in the two Gaithersburg communities. The race is a USATF certified course, offering live entertainment and 2 water stops to participants as they wind through the award-winning new urbanist communities of the Kentlands and Lakelands, according to the race website. The men's race was won by 30-year-old Washington, DC resident Seife Geletu. North Potomac's Christopher Sloane, 29, and Bethesda's Jake Klim, 32, followed in second and third. The women's race was won by 24-year-old Vienna, VA resident Anna Holt-Gosselin. Holt-Gosselin was followed by Cosmus, MD's Meghan Lockett, 15, and Washington DC's Hilary May, 23. In another notable finish, Gaithersburg council member Jud …
Registration for the 19th Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Runs Sept. 1 will close on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Whether you're young or old, fast or slow, in it to win it or simply for fun, online registration the 19th Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Runs will close on Tuesday, Aug. 28, according to the Kentlands Community Foundation. Online registration is encouraged by the KCF as the number of participants in this year's Sept. 1 race is capped at 1,500. In 2011, more than 1,460 people ran in the 5K along with 350 kids who participated in the fun run. “The idea of limiting the 5K event to 1,500 runners was based on a decision of the event committee after looking at a lot of different factors, including the definition of our course – things like the narrow nature of the roads, the high number of turns, and the challenge of …