Save the Trail!

Over 300 runners celebrated the joy and beauty of the Capital Crescent Trail at the Save the Trail! 5K on Saturday, May 24th. Full results can be found at the DC Road Runners Website.

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2014 Results Save The Trail 5K results

Full results can be found at the DC Road Runners Website.

In the News...

  • Lawsuit Is Filed against Purple Line to Protect Endangered Species, Popular Forested Trail

    For Further Information Contact: Ajay Bhatt: (301) 500-0124 John M. Fitzgerald:  (202) 288-0231 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2014   Lawsuit Is Filed against Purple Line to Protect Endangered Species, Popular Forested Trail  Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail and Montgomery County residents filed suit today against the federal government to protect two species of […]

  • Environmental Groups and Residents Threaten State Legal Action to Protect Local Endangered Species

    July 24, 2014 Environmental Groups and Residents Threaten State Legal Action to Protect Local Endangered Species The Center for Sustainable Economy, Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail, and sixteen individuals have filed a Notice of Intent to sue under Maryland law to protect species listed as endangered by the State of Maryland whose current or […]

  • 06/25/2014 – Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Sustainable Economy, and Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail launch legal action to protect endangered species from Purple Line.

    06/25/2014 – Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Sustainable Economy, and Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail launch legal action to protect endangered species from Purple Line. Protecting the Trail is also about protecting endangered species habitat!   Center for Biological Diversity, an influential national environmental organization dedicated to preserving endangered species, Center for Sustainable […]

  • 6-26-14 Legal Action Launched

    From Washington Post Online “A letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Federal Transit Administration said the agencies had violated the Endangered Species Act by not properly considering a light-rail line’s impacts on the Hay’s spring amphipod, which has been listed as endangered since 1982, and the Kenk’s amphipod, which is a […]

  • 5-19-14 PRESS RELEASE- 5th Annual Save The Trail 5K

    “SAVE THE TRAIL 5K” FUNDRAISER TO PROTECT CAPITAL CRESCENT TRAIL FROM BIG DEVELOPERS –FIFTH ANNUAL RACE AND FAMILY FUN DAY TO BE HELD MAY 24, 2014 AT 9 A.M.– Bethesda, MD — The Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail (FCCT), local political and environmental leaders, and more than 400 runners and supporters will rally in […]