There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.

Earlier today at D.C. Wire, David Nakamura posted a list of the folks Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will be competing with in a 200-mile relay race next month in April. Allow LL to annotate the list (in itals):

  • Michelle Harburg, elite triathlete
  • Jeff Horowitz, trainer, coach, author (“My First 100 Marathons,” Skyhorse Publishing 2008)
  • James Byles, president of Byles & Associates, media consultant—-and nominated by Fenty to Public Employee Relations Board
  • James “Skip” Walker, real estate appraiser and developer—-and nominated by Fenty to Board of Real Property Assessment Appeals
  • George “Ty” Simpson, ironman triathlete and real estate developer—-and nominated by Fenty to Public Employee Relations Board (withdrawn), D.C. Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors, and University of District of Columbia Board of Trustees
  • Maya Ellis Brown, elite runner
  • Lloyd Henry, ironman triathlete, coach and owner of On-Point Fitness
  • William Walker, real estate developer—-and nominated by Fenty to Water and Sewer Authority board
  • Milani Hom, elite runner
  • Steuart Martens, elite swimmer, gourmet foods entrepreneur
  • Omar Nour, triathlete—-and nominated by Fenty to Board of Elections and Ethics; also brother of Diaa Nour, nominated to Public Employee Relations Board