Early Packet Pick-up is Saturday September 21: Get your T-shirts and Bibs ahead of time and receive a 20% coupon off all REI products – @ Georgetown Running Company, Saturday 9/21, 12pm-4pm
Georgetown Running Company Address: 3401 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20007 (in Georgetown)
Race Registration/Start/Finish: At the corner of Potomac St. NW and Grace St. NW in Georgetown, Washington, DC on the Potomac River side of the Canal. Start/Finish is on the C&O Canal Trail near the end of 33rd St. NW access road.
Potomac St NW & Grace St NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20007
Note: If you are using GPS, closest street address is: 1000 Potomac Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. (This will get you to the access street where registration is, but park before turning onto Potomac Street):
Check-in and Same Day Registration/Packet Pick-up: On the brick area at Potomac St. NW & Grace St. NW (access off of K St. NW if driving OR can access via foot bridge from M St. NW directly behind Dean and Deluca). Race day check-in is from 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Bag check will be next to the check-in/registration tables. IMPORTANT: Arrive early for good parking! (Parking is free!)
Pre-Race Warm Up: At 9:30 a.m. led by Fitness Together (near the check-in area). Look for Fitness Together sign, and warm up will be announced 5 minutes before.
Race Day Food and Fun: The North Face will be providing their Demo Shoe program during the race along with free reusable water bottles. Try on a pair of their running shoes, run or walk the 5K, then return! There will be North Face representatives there to help with sizing or questions about purchasing.
Food and coffee provided by Starbucks, Harris Teeter, and Trader Joe’s
Stroller Policy: Strollers allowed on race day!
For Everyone’s Safety: Competitive runners please make your way to the start line at 9:45 a.m. Anyone with strollers or children, please line up behind.
Pace: This is a flat and fast course. Although there will be plenty of space along the canal (with some narrow spots along the course), please be mindful of your fellow runners and walkers and stay to the right side of the trail.
Age Divisions: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+
Prizes: The top female and male runners in each age category will receive a prize. All children 13 and under registered for the race will receive a blue ribbon.
Metro details (Orange and Blue lines): Rosslyn Metro opens at 7a.m. It is a 15 minute walk from the Rosslyn Metro across the Key Bridge into Georgetown to get to the start of the race.
Bus Details: DC Circulator, Metrobus lines: 31, 32, 36, 38B, D1, D2, D3, D5, D6, G2. Circulator opens at 7 a.m.
Visit Trip Planner on www.wmata.com to find the fastest and easiest route.