Race Information

  • Name
    Potomac River Run Marathon
  • City
    Washington, DC
  • Events
    26.2M run
    13.1M run
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Oct 3, 2020 Saturday Past Date
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  • Details from event's Active.com listing:
    • DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL, WE HAVE STOPPED ON-LINE ENTRY
    • AND WE WILL MAKE ARRANGEMENT FOR ALTERNATIVES WITH ALL OUR ENTRANTS

     

    o  Sponsored by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute 

    o  If it hurts, call ACE-PT first at 703-205-1233

     

    • Course

    Event details and schedule

     
    • Start Times
    • The 8 AM marathon is a Boston qualifier for 2022
    • Awards
    • $250 to 1st, $150 to 2nd, $100 to 3rd overall M/F in the 8 AM Full Marathon
    • Gift certificates to 1st, 2nd, 3rd by 10-year age-group M/F
    • This race is the third of Safety And Health Foundation's 2019 Grand Prix
    • $100 cash award to everyone who finishes all 3 of SHF's full or half marathons in 2020
    • Directions
    • Fletcher's Cove is two miles west of Georgetown at 4940 Canal Road NW
    • From Georgetown, take M Street NW westbound
    • Cross Foxhall Road
    • M Street NW becomes Canal Road NW
    • Continue west for two miles to stoplight at Reservoir Road
    • CAEREFULLY turn left down ramp to upper parking for 85 cars
    • When upper parking is filled, turn right into tunnel under C&O Canal
    • At end of turn, turn left to parking for 200 cars
    • If all parking at Fletcher's Cove is taken, turn RIGHT up Reservoir Road to free parking on-street and at The River School
    • Parking
    • We have about 285 free parking spaces
    • Please carpool or use our Facebook page to share a ride.
    • Drop-off instructions
    • Parking is limited at Fletcher's Cove
    • If you can get someone to drop you off, the best place is at the top of the ramp leading down to Fletcher's Cove
    • Don't drive down the ramp to drop off passengers -- you'll get stuck trying to drive back up the ramp
    • Thus we can avoid a traffic jam on the ramp
    • From there, it's a short walk across a footbridge to the start line
    • Logistics
    • Packet 
      Pick-up
    • Pick up your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag pre-race
    • Goodie bag assembly and early packet pickup:
    • Help us assemble bib numbers and goodie bags, and get your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag early on Thursday, October 1, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street South, Arlington VA 22204 (703-228-0946)
    • Pre-race packet pickup:
    • Friday, October 2, 11:00 AM to 5:45 PM, Pacers Running Store, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA, across the street from Clarendon Metro, free parking at Trader Joe's if you buy something -- includes late registration
    • Race-day packet pickup: Saturday, October 3, on-site from 7:15 AM to 8:45 AM
    • Race-day packet pick-up is on-site at picnic tables at Fletcher's Cove
    • You may pick up someone else's bib number and packet if you bring along a signed note or a printed e-mail message from your friend
    • HEADPHONE POLICY: PLEASE DO NOT WEAR HEADPHONES AT THE START, MIDPOINT, OR FINISH LINE

     

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Dec 22, 2003
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Dec 7, 2019
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Jun 8, 2020
  • Appears in Directories
  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2021

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