Race Information

  • Name
    Presidential Half Marathon
  • City
    Washington, DC
  • Events
    13.1M run
    5K run
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Oct 3, 2020 Saturday Cancelled
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    organized byDC Running Club
  • Details from event's Active.com listing:

    Welcome To The Race That Only Happens ONCE Every Four Years.  

    The PRESIDENTIAL HALF MARATHON will Only Have 500 Slots And THE PRESIDENTIAL 5K Will Only Have 250 Slots. Each Runner Will Receive A Limited Addition Long Sleeve Presidential Technical Shirt And Custom Presidential Metal.


    Our Goal Is To Provide Everyone A Link Where You Can Register To Vote, Host An Amazing Event For You & To Have A Good Time Running In The Nations Capital.

    REGISTER TO VOTE HERE OR CHECK TO SEE IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE: https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote

    Event details and schedule

    The Course Is An Out & Back On The Capital Crescent Towpath Starting In Georgetown & Heading Towards Fletcher’s Cove.  Each Mile Will Be Marked And A Marshall Will Be At Your Turnaround For The 5K & Half Marathon.

    The 5K Will Begin At 7:00AM

    The Half Marathon Will Begin At 8:45AM And We Have 2 Hours & 45 Minutes To Clear The Towpath.  

    There Will Be Two Water Stations On The Course Including One At The Start /  Finish Line.

    Portable Restrooms Will Be Located At The Start / Finish Area And At Fletcher’s Cove.

    We Will Have A FREE Bag Check At The Start / Finish Line And A Red Carpet Finish & Backdrop For Some Amazing Pictures.

    Additional Medals Will Be Given To The 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Male & Female Overal, And In Age Groups.   The Top Three Overall Male & Female Will Be:

    1st Place - The President 

    2nd Place - The Vice President 

    3rd Place - The Speaker Of The House

    You Each Will Have A Photo Opt And Will Be Presented With Your Medals To Show Off For The Next Four Years.  In Addition, You Will Be Invited Back In Four Years To Run For FREE To Defend Your Title.

    There Is A No Refund Policy, However, Race Insurance Can Be Purchased On Active.com When You Register.

    Remember To Sign Up Early And We Look Forward To Seeing You All Run The Nation in 2020.



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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Nov 13, 2019
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Aug 9, 2020
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  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2021

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