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National Marathon Street Closures on Sat. – Good Luck to all the Runners!

by Prince Of Petworth March 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm 7 Comments

I’m exhausted just reading this – good luck to all the runners! From DDOT:

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information about the SunTrust National Marathon and Half Marathon, which are scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011.

In order to facilitate these events there will be no vehicular traffic allowed along the routes of the races. The races are scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 am; however some street closures will begin as early as 6:00 am. All streets affected by these events are expected to be reopened at approximately 1:30 pm, depending on prevailing conditions. Motorists should expect delays during the races.

Citizens who have issues to be resolved or questions regarding traffic access during the races should call (202) 727-9099 or go to www.nationalmarathon.com.

The marathons will form in front of RFK Stadium. The route of the marathon is as follows:

· Start on 22nd Street NE at E. Capitol Street SE
· West on C Street NE
· West on North Carolina Avenue NE
· South on 13th Street SE at Lincoln Circle
· West on E. Capitol Street SE
· North on 11th Street SE
· West on E. Capitol Street NE
· North on 2nd Street NE
· West on Massachusetts Avenue NE
· West onto outer lane of Columbus Circle NE
· West on E Street NE
· South on 3rd Street NW
· West on Constitution Avenue NE
· West on Pennsylvania Avenue NW
· West on Constitution Avenue NW
· (turnaround) East on Constitution Avenue NW at 20th Street NW
· North on 18th Street NW
· North/Northwest on Connecticut Avenue NW
· North on Columbia Road NW
· East on Harvard Street NW
· South on 5th Street NW
· East on Bryant Street NW
· South on N. Capitol Street NW
· East on K Street NE
· South on 4th Street NE
· East on H Street NE
· South on 13th Street NE
· East on Constitution Avenue NE
· East on North Carolina Ave NE
· Merge onto C ST NE
· South onto 22nd ST NE
· West into RFK LOT 3 – Finish

HALF MARATHON CONCLUDES

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FULL MARATHON CONTINUES

o East into RFK Lot 7 (under C St pedestrian tunnel)
o Continue south in RFK Lot 7 (under E. Capitol ST)
o Continue west in RFK Lot 8
o North through pedestrian tunnel under Independence Avenue to RFK LOT 5
o Exit RFK Lot 5 onto 22nd Street NE
o North on 22nd Street NE
o West on E. Capitol Street SE
o North on 19th Street NE
o West on C Street NE
o South on 13th Street SE at Lincoln Circle
o West on E. Capitol Street SE
o North on 11th Street SE
o West on E. Capitol Street NE
o North on 2nd Street NE
o West on Constitution Avenue NE
o West on Pennsylvania Avenue NW
o West on Constitution Avenue NW
o South on 9th Street NW (tunnel)
o East on Maine Avenue SW
o South on 6th Street Extension SW
o South on Water Street SW
o Merge onto the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
o East on P Street SW
o South on 2nd Street SW
o East on V Street SW
o North on First Street SW
o East on Potomac Avenue SW
o South onto S. Capitol Street SE
o East on S. Capitol Bridge access road
o North on S. Capitol Bridge access road
o East on Anacostia Drive SE
o (turnaround) West on Anacostia Drive SE
o South on Nicholson Street SE
o East on Fairlawn Avenue SE
o Southeast on Pennsylvania Avenue SE
o North on L’Enfant Square SE
o Merge east on Minnesota Avenue SE
o Continue northeast on Minnesota Avenue SE
o East on E. Capitol Street SE onramp
o West on E. Capitol Street SE
o Merge northwest onto C ST SE
o Merge northwest onto 22nd ST NE
o Enter Lot 3 at RFK Stadium

MARATHON CONCLUDES

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