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Potomac River Run Marathon

Sunday, May 6, 2012 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
Carderock Recreation Area - C&O Canal Towpath Off Clara Barton Parkway CarderockMD  20817
Sunday, May 6, 2012 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
Carderock Recreation Area - C&O Canal Towpath Off Clara Barton Parkway CarderockMD  20817

About This Activity

  • We welcome 350 entrants
  • The easiest marathon in America
  • Our web page
  • Celebrating World Laughter Day
  • On the historic C&O Canal Towpath from Carderock to Chain Bridge & back
  • Flat shady tree-lined scenic river views - the marathon you always dreamed of!

  • We welcome 350 entrants
  • This event is a �green� race, recognizing our stewardship of our environment
  • This unique out-and-back course runs through one of the area's first environmentally-protected zones, dating back to the 1830's
  • Watch for deer and other wildlife at dawn
  • The C&O Canal for its entire 183-mile length is a swath of green amidst urban development all around
  • The race course is a narrow (12-foot) wide unpaved trail, entirely flat, past 150-year-old locks and gatehouses
  • We offer water and aid stations at the locks roughly every two miles
  • We share the course with other users and bicyclists, so stay to the right.
  • To emphasize our commitment to conservation
    � All our printing is two-sided on recycled paper
    � We offer on-line paperless entry
    � You may bring your used (but not abused) running shoes to packet pick-up for recycling
    � Our t-shirts are printed using a non-polluting fusion process, rather than traditional screen printing
    � Post-race, we recycle all our race-day wastes
  • Assisted by partner charities and affiliated running clubs

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    Sunday, May 6, 2012 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
    Carderock Recreation Area - C&O Canal Towpath Off Clara Barton Parkway CarderockMD  20817
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