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ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute 16th annual Potomac River Run Marathon

Sunday, May 5, 2019
Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal Towpath 4940 Canal Road NW WashingtonDC  20007
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal Towpath 4940 Canal Road NW WashingtonDC  20007
Half Marathon or Full Marathon - Non-Members
$80.00
in 21 days $90.00
Half Marathon or Full Marathon - Non-Members
$80.00
in 21 days $90.00
Half Marathon or Full Marathon - Members of supporting clubs or active duty military
$70.00
in 21 days $80.00
Half Marathon or Full Marathon - Members of supporting clubs or active duty military
$70.00
in 21 days $80.00
Transfer or deferral from a previous race - Individual
$10.00
Transfer or deferral from a previous race - Individual
$10.00
Only Cab Ride or Pre-Race Dinner - Buy one or more tickets to cab ride ($10) or pre-race dinner ($10) on the next step.
$0.00
Only Cab Ride or Pre-Race Dinner - Buy one or more tickets to cab ride ($10) or pre-race dinner ($10) on the next step.
$0.00

About This Activity

  • EVENTS:  8:00 AM: FULL MARATHON START ------ 9:00 AM: HALF MARATHON START
  • Flat - scenic - beautiful views of the Potomac River - tree-lined - shaded - out'n'back
  • Start and finish at Fletcher's Cove | 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC
  • USATF certified course DC09005RT | Certificate | Color Map | B&W Map | PDF | GMAP
  • Course elevation profile: -------------------------------
  • Highest point is 44m above sea level, lowest point is 12m above sea level
  • Enjoy a lovely day on the C&O Canal Towpath!
  • See displays about the historic C&O Canal before & after race
  • The race course is 100% crushed gravel -- no pavement, no cross streets, no hills

Event details and schedule

Off-Site Parking Options

  • Parking is limited at Fletcher's Cove, and we must leave spaces open for the general public, as it's a National Park and open to the public even during races
  • Thus we want as many participants as possible to park off-site, so that we leave some parking spaces available at Fletcher's Cove for the general public. Off-site parking options: 
  • • The River School entrance on Reservoir Road
  • • W Street, Bending Lane, or Hutchins Place off Reservoir Road
  • • Palisades Library, 4901 V St NW, Washington, DC 20007     
  • • Our Lady of Victory School, 4755 Whitehaven Pkwy NW, Washington, DC 20007
  • • CVS/pharmacy, 4859 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Washington, DC 20007
  • We offer round-trip Red Top Cab rides from Key Bridge Marriott to Fletcher's Cove departing at 7:00 AM on race day for only $15.00 arriving about 7:20 AM. 
  • For the return trip after you finish, see the on-site Transportation Director.  After you finish, as we get groups of four finishers, we call Red Top Cab for a ride back to Key Bridge Marriott
  • Please register for the taxi service in advance
  • From westbound Canal Road, Red Top Cab drops you off at Reservoir Road, at the entrance to Fletcher's Cove
  • Please cross Canal Road CAREFULLY to get to Fletcher's Cove

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