EVENT: Smithsonian Metro Monday Evening Run
LOCATION: Meet directly on the mall right outside the Smithsonian Metro Station between 6:15 and 6:30 pm. Get started running promptly at 6:30 pm.
BEGINNERS/ADVANCED Runners Welcome - Course generally is around 4 to 5 1/2 miles and pace is typically between an 8 minute mile and 10 minute mile. HOWEVER, all runners are welcome and course leader can help those runners who need a modified distance.
EVENT HOST(S): Pete B. and/or Amelia.
RAIN POLICY: Runs most likely will be on unless its pouring and/or lightining and thunder. Check event listing for updates.
Everyone is welcome to join! Runners of all endurance and distance levels. Runs takes us pass all the major sites in DC, including Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, World War II Monument, Capitol Building, and Washington Monument.
Cars are usually available to store personal storage but if you need to do this - state it in your RSVP. If you are running and you do have a car, please state this in your RSVP as well.
SPECIAL UPDATE FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 20 - The Running Yogis, Shauna and Johanna, will be back with us to do a brief post-run yoga session tonight! A great way to improve our flexibility and prevent injuries. Feel free to stay for a few minutes after the run and join in. You can bring a mat or towel, or Shauna and Johana will have ones you can use.
Shauna and Johanna are completing their 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training at The Studio DC. They are also avid runners, having pounded the pavement all over the DC area.
Meet other runners - enjoy the sites and have a good run.