EVENT: Smithsonian Metro Thursday Evening Run
LOCATION: Meet directly on the mall right outside the Smithsonian Metro Station (MALL EXIT) between 6:15 and 6:30 pm. Get started running promptly at 6:30 pm. If you are coming via metro, come up escalator on the mall, turn right at top and head towards Jefferson Street, we meet right at the park benches there. If you drive, there is parking on Jefferson Street - just look for the signs.
BEGINNERS - Course will be approximately 3 miles in distance. Run at a pace that is comfortable for you.
ADVANCED - Course will be approximately 4 to 5 1/2 miles - pace is typically between an 8 minute mile and 10 minute mile.
EVENT HOST: Brent or Eunice
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Email [masked]
Mall Loop - 5.3 Miles (http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6088303)
Two Bridges 4.7 miles loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/188406870)
Georgetown Waterfront 5.6 miles (http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/washington-d-c-dc/dc-capital-striders-georgetown-waterfron-route-135900703)
Virginia Ave 5.2 miles loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/washington-d-c-dc/dc-capital-striders-virginia-ave-5-2-mil-route-115434075)
Eastern Market 4.8 loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/washington-d-c-dc/dc-capital-striders-eastern-market-4-8-l-route-105249597)
Iwo Jima 5.9 miles (http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/washington-d-c-dc/dc-capital-striders-iwo-jima-5-9-miles-route-101743857)
PARKING: There is street parking along Jefferson Drive, Madison Drive (on each side of National Mall) and Independence Avenues - make sure you read the signs.
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.
Meet other runners - enjoy the sites and have a good run.