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Thursday Night Smithsonian Metro Run

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



Mall Loop - 5.3 Miles

Two Bridges 4.7 miles loop

Georgetown Waterfront 5.6 miles

Virginia Ave 5.2 miles loop

Eastern Market 4.8 loop

Iwo Jima 5.9 miles

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.

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  • Steven Z.

    Gonna be late .

    April 24, 2014

  • Steven Z.

    car will be available .

    April 24, 2014

  • Rick

    Hello DCCS Runners! We are still seeking volunteers for NEXT Sunday morning - we are volunteering at LOCK 5 on the C and O towpath - two shifts - one from 7 am to around 10 am and a shift from 10 am to 2 pm - please email volunteer(at)dccapitalstriders(dot)com if you can help - HOPEFULLY!! You will get a DCCS technical running shirt, coffee, donuts, and fun!! Thank you!!

    April 24, 2014

  • Brent G.

    Hi all - Looks like it will be a wonderful evening for a run. Tonight we will be doing the georgetown waterfront. See everyone at 630!

    April 24, 2014

    • Brent G.


      April 24, 2014

    • Brent G.

      I'll be bringing my bag no matter what; if we have a pile of them i'll probably volunteer to watch them

      April 24, 2014

  • Mike

    Will a car be available?

    April 24, 2014

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