Distance: 26.20 mi
Type: Loop, Road
Difficulty: 2 / 10
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Address: Greater Washington Sports Alliance, 1725 I Street, NW, Washington , DC 20006
Filed Under: Running
The first official marathon in Washington DC since 2002 --
Starts and finishes at RFK Stadium,
where the Washington Nationals baseball team plays --
Come be part of America's newest big-city marathon!
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium (RFK) has been pleasing crowds with its outstanding facilities since 1961. RFK has been the home turf for pro sports, college athletics, and high school games. Music fans have been thrilled by performances under the stars including: Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, the Eagles, Elton John, and the Grateful Dead, just to name a few. Major religious groups have found the facility quite suitable for open air convocations. RFK has the seating capacity, the acoustics, the food service, and the support staff to make any outdoor event a spectacular success.
To RFK Via MetroRail
To make your visit to RFK easier please consider taking Metro's Blue/Orange Line to the Stadium-Armory Station.
From Union Station
Take the red line toward shady grove. Travel three stops to Metro Center. at Metro Center switch to the Blue/Orange line headed towards Addison Rd./New Carrolton. Travel eight stops to the Stadium Armory stop at 19th and East Capitol St. Exit the Metro and Follow East Capitol St to the Stadium.
From National Airport
Take the yellow Line towards Mt. Vernon Sq-UDC. Travel 4 stops to L'Enfant Plaza. At L'Enfant Plaza transfer to the Blue/Orange line headed towards Addison Rd/New Carrolton. Travel five stops to the Stadium-Armory stop and exit the Metro. Follow East Capitol St to the stadium.