Gift of Life Steps for Life 5k...

  • Running : Gift of Life Steps for Life 5k Run :

Race Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017


Location: Fletcher's Cove, C&O Canal

City: Washington

State/Terr: Florida

Zip: 20007

Country: USA


 _ 2017 Gift of Life Steps for Life 5k:

Gift of Life’s Steps for Life Run&Walk is the only 5k in the DC area solely dedicated to raising awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants. Gift of Life uses funds raised at Steps for Life to add new donors to the worldwide bone marrow registry. Registering one volunteer donor costs $60, and it is thanks to the generosity of our supporters that we can continue our lifesaving work. 

- Kids Free (6 & under) Superhero Sprint include a cape and medal- 
- Certified and timed 5k with awards given to the top finishers- 
- Joyful meeting between a donor and bone marrow recipient for the first time.

Fletcher's Boat House is located 2 miles North of Key Bridge and 1 mile South of Chain Bridge, at the intersection of Reservoir Road and Canal Road. You will know you have reached the entrance to Fletcher's when you see the Abner Cloud House, an old stone building, which is adjacent to the canal.

From 495, take the Glen Echo exit. You will be on the Clara Barton Parkway. Follow the Clara Barton Parkway until it becomes Canal Road at Chain Bridge. Continue on Canal Road until the entrance of Fletcher's at Canal and Reservoir.

From 66 East, take the Rosslyn exit to Key Bridge. Take a left onto Canal Road after crossing over Key Bridge. Bear left at Foxhall to stay on Canal Road, and continue onward until the entrance of Fletcher's at Canal and Reservoir.


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