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Girls on the Run - DC 5K

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  • Girls on the Run - DC 5K:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Start Time
10:00 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$25 until May 15th/$30 until June 2
Location
Anacostia Park
Address
1900 Anacostia Drive SE
CITY
Washington
STATE/TERR
District Of Columbia
Zip
20020
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
202-531-7511
Description
Girls on the Run is a development program for girls, ages 8-13, in all 8 wards of Washington, DC. The program integrates running and training for a 5K with lessons about healthy living habits, self esteem and community service. The 5k celebrates the girls' accomplishments and is a festive event with families and community runners. Proceeds benefit the Girls on the Run - DC scholarship fund.
Directions

From the Baltimore-Washington Pkwy/295

Follow the Baltimore-Washington Parkway South toward Washington, DC.  Take the left lanes to 295 South, then stay to the center lane.  From 295, take the eastbound Pennsylvania Avenue exit. Take the first right onto Fairlawn Avenue. Go to the stop sign and turn right again on Nicholson Street to enter the park. Turn right to get to the skating pavilion and tennis court area.

 

From Interstate Route 395

Follow I-395 North into Washington, DC toward the Southeast-Southwest Freeway. Travel South on 9th Street to I-395 north. Stay left and follow the sign for I-295 south. Then follow the sign for Pennsylvania Avenue. Exit onto Pennsylvania Avenue. Cross the bridge. Take the first right onto Fairlawn Avenue. Go to the stop sign and turn right again on Nicholson Street to enter the park. Turn right to get to the skating pavilion and tennis court area.

 

From the Suitland Pkwy/South Capitol St.

Follow the Suitland Parkway west toward Washington, DC. Turn right at the 4th traffic signal onto Firth Sterling Avenue. Take the next left turn on Howard Road. When you approach the Douglas Bridge, the lanes will split and the park entrance is to the right. Turn right to get to the skating pavilion and tennis court area.

 

Using METRO

Take the GREEN line to Anacostia station. Exit towards to metro parking lot and follow sidewalk path and Enter park through the fence gate.

(2.18 miles/4mn from Anacostia Metro Station to Anacostia Park)

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