Roosevelt Run 5K

329 North Manchester Street
Arlington, VA 22203

Running > 5k

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Event Description

·      Awards to top 3 overall and age group winners (M/F)

·      Flat and scenic over boardwalk and paved trail

·      Showcases Potomac River

·      Includes post-race refreshments and awards

·      Start line is a short walk from Rosslyn Metro on the Blue/Orange Line

·      Park in Rosslyn or Georgetown or on-site at Theodore Roosevelt Island

·      Low-key event, Limited to the first 50 entrants

·      Accessible by car only from NORTHBOUND George Washington Memorial Parkway

·      Accessible by foot or bicycle from trailhead of Mount Vernon Trail, at Rosslyn end of Key Bridge

        (GPS address 1201 Lee Highway)    ·     Look for a small green sign that says MOUNT VERNON TRAIL ->

·         Follows Mount Vernon Trail under Roosevelt Bridge, & Memorial Bridge to Navy-Marine Memorial and back

·         Run past Theodore Roosevelt Island and Franklin Roosevelt Memorial in West Potomac Park on other side of the river

Event details and schedule

    • 5:45 PM to 6:15 PM – Sign-in           If you have not pre-entered. Please bring your own pen.


    • 6:30 PM – Roosevelt Run 5K           Start at Theodore Roosevelt Island parking lot

                                                                 Run out'n'back on Mount Vernon Trail, alongside George Washington Memorial Parkway,

                                                                       from Theodore Roosevelt Island, over the boardwalk, alongside Potomac River, under Memorial Bridge,

                                                                       almost to Navy-Marine Memorial with the seagulls, north of 14th Street Bridge

                                                                 Turnaround there and run back to start line

                                                                 Much of the trail is in sight of West Potomac Park,

                                                                      site of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and Martin Luther King Memorial

                                                                 On Mount Vernon Trail, always stay to the right for safety

                                                                 The trail is open to other users, including bicycles. Be courteous to other trail users

                                                                 We don’t use bib numbers. Instead, when you finish, we hand you a card

                                                                 Write your name, gender, age, city, and approximate time on the card and drop it in the finish card box


    • 7:15 PM – Results and awards         Refreshments when you finish – results and awards on-site post-race

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