DC Area Race Calendar
Edison High School track
5801 Franconia Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22310 Map
The Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon is a point-to-point race. The trail is made of pavement, dirt, and crushed stone. The race course will descend about 1400′. The 9:00 am race start is located on the rail trail below First/Front Street in Thomas, WV. The race finish is in Parsons, WV. At 8:00 am, a bus will transport runners from Parsons to the race start in Thomas.
RACE ENTRY WILL CLOSE AT 200 RUNNERS!
C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock MD between Mile post 10 and 11 and finishes at the same place.
Sunday, September 19, 6:00 AM -7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.
Start/Finish & Parking
-Directions to Parking can be found using Google Maps
-Parking is available in the parking area near the start/finish line.
-Five aid stations along the course.
-10 Mile runners pass aid stations five times.
-20 Miler pass aid stations ten times (approximately every two miles).
-Each aid station has water and Gatorade.
-First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.
Enjoy autumn at the U.S. National Arboretum during FONA’s Fall 5K. This race will take you past garden collections brightly colored with fall foliage, over tree-lined rolling hills, and along streams winding their way to the Anacostia River.
This race is not only scenic, but also safe and secure. All roads are closed to cars during this race so you can safely enjoy running or walking through this 450-acre urban green space. Strollers and dogs are welcome, but dogs must stay on a 5′ non-retractable leash.
Early-Bird Pricing through Sunday, October 16th (midnight): $40, includes a race t-shirt with registration
Standard Pricing begins on Monday, October 17th: $50, race t-shirt not included