Reasons to Rock DC

You really don’t have to be a political buff to enjoy an adventure to Washington, DC. The official list is truly endless, but these reasons to ROCK DC are why you should make United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon a stop on your 2017 running journey:

Historic Start Line- Start your race on Constitution Ave in front of the Smithsonian Museum and National Mall.

Reasons to Rock DC: Constitution Ave. Start Line

National Monuments –  breathtaking views on course including Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and section of the Capital Hill Historic District.Reasons to Rock DC: Lincoln-Memorial

Swag – We know you love the bling! Receive a sweet finisher medal and hip tech tee (Check out 2016’s medal below!)

Reasons to Rock DC: Finisher Medals

Spring Fever – this is the perfect race to get your spring season fired up and away from the gloomy winter days!

Reasons to Rock DC: National-Monument

Smiles All Around – Don’t believe us? Check out last year’s highlights to see for yourself!
Reasons to Rock DC: Crossing the Finish Line

You’ve got to get to Washington DC yourself to see the city up close for yourself–don’t just take our word I for it, see the political and cultural capital of America on foot.