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Expo

Getting to the Expo

DC Armory
2001 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC 20003

METRO

We highly recommend the use of Public Transportation to get to the Health & Fitness Expo. Take the Blue, Silver, or Orange Lines to the Stadium/Armory Metro Station.

For pass purchases, please visit their website here!

DRIVING

During the Health & Fitness Expo, free parking will be available in RFK Stadium Parking Lot 6; parking lot entrance is located on Oklahoma Ave NE. Click here for driving directions.

Race Day Parking & Transportation

Transportation

Note that the marathon & 1/2 marathon have a different start time and the 5K has a different start time and location.

MARATHON

Start Time: 7:00am
Start Line: Constitution Avenue NW at 14th St NW
Finish Line & Festival: RFK Stadium Lot 3

Metro*
*PLEASE NOTE: The Metro does not open until 7:00am. Please refrain from using the metro as you will not make the Start of the event.

NEW! Shuttle Service MARATHON SHUTTLE SERVICE IS SOLD OUT!
For marathon participants only: A complimentary shuttle service will be provided pre-race from the Finish Line at RFK Stadium to the Start Line. YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR SEAT ON THE SHUTTLE by ordering your complimentary Shuttle ticket here.

Shuttle Service will run starting at 5:00am with the last shuttle departing for the Start at 5:30am.

Shuttles are strictly for marathon participants. You must show your MARATHON BIB to board the shuttle.

We apologize for the inconvenience, but, spectators and guests are not permitted.

5K

Start Time: 8:00am
Start/Finish Line: RFK Stadium Lot 3

Metrorail & Metrobus
Metrorail provides a safe, clean, reliable transit service throughout the Washington, DC area.  The Metrorail system has six color-coded rail lines: Red, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow, and Green. For more information and to purchase passes, visit their website here!

HALF MARATHON

Start Time: 8:30am
Start Line: Constitution Avenue NW at 14th St NW
Finish Line & Festival: RFK Stadium Lot 3

Metrorail & Metrobus
Metrorail provides a safe, clean, reliable transit service throughout the Washington, DC area.  The Metrorail system has six color-coded rail lines: Red, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow, and Green. For more information and to purchase passes, visit their website here!

Race Day Parking

Finish Line Parking

Parking will be available at RFK Stadium Lots 6 & 7. The charge per car is $16.50 (inclusive of a 10% convenience fee) and must be purchased online here. You will receive a confirmation email with a receipt of your purchase. Please make sure to bring your receipt for entry into the lot.

The lots will open at 4:00am.

MARATHON PARTICIPANTS ONLY

Because the Metro is not open early enough to transport you to the start line from the finish line parking location, a free shuttle service will be offered for Marathon Participants only. YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR SEAT ON THE SHUTTLE by ordering your complimentary Shuttle ticket here.

Please note: The purchase of a parking spot does not include a shuttle ticket. You must save your spot for the shuttle by ordering your ticket here.

Start Line Parking

Reserve your start line parking for the marathon or 1/2 marathon in advance and arrive on time, stress free!

To book convenient and affordable parking near to Constitution Ave, we recommend using SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot today, visit the SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% less than the drive-up rate.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code ROCKDC for an extra $5 off your first park!

Getting Around the City

Tips for Getting Around

Metrorail & Metrobus

Metrorail provides a safe, clean, reliable transit service throughout the Washington, DC area. The system is the second busiest in the United States, serving 91 stations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. The Metrorail system has six color-coded rail lines: Red, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow, and Green. The layout of the system makes it possible to travel between any two stations with no more than a single transfer. For more information and to purchase passes, visit their website here!

Taxis

A comprehensive network of taxi cabs and uberTaxis operates throughout Washington DC.

Uber

The DC Circulator gets rave reviews from residents and visitors alike. The bus is incredibly affordable at just $1 per ride, and travels along six specific routes designed for easy-on, easy-off access at points of interest throughout the District.  Explore neighborhoods such as Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Woodley Park/Cleveland Park,U Street and Capitol Hill with the Circulator. The bus even offers a dedicated National Mall route for super easy access to DC’s majestic lineup of monuments and memorials. Schedules for every route are available, and buses run every 10 minutes.

Walking & Biking Around DC

One of the best ways to experience Washington, DC is on foot. The city’s wide sidewalks meander past the inspiring monuments and museums found on the National Mall, as well as the intimate museums, world-class theaters and splendid gardens in the city’s collection of neighborhoods.

Of course, those who prefer to explore on two wheels will be happy to know that Capital Bikeshare has over 350 stations across DC, Virginia and Maryland. Its fleet includes more than 3,000 bicycles, and the system is easy: simply join (options range from a Day Key to a year-long membership) and you have access to bikes 24 hours a day. The first 30 minutes of each trip is free, with each additional half hour incurring a fee.

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