VIP Program

Overview

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Enhance your race day experience today and upgrade to VIP!*

*Please note, there is no start line VIP for the 5K

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*Price is subject to increase at any time without notice.

VIP Participant Amenities

Parking & Transportation

Reserved VIP parking near the finish line area. The post-race only VIP package does not include a parking pass.

Half Marathoners who park at the finish line will need to use the DC Metro to get to the start line with service beginning at 7:00am.

Due to the DC Metro not being in service in time for start of the Marathon, Marathoners who park at the finish line will be provided one shuttle to the start line area at 5:30am ONLY.

You will receive a parking pass in your VIP packet with detailed directions to the reserved VIP parking area

*Parking pass is included for those who purchase the full day race VIP package only

 

VIP Shuttle

Post-race shuttle back to the start line

* Shuttle will make trips from the finish  line back to the start line every 30/45 minutes, from 9:30 am – 2:00pm (last trip at 2:00 pm)
* Length of time between trips may increase due to traffic during peak hours
* Please wait inside VIP for a staff person to escort you to the shuttle

Private VIP Area

Private VIP area located inside The Willard Intercontinental Hotel near the start line (The Willard is approximately 5 blocks from the start line)

Outdoor private VIP area in the finish line festival.

Continental Breakfast

Pre-race continental breakfast offering coffee, tea, fruit and assorted breakfast breads with spreads

Catered Buffet

Post-race catered lunch buffet

Post-Race Massage

Massages will be available post-race, limited to 10 minutes max per person and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Due to high demand, there may be a wait list during peak times.

Yoga Stretching

Post-race self-stretching area with yoga mats and foam rollers

Private Restrooms

Private indoor restrooms in the VIP area at the start, private portable toilets in the VIP area at the finish

Post-Race Changing Tents

Post-race men’s & women’s changing tent

Private Gear Check

Avoid the crowds with private VIP gear check located inside the VIP area.

VIP Bar

Post-race hosted VIP Bar offering Michelob Ultra, sodas and Gatorade

Post-Race Only VIP Package

Private VIP Area

Outdoor VIP area in the finish line festival open from 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

*Please note open/close times for VIP and plan accordingly

Private Restrooms

Private portable toilets in the VIP area at the finish

Catered Buffet

Post-race catered lunch buffet

VIP Bar

Post-race hosted VIP Bar offering Michelob Ultra, sodas and Gatorade

Massage

Massages will be available post-race, limited to 10 minutes max per person and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Due to high demand, there may be a wait list during peak times.

Changing Tents

Post-race men’s & women’s changing tent

VIP Shuttle

Post-race shuttle back to the start line

* Shuttle will make trips from the finish  line back to the start line every 30/45 minutes, from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm (last trip at 2:00 pm)
* Length of time between trips may increase due to traffic during peak hours
* Please wait inside VIP for a staff person to escort you to the shuttle

Terms & Conditions

  • All upgrades must be picked up at the VIP Booth during the Health & Fitness Expo. Please bring your photo ID. These materials will not be mailed or available on race morning.
  • On race week you will receive an email providing further VIP details.
  • One wristband is required for each person entering the VIP Lounge on race day, runners and spectators alike.
  • All purchases are final. No refunds or credits will be issued.
  • VIP Experience does not include race entry.
  • VIP is offered on Saturday only.
  • Timing, location, and amenities may be subject to change.

Still have questions? We’re here to help – contact our Customer Support Team

Purchase VIP Package

Full Day VIP Experience SOLD OUT

PURCHASE POST RACE VIP EXPERIENCE ONLY - $69.00*

Purchase the VIP Experience now before the price increases!

*Price is subject to increase at any time without notice.