Getting to the Expo

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


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!


During the Health & Fitness Expo, free parking will be available in RFK Stadium Parking Lot 8; parking lot entrance is located on Oklahoma Ave NE. Click here for driving directions.

Race Day Parking & Transportation


Start Time: 7:00AM
Start Line: Constitution Avenue NW at 14th St NW
Finish Line & Festival: Armory Mall and Lot 3

  • Free Shuttles will be available for Marathon participants offering transportation from RFK Stadium Lot 8 to the start line at 14th and constitution. 
  • Runners are required to reserve a seat on the shuttle, and show their bibs to get on. Family members will be permitted to join them. 
  • Shuttles will arrive at RFK Stadium, Lot 8A.
  • The first shuttle will depart no later than 5:05AM and the last shuttle will depart at 5:45AM. 

Click here to see shuttle venue diagram and shuttle directions from RFK to the start. 

Reserve A Seat

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.


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

Take the Blue, Silver, or Orange Lines to the Stadium/Armory Metro Station.


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


  • Start Line: Federal Triangle or Smithsonian Stations
  • Finish Line: Stadium/Armory Metro Station

Race Day Parking

Finish Line Parking

The finish venue is located in the area surrounding RFK Stadium and the DC Armory. Parking is available for runners and spectators in Lot 8. 

Free Shuttles will be available for Marathon participants offering transportation from RFK Stadium to the start line.

Start Line Parking


  1. RKF Stadium parking
  2. SpotHero city parking

RFK Stadium parking

Click here to purchase RFK Stadium parking.


Reserve your parking in advance and get there 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 book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

To reserve your parking spot today, visit the United Airlines Rock‘n’Roll Washington DC Marathon & Half Marathon SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off the drive-up rate.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone| Android app.

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!


A comprehensive network of taxi's operates throughout Washington D.C.


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 MorganDupont 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 he 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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