TRANSPORT

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 8; parking lot entrance is located on Oklahoma Ave NE. Click here for driving directions.


 

Race Day Parking & Transportation

MARATHON: 

Start Time: 7:00am
Start Line: Constitution Avenue NW at 14th St NW
Finish Line & Festival: Armory Mall and 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.

Free Shuttles will be available for Marathon participants offering transportation from RFK Stadium Lot 8 to the start line at 14th and constitution. 

Note: 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 at 4:00 a.m.The first shuttle will depart no later than 5:05 am and the last shuttle will depart at 5:45 am. 

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

Reserve A Seat
 
 

5K: 

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

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

 

HALF MARATHON: 

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

Metrorail

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

Options:

  1. RKF Stadium parking
  2. SpotHero city parking

 


 

RFK Stadium parking

Click here to purchase RFK Stadium parking.

 


 

SpotHero

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

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