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Marine Corps Marathon

Marine Corps Marathon

Washington, DC, USA | Sunday, October 28, 2018

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MarathonSunday, October 28, 20187:55am
10KSunday, October 28, 20189:15am
Kids RaceSaturday, October 27, 20189:30am

 

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Why We Love It

Washington DC, the capital of the United States, is named after First President George Washington and is at the center of American politics, history, and democracy. It is home to the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court and many International Embassies, making it a focal point of the U.S. government. As a cultural and educational hub, many of the city's attractions are free, including museums, monuments, and numerous parks and green spaces for recreational outdoor activity.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

The White House

This iconic location, once set on fire by the British during the War of 1812, is the President's residency and primary work place. Tours can be arranged, but must be made at least one month in advance and reserved through a member of congress.

Smithsonian Institute

The world's largest museum and research complex that operates many museums, galleries and exhibits including the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American History Museum, the National Zoo, and many others. And it's all free!

National Mall

One of the busiest locations in DC, this open green space serves to honor and celebrate the committment to democracy. It is home to historic monuments and buildings such as the U.S. Capital Building, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, MLK Jr. National Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the World War II Memorial.

National Archives Museum

A display of historically significant and patriotic documents including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

Average Temperature

High - 67°F (19°C) Low - 48°F (9°C)

Transportation

Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
5 mi (8 km) from downtown

Train

Washington Union Station (WAS)
Located downtown

Accommodations

Fairfield Inn DC Downtown6.4 mi (10.3 km) from start/finish
Embassy Suites DC Convention Center3.6 mi (5.8 km) from start/finish
Embassy Row Hotel3.3 mi (5.3 km) from start/finish
Donovan House3.6 mi (5.8 km) from start/finish
Courtyard DC Foggy Bottom2.3 mi (3.7 km) from start/finish
Courtyard DC Convention Center5.3 mi (8.5 km) from start/finish
Capitol Hill Hotel5.6 mi (9.0 km) from start/finish
Hampton Inn DC White House2.7 mi (4.3 km) from start/finish
Hampton Inn Washington Downtown6.4 mi (10.3 km) from start/finish
Hilton Garden Inn Courthouse Plaza1.6 mi (2.8 km) from start/finish
Hilton Garden Inn DC Downtown3.3 mi (5.3 km) from start/finish
Hotel Helix3.7 mi (5.9 km) from start/finish
Hotel Monaco Washington DC3.7 mi (5.9 km) from start/finish
Hotel Palomar Washington DC2.7 mi (4.3 km) from start/finish
Hotel Rouge3.5 mi (5.6 km) from start/finish
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill5.8 mi (9.3 km) from start/finish
Loews Madison Hotel3.3 mi (5.3 km) from start/finish
Marriott DC at Metro Center5.2 mi (8.4 km) from start/finish
Residence Inn Arlington Ballston3.9 mi (6.3 km) from start/finish
Residence Inn DC Downtown3.3 mi (5.3 km) from start/finish
The Quincy Hotel Washington DC2.9 mi (4.7 km) from start/finish
The Westin Arlington Gateway4.4 mi (7.1 km) from start/finish
The Westin DC City Center3.7 mi (5.9 km) from start/finish
W Washington DC3.0 mi (4.8 km) from start/finish