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Pink-Filled Streets For The Race For The Cure

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Avon Walk for Breast Cancer participants on Wisconsin Avenue in Tenleytown.
Nathasha Lim
Avon Walk for Breast Cancer participants on Wisconsin Avenue in Tenleytown.

Nearly 40,000 participants took part in this year’s 5K race that aims to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer.

If you’re planning on venturing into the District, be aware of the following street closures:

  • North on 7th Street, N.W. to Constitution Avenue
  • West on Constitution Avenue to Virginia Avenue
  • Northwest on Virginia Avenue to C Street
  • Southwest on C Street to 20th Street
  • South on on 20th Street to Constitution Avenue
  • East on Constitution Avenue to 15th Street
  • South on 15th Street to Jefferson Drive, S.W.
  • East on Jefferson Drive, S.W. to 7th Street
  • South on 7th Street to Independence Avenue, where they will disband
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