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2013 Marine Corps Marathon Route And Road Closures

Runners start the Marine Corps Marathon, in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. More than 30,000 people participated in the marathon 2012.
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Runners start the Marine Corps Marathon, in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. More than 30,000 people participated in the marathon 2012.

About 30,000 people are expected to participate in the 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 27. The event will shut down several streets in D.C. and Northern Virginia, and Metro will open at 5 a.m. to accommodate runners and spectators.

Marathon runners should use the Pentagon station to access the start line through Runners Village in the Pentagon North Parking lot. Runners participating in the MCM10K can access their start line by exiting at the Smithsonian station. Arlington Cemetery station on the Blue Line will not open until 8:30 a.m., after the official MCM start. On event day, this station may only be used to access the finish area or to leave post-race.

The Marine Corps Marathon will begin at 7:40 a.m. for the wheelchair and hand cycle participants. Runners will start 7:55 a.m.

See here for an interactive map of the course. Additional information can be found on the Marine Corps Marathon website.

The following roads will be closed during the marathon:

  • 4 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Marshall Drive from North Meade Street to Route 110
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., North Meade Street from Marshall Drive to Lynn Street
  • 4 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Route 110 from I-66 to Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Wilson Boulevard from North Nash Street to Route 110
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Lynn Street from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fort Myer Drive from North Meade Street to Lee Highway
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., North Moore Street from Wilson Boulevard to Lee Highway
  • 4 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 19th Street North from Lynn Street to North Nash Street
  • 4:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Route 110 ramp from Washington Boulevard to Pentagon North parking
  • 5 a.m.-1:07 p.m., Jefferson Drive SW from 3rd Street SW to 14th Street SW
  • 5 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Madison Drive NW from 15th Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • 6:30-11:30 a.m., Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (northbound) to Beach Drive
  • 6:30-11:30 a.m., Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (southbound) from Shoreham Drive NW
  • 6:30-11:30 a.m., Shoreham Drive NW (southbound) From Calvert Street to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW
  • 6:30-11:30 a.m., Beach Drive NW from Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW to Calvert Street
  • 7-10 a.m., Lee Highway (eastbound) from Lynn Street to North Kirkwood Street
  • 7-10 a.m., Spout Run Parkway from Lee Highway to George Washington Parkway
  • 7-10 a.m., George Washington Parkway from Spout Run to Arlington Memorial Circle Drive
  • 7 a.m.-12 p.m., Key Bridge (all lanes)
  • 7:35 a.m.-1:17 p.m., 14th Street SW from Jefferson Drive to northbound HOV lanes
  • 7:35-8:20 a.m., Seventh Street from Madison to Jefferson Drive
  • 7:35 a.m.-2 p.m., HOV lanes from 14th Street SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street
  • 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., South Eads Street from South Rotary Road to Army Navy Drive
  • 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Army Navy Drive from South Fern to 12th Street South
  • 7:47-10:36 a.m., M Street NW from Canal Road NW to Wisconsin Avenue NW
  • 7:48-10:40 a.m., Wisconsin Avenue from M Street NW to K Street NW
  • 7:49-10:45 a.m., K Street NW from Wisconsin Avenue NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW
  • 7:49-10:45 a.m., 27th Street NW from K Street NW to I (Eye) Street NW
  • 7:49-10:45 a.m., I (Eye) Street NW from 27th Street NW to Virginia Ave NW
  • 7:50-11:04 a.m., Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW from K Street NW to Independence Avenue
  • 7:52-11:05 a.m. Lincoln Circle from 23rd Street NW to 23rd Street SW
  • 7:53 a.m.-12 p.m. Ohio Drive SW at West Potomac Park from Independence Avenue SW around East Potomac Park to Maine Avenue SW
  • 7:30-10 a.m., 15th Street South from Crystal Drive to Eads Street
  • 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 12th Street from Army Navy Drive to Crystal Drive
  • 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Crystal Drive from 12th Street to 23rd Street
  • 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 23rd Street from Crystal Drive to North Clark Street
  • 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., South Clark Street from 23rd Street to 12th Street
  • 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., South Fern Street from Army Navy Drive to South Rotary Road
  • 8 a.m.-3 p.m., South Rotary Road from South Fern Street to Columbia Pike
  • 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Columbia Pike from South Rotary Road to Washington Boulevard on-ramp
  • 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Boulevard from Columbia Pike to Route 110 off-ramp
  • 8:02 a.m.-12 p.m., Maine Avenue SW from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue SW
  • 8:03 a.m.-12:25 p.m., East Basin Drive from Maine Avenue to Ohio Drive
  • 8:06 a.m.-12:28 p.m., Independence Avenue SW from Maine Avenue SW to Ohio Drive SW
  • 8:13 a.m.-12:35 p.m., 15th Street NW/SW from Constitution Avenue NW to Maine Avenue SW
  • 8:15 a.m.-12:55 p.m., Third Street; Pennsylvania Avenue to Maryland Avenue SW
  • 8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m., Pennsylvania Avenue NW from Third Street NW to East Capitol Circle
  • 8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m., First Street; Pennsylvania NW to Maryland Avenue SW
  • 8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m., Pennsylvania Avenue NW from Third Street NW to East Capitol Circle
  • 8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m., First Street, Pennsylvania NW to Maryland Avenue SW
  • 8:17 a.m.-12:52 p.m., Maryland Avenue SW from South Capitol Circle to Third Street
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