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Metro to Open Early for Weekend Cherry Blossom Run

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    Friday's rain should clear out just in time for folks to enjoy all the events going on this weekend for the Cherry Blossom Festival. News4's Megan McGrath is live from the Tidal Basin with a look at what to expect this weekend. (Published Friday, April 4, 2014)

    Metro will open two hours early this weekend for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K run-walk.

    Metro says it will open at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day of the marathon. The first runners will start at 7:20 a.m.

    Metro says four stations are within a mile of the start line near the Washington Monument. Those stations are: Smithsonian, L'Enfant Plaza, Metro Center and Archives.