Alumni Run to Close Some Streets

The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the Alumni Run 5K/10K scheduled for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Street closings around Freedom Plaza will start on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm, and will reopen on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at approximately 3:30 pm. The hours for the race will be 8:30 am to 11:00 am. The race route is as follows:

  • Form on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 13th Street, NW
  • East on Pennsylvania Avenue to 3rd Street, NW
  • South on 3rd Street to Maryland Avenue, NW
  • Southwest on Maryland Avenue to Independence Avenue, SW
  • West on Independence Avenue to 7th Street, SW
  • U-Turn prior to 7th Street, SW
  • East on Independence Avenue to 4th Street, SW
  • South on 4th Street to D Street, SW
  • East on D Street to 3rd Street, SW
  • South on 3rd Street to U-Turn prior to Virginia Avenue, SW
  • North on 3rd Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • West on Pennsylvania Ave to 12th Street , NW (finish and disband)
  • **Some runners will repeat the race route to complete the 10k

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible. The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events. These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.

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