DC Roads Reopened After Rock ‘n' Roll Running Events

More than 24,000 runners took over the streets of Washington, D.C. on Saturday, March 12 for the Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Marathon and ½ Marathon.

The runners hail from all 50 states and 47 countries, and the event features live bands and fanfare positioned at every mile along the route, finishing at RFK Stadium with a free post-race concert headlined by Tower of Power.

There were road closures throughout the city from 6 a.m. to about 3 p.m. All streets have since reopened and the marathon has ended, according to D.C. police.

Streets along the earlier miles of the routes will open earlier than roads along the end of the routes.

Major closures are included below:
• Constitution Avenue from 9th St. NW to 23th St. NW
• Arlington Memorial Bridge
• Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from Lincoln Memorial Circle to Shoreham Dr. NW
• Calvert Street NW from Shoreham Dr. NW to Adams Mill Rd. NW
• Harvard Street NW from Columbia Rd. NW to 5th St. NW
• North Capitol Street NW (southbound) from Bryant St. NW to K St. NE
• H Street NE from 4th St. NE to 13th St. NE
• East Capitol Street from 3rd St. SE to 13th St. SE
• South Capitol Street from Firth Sterling Ave. SE to Douglass Bridge Access Road
• Anacostia Drive SE from Douglass Bridge Access Road to Nicholson St. SE
• East Capitol St. SE from Minnesota Ave. NE to 19th St. SE

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