Some District Roads Closed for Race Sunday

Some streets in the District of Columbia will be closed Sunday morning for a road race, police said.

The Race for Respect 5K raises money and awareness to treat and research Down Syndrome. The race starts at 9 a.m. in the Freedom Plaza area and ends around 10:45 a.m.

Streets around Freedom Plaza will be closed starting at 5 a.m. They are expected to reopen at 12 p.m.

The following streets are affected:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 14th Street to 12th Street, NW
  • 13th Street, E Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

The race will proceed over the following route, D.C. police said:

  • East on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to 3rd Street, NW
  • South on 3rd Street to U-Turn prior to Virginia Avenue, SW
  • West on D Street to 4th Street, SW
  • North on 4th Street to Independence Avenue, SW
  • West on Independence Avenue to 7th Street, SW
  • U-Turn prior to 7th Street, SW
  • East on Independence Avenue to Maryland Avenue, SW
  • Northeast on Maryland Avenue to 3rd Street, SW
  • North on 3rd Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • West on Pennsylvania Avenue to 12th Street, NW (Finish and disband.)

For more information about the race, click here.

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