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    Mar
    31
    Fri
    9:30 am Volunteering at Cherry Blossom Expo @ National Building Museum
    Volunteering at Cherry Blossom Expo @ National Building Museum
    Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Sign up here to volunteer with TRDC at the Cherry Blossom Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, March 31, from 9:30am-2pm. The Expo is part of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom race weekend and takes place at the National Building Museum (401 F Street NW). Our volunteer assignment for this year is t-shirt set-up. All volunteers will be provided a long-sleeve volunteer t-shirt as well as a transferable, guaranteed entry to the 2018 Cherry Blossom race (entry fee not included). If you are unable to volunteer on Friday morning but would like to visit us at the Expo, we would love[...]
    Apr
    1
    Sat
    all-day No Saturday Practice
    No Saturday Practice
    Apr 1 all-day
    There will be no Saturday practice this weekend so that runners can rest up in preparation for the Cherry Blossom 10 miler or 5K on Sunday, April 2! 
    Apr
    2
    Sun
    6:45 am Cherry Blossom 10 Miler & 5K Run
    Cherry Blossom 10 Miler & 5K Run
    Apr 2 @ 6:45 am – 11:00 am
    Join us for one of the premier races of the TRDC season at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile & 5K Run on Sunday, April 2! WHEN:  – 10 Miler – Arrive at 6:45am; Race starts at 7:30am – 5K – Arrive at 7:45am; Race starts at 8:40am   WHERE:   We will meet at the Course Marshals Tent on the Cherry Blossom Race grounds near Madison Drive & 14th Street NW DC.   TRANSPORTATION:  Metro: You can take the Metro (Blue and Orange lines) to the Smithsonian Mall stop, which is .25 mile from the staging area on the Washington Monument Grounds. Other possible stops include L’Enfant Plaza (Blue,[...]

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    RACE CALENDAR

    FEATURED RACES:

     

    OTHER POTENTIAL RACES – for individual mentor-mentee pairs

     

    RACES COMPLETED

    VETERAN’S DAY 10K: We were 36 students, accompanied by 38 mentors and running leaders. We were prepared, and we ran strong. All students who started the race completed the race.

    • When: Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:00 am
    • Where: West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin
    • Parking and Metro. There is no parking on Ohio Drive in West Potomac Park. There is no parking along Independence Avenue at any time. Look for side street parking north of Constitution Avenue NW between 18th & 23rd Streets NW. Metro opens at 7am on Sunday. Please consider having a friend drop you off at 23rd & Constitution Avenue NW before the run, then ride Metro home. The closest metro stop to the event site is Foggy Bottom/GWU on the orange and blue lines. The stop is located at 23rd & H Streets NW. If you ride Metrorail to the event, walk south along 23rd Street past the State Department and Lincoln Memorial. Pass on the east side of Lincoln and look south to the Potomac River. That park adjacent to the river is the race staging area.

    JINGLE ALL THE WAY 8K.

    • When: Sunday Dec. 9, 2012 @ 9:00 am
    • Where:Freedom Plaza. Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 12th and 13th Street.
    • Parking and Metro. Take the Blue or Orange Line to Federal Triangle. The Federal Triangle station is directly across the street from the start/finish line. Parking is available on surrounding streets. Do not park on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.

    ST. PATRICK’S DAY 8K.

    • When: Sunday March 10, 2013 @ 9:00 am
    • Where: Freedom Plaza. Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 12th and 13th Streets.
    • Parking and Metro. Take the Blue or Orange Line to Federal Triangle. The Federal Triangle station is directly across the street from the start/finish line. Parking is available on surrounding streets. Do not park on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.
     
    BALLOU INTERNATIONAL 5K
     
    • When: Saturday March 23, 2013 @ 9:00 am (best guess)
    • Where: Ballou Senior High School, 3401 4th St SE Washington, DC
     
    CREDIT UNION CHERRY BLOSSOM TEN MILER & 5K – OUR PREMIER RACE FOR 2013.
    • When: Sunday April 7, 2013 @ 7:30 am
    • Where: Washington Monument Grounds
    • Parking and Metro. take the Blue or Orange line to the Smithsonian Mall stop, which is .25 mile from the staging area on the Washington Monument Grounds.

     PUBLIC SERVICE 5K.

    • When:  Sunday May 5, 2013 @ 8 am
    • Where:  Anacosita Park
    • Parking and Metro.  FREE Parking is plentiful at Anacostia Park. Please park your vehicle at the northern end of the park near the Skating Pavilion; please note that you must arrive before 7:30 a.m. The closest Metro station (Potomac Ave on the Orange-Blue lines) is about a 20-minute walk from the start/finish area.

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