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Sporting Events of the National Cherry Blossom Festival


See the schedule of sporting events that are a part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival including soccer, rugby and running.

  • Cherry Blossom Soccer Tournament
    Date: March 29-30, 2014
    Time: 8 am – 2 pm
    Location: Polo Fields on the National Mall/West Potomac Park – Ohio Drive & West Basin Drive, SW

    Forty eight recreational teams of mostly DC area young professionals will compete in a soccer tournament organized and managed by District Sports in association with D.C. United.
  • Cherry Blossom Festival Rugby Tournament
    Date: April 5-6, 2014
    Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Location: Rosecroft Raceway - 6338 Rosecroft Drive Ft. Washington, MD

    More than 40 teams compete in the Invitation-only Rugby Tournament featuring the best teams from across the United States in Men’s club, College Men and Women’s Division, as well as High School teams.
  • Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk
    Date: April 6, 2014
    Time: 7:15 am - noon
    Location: Washington Monument Grounds (15th and Jefferson Dr., SW).
    The event includes a 10 Mile Run, 5k Run Walk, and 1k Kids Run. The course crosses Memorial Bridge, continues on Rock Creek Parkway to just past the Kennedy Center, loops the Tidal Basin and circles Hains Point. World-class runners compete for $40,000 in prize money and lead over 12,000 others.
The annual spring festival includes more than 200 special events and performances. See the Calendar of Events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival

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