The Washington DC event is the 26th tour stop in the international series of entertainment themed marathons and half-marathons. The series, which started in San Diego in 1998, has become a fundraising powerhouse for charity endurance-training programs, such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society® and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® who have raised in excess of $266 million through the series since 1998.
Dates, Times and LocationsMarathon - March 16, 2013
Health & Fitness Expo - March 14-15, 2013
Thursday, 12-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Health & Fitness Expo, DC Armory, 2001 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC. The free event features more than 50 exhibitors displaying the latest running shoes and apparel, nutritional information and fitness trends.
8 a.m. National Marathon, Rain or Shine. C Street at 19th Street, Washington, DC.
Finish Line & Finish Line Festival - E. Capitol Street at Armory Mall, Washington DC.