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About The Potomac River Run Marathon
The Potomac River Run Half Marathon, to be held on 4th May 2024 in Washington DC, is a race that seamlessly combines the thrill of running with the spirit of making a difference. As a half marathon runner, this event promises to be an experience like no other.
What sets this race apart is its purpose – supporting the Walking Warriors, an organization dedicated to eradicating breast cancer. By participating, runners not only challenge themselves physically but also contribute towards groundbreaking research, improved treatment, and assistance for those affected by breast cancer in Maryland, DC, and Virginia.
The course itself is a 13.1-mile route that meanders through the enchanting streets of Washington, DC. As you run alongside the iconic Potomac River, you’ll be captivated by the city’s rich history and inspiring landmarks. From the breathtaking Lincoln Memorial to the solemnity of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, every step will be infused with the vibrant energy of this remarkable city.
The weather in early May in Washington DC is typically perfect for a race. With temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to low 70s Fahrenheit, the weather will be mild, ensuring comfortable running conditions. As the spring blossoms adorn the city, the scenic beauty will provide an exquisite backdrop for your race-day experience.
Lastly, imagine crossing that finish line with a contagious sense of exhilaration and achievement. With your every stride, you join a community of dedicated individuals, determined to conquer breast cancer. So lace up your running shoes, join us on 4th May 2024, and let’s race together to create a future where breast cancer is but a distant memory.