ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute 19½th annual Potomac River Run Marathon & Half, in memory of Dean Shulman and Wendy Martinez



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Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal Towpath, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington, DC

o  Sponsored by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute 

o  If it hurts, call ACE-PT first at 703-205-1233


  • Course

Event details and schedule

  • Start Times
  • The 8 AM marathon is a Boston qualifier
  • Awards
  • $250 to 1st, $150 to 2nd, $100 to 3rd overall M/F in the 8 AM Full Marathon
  • SHF awards to 1st, 2nd, 3rd by 10-year age-group M/F in the full and half marathons
  • This race is the third of Safety And Health Foundation's 2022 Grand Prix
  • $100 cash award to everyone who finishes all 3 of SHF's full or half marathons in 2022
  • Directions
  • Fletcher's Cove is two miles west of Georgetown at 4940 Canal Road NW
  • From Georgetown, take M Street NW westbound
  • Cross Foxhall Road
  • M Street NW becomes Canal Road NW
  • Continue west for two miles to stoplight at Reservoir Road
  • CAEREFULLY turn left down ramp to upper parking for 85 cars
  • When upper parking is filled, turn right into tunnel under C&O Canal
  • At end of turn, turn left to parking for 200 cars
  • If all parking at Fletcher's Cove is taken, turn RIGHT up Reservoir Road to free parking on-street and at The River School
  • Parking
  • We have about 285 free parking spaces
  • Please carpool or use our Facebook page to share a ride
  • Drop-off instructions
  • Parking is limited at Fletcher's Cove
  • If you can get someone to drop you off, the best place is at the top of the ramp leading down to Fletcher's Cove
  • Don't drive down the ramp to drop off passengers -- you'll get stuck trying to drive back up the ramp
  • Thus we can avoid a traffic jam on the ramp
  • From there, it's a short walk across a footbridge to the start line
  • Logistics
  • Packet 
  • Pick up your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag pre-race
  • Goodie bag assembly and early packet pickup:
  • Help us assemble bib numbers and goodie bags, and get your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag early on Thursday, September 29, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, ACE Physical Therapy, 2841 Hartland Road #401, Falls Church VA
  • Pre-race packet pickup:
  • Friday, September 30, 12:00 noon to 5:45 PM, Pacers Running Store, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA, across the street from Clarendon Metro, free parking at Trader Joe's if you buy something -- includes late registration
  • Race-day packet pickup: Saturday, October 1, on-site from 7:15 AM to 8:45 AM
  • Race-day packet pick-up is on-site at picnic tables at Fletcher's Cove
  • You may pick up someone else's bib number and packet if you bring along a signed note or a printed e-mail message from your friend
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