Potomac River Run Marathon

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On the historic C&O Canal Towpath  

The easiest full marathons and half marathons in America -- FLAT and FAST!

  • Competitive (9:00 AM) marathon median times:
  • On 05/07/2017, median time was 3:41:12
  • On 11/20/2016, median time was 3:40:07
  • On 09/10/2016, median time was 4:25:15
  • On 05/01/2016, median time was 3:57:48
  • On 11/15/2015, median time was 3:48:32
  • On 09/12/2015, median time was 3:40:37
  • On 05/03/2015, median time was 3:56:52
  • On 11/16/2014, median time was 3:46:58
  • On 09/13/2014, median time was 3:44:33
  • On 05/04/2014, median time was 4:12:18
  • On 11/17/2013, median time was 3:57:56
  • On 09/14/2013, median time was 3:38:54
  • On 05/05/2013, median time was 3:40:52
  • On 11/18/2012, median time was 4:00:37
  • On 05/06/2012, median time was 3:57:36

    Rewarding!

  • Our 3 marathons each offer $1000 in competitive cash prizes
  • ($250 for 1st place overall M/F, $150 for 2nd M/F, $100 for 3rd M/F)
  • Great goodie bags, colorful high-performance t-shirts by SportScience®> performance t-shirts, and lovely medals by Dan Kain Trophies
  • Gift certificates for top 3 M/F in 10-year age groups
  • A $100 cash prize to anyone who completes all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2018
  • We congratulate Laura Partridge of Alexandria VA and Lisa K. Speeder of Lorton VA for finishing all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2016 to win $100 each!
  • We congratulate Moges Abebe of Crofton MD and Robert Richie of Takoma Park MD for finishing all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2015 to win $100 each!
  • We congratulate Deepak Kumar Gupta of Laurel MD and William John Menda of Alexandria VA for finishing all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2014 to win $100 each!

    READ WELL! VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

    www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/marathon

  • 15th annual     POTOMAC RIVER RUN MARATHON  
    Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM
    Celebrating World Laughter Day
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    In support of
    BuyABrickFoundation's campaign to

    StompOutMalaria

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    11th Abebe Bikila Day
    International Peace Marathon & Half

    Saturday, September 16, 2017

    9:00 AM competitive start

    8:00 AM non-competitive start
    if you need more than 5 hours to finish

    C&O Canal Towpath at
    Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road, Washington DC

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  • Running barefoot,
    Abebe Bikila
    won the 1960 Olympic Marathon
    Rome, Italy,
    September 10, 1960
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  • Past years' results

  • In memory of
    Dean Shulman (1961-2012)
    14½th annual
    POTOMAC RIVER RUN MARATHON & HALF
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM

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  • 2017 complete information and registration
  • 2016 official results - November 20, 2016 | 9:00 AM marathon awards
  • 2016 official results - November 19, 2016 | 10:00 AM half marathon awards
  • 2015 official results - November 15, 2015 | 9:00 AM marathon awards
  • 2015 official results - November 14, 2015 | 10:00 AM half marathon awards
  • 2014 official results | 9:00 AM marathon awards
  • 2013 official results | 9:00 AM marathon awards
  • 2012 official results | 9:00 AM marathon awards