21½th annual ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute
Saturday, October 19, 2024
  • Start times
  • 8:00 AM FULL Marathon
  • 9:00 AM HALF Marathon

  • In memory of Dean Shulman
    (September 25, 1961 - May 8, 2012)

    Washington Post obituary
    In memory of Dean, from The Book of Jewish Common Prayer

    and in memory of Wendy Martinez (1983-2018)

    Wendy3 Wendy2

  • Register on-line for the races with
  • Register for the pre-race dinner at 6:15 PM at Big Tony's Pizzeria, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard (also) two doors west of Pacers, with lovely outdoor seating
  • Register for or Red Top taxi rides at 7:00 from Crystal City Marriott

  • Express Registration (No password required)

  • If you complete 21st Potomac River Run, 18th Abebe Bikila Day International Peace, and 21½th Potomac River Run (half or full marathon),
  • you are entered in SHF's 2024 Grand Prix Series
  • $100 cash award to anyone who completes all three SHF half or full marathons in 2024 - May 4, September 14, and October 19
  • You may enter changes between 8:00 AM FULL MARATHON and 9:00 AM HALF MARATHON or vice versa
    using this handy change form
  • Read our Transfer & Deferral Policy and Fee Disclosure
  • We make transfers or deferrals easy
  • Please understand that we do not issue refunds except for military deployment, deaths in the family, or airborn infectious disease

  • You may enter as a TRANSFER from another entrant or a DEFERRAl for just $10
    using the same on-line entry form
    On the historic C&O Canal Towpath  
    Start & finish at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC

    The Easiest Marathon in America -- Flat course, no road crossings, no turns

  • Open to
  • Questions?

  • Registration Medal
  • Benefits
  • 2026 Boston Marathon Qualifier

  • Course

  • Course elevation profile: -------------------------------
  • Keepers
  • Awards
  • Directions
  • Race-day on-site parking
  • Race-day off-site parking
  • Drop-off instructions
  • Logistics

  • Packet Pick-ups
  • Pre-Race Dinner
  • Host Hotel
  • Race-Day Announcer:

  • Race-Day Events