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    Abebe Bikila Day
    International Peace Marathon & Half

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    Abebe Bikila Day
    International Peace Marathon & Half
    Saturday, September 12, 2020


    ACTUAL RACES:

  • Our volunteers were delighted to serve, although to a much smaller crowd
  • Aid stations:
          • At the start / finish line for timing at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC
          • At Lock 5 for bottled water
          • At Lock 10 for bottled water

  • We ran the certified course as mapped below
  • You can go to this survey form to register for free
          • for 13.1-mile half marathon or 26.2-mile marathon at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC, Saturday, September 12, at 9:00 AM, with medals post-race.
          • FIELD LIMIT 25, NO CONTACT, only limited support on the course

  • Please use THIS FORM to defer your registration to a 2021 race
  • If you choose to defer to 2021, we will send you a free-entry code and instructions to enter your 2021 race

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

  • Running barefoot, Abebe Bikila won the 1960 Olympic Marathon
    Rome, Italy, September 10, 1960

    Wearing shoes, he again won the 1964 Olympic Marathon
    Tokyo, Japan, October 21, 1964 (photo below)

    Read everything about Abebe Bikila's victory Abebe Bikila
    Abebe Bikila


    Abebe Bikila Day 2018 shirt

    Those were the feet
    that accomplished the feat
    of conquering the street
    that ran through Rome
    who robbed his home
    where they sacked
    the obelisk -- but he won back

    © 2018 by Karla McDuffie and SHF
    Abebe Bikila Medal
  • 2019 Race-day photography by Chessie Photo is on-line now
    ChessiePhoto

  • Race director Jay Jacob Wind interviewed
    on Embilta Radio
    Embiltaradiologo.jpg
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  • Future years' dates:
          • September 11, 2021
          • September 10, 2022
  • Results
  • Complete OFFICIAL 2020 results

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2019 results | Awards
  • Sent Sunday, September 8, 2019, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2018 results | Awards
  • Sent Sunday, September 9, 2018, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2017 results | Awards
  • Sent Monday, September 18, 2017, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2016 results
  • Sent Monday, September 12, 2016, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2015 results
  • Sent Monday, September 17, 2015, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2014 results
  • Sent Monday, September 15, 2014, to Boston Athletic Association

  • Complete OFFICIAL 2013 results

  • 2006-2012 - This event was a half marathon in past years
  • Photos

  • Original Course Maps:

  • T-shirt & Medal Design:


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    Results:

  • Complete results of past years:

  • 2020 results

  • 2019 results | Awards
  • 2018 results | Awards
  • 2017 results | Awards
  • 2016 results
  • 2015 results
  • 2014 results
  • 2013 results
  • In previous years, the race was just a half marathon.
  • 2012 results | Photos by Karla McDuffie & other photos
  • 2011 results
  • 2010 results
  • 2008 results
  • 2007 results | Photos by Karla McDuffie
  • 2006 results (October 22) | Photos by Karla McDuffie
  • 2006 results (July 16)