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 marathon median times:
  • On 05/06/2018, median time was 3:42:46
  • On 10/28/2017, median time was 4:07:19
  • On 09/16/2017, median time was 3:59:32
  • 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 2019
  • We congratulate Caitlin vonStein of Centennial CO, Olga Livingston of Vienna VA, Leonard Clark, Jr of Herndon VA, and Matthew John Perkins of Washington DC for finishing all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2018 to win $100!
  • We congratulate Tom Hinds of Washington DC for finishing all 3 SHF full or half marathons in 2017 to win $100!
  • 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

  • 16th annual     POTOMAC RIVER RUN MARATHON  
    Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 8:00 AM FULL MARATHON and 9:00 AM HALF MARATHON
    Celebrating World Laughter Day
    Laughter

    In support of
    Buy A Brick Foundation's campaign to

    StompOutMalaria

    ZimbabwePhoto
    Buy A Brick Foundation delivered race t-shirts to children in Zimbabwe
    while visiting Artemisia annua farmers in its Stomp Out Malaria program

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    13th Abebe Bikila Day
    International Peace Marathon & Half

    Saturday, September 7, 2019

    8:00 AM FULL MARATHON

    9:00 AM HALF MARATHON

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

  • Complete information
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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)
    16½th annual
    POTOMAC RIVER RUN MARATHON & HALF
    Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00 AM FULL MARATHON and 9:00 AM HALF MARATHON

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  • 2019 complete information and registration will be available soon
  • 2017 official results - October 28, 2017 | Awards
  • 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