Thank you for entering Potomac River Run Marathon & Half.

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Keep up the good training! Stay healthy! We look forward to welcoming you this weekend!

BIG CHANGE: Now we offer much more convenient packet pick-up times and locations. Our old location had no Metro access and no nearby parking

Help us assemble bib numbers and goodie bags, and get your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag early on Thursday, November 12, 5:00-9:00 PM, at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street South, Arlington VA 22204 (703-228-0946)

Pick up your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag pre-race and assist at goodie bag assembly:

o Thursday, November 12, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street South, Arlington VA - Please help with goodie bag assembly for at ;east one hour before you pick up your packet

o Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14, 3:00 PM 6:00 PM, PACERS RUNNING STORE, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA, across Clarendon Boulevard from Clarendon Metro. Find free parking at Trader Joe's if you buy something

o Late registration is available on Thursday or Friday for the half marathon on Saturday.

o We regret that the half marathon and full marathon on Sunday is sold out. If you want to move from the non-competitive half marathons on Sunday to the competitive half marathon on Saturday, with overall cash prizes and age group awards, please use the handy change form.

o For the half marathon on Saturday, November 14, starting at 10:00 AM, if you can't join us on Thursday, November 12, or Friday, November 13, you may pick up your bib number, goodie bag, t-shirt, LED light, and BPA-free water carrier, on race day, Saturday, November 14, before the race from 8:45 AM to 9:45 AM

o For the half and full marathon on Saturday, November 15, starting at 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM, or 9:00 AM, if you can't join us on Thursday, November 12; Friday, November 13; or Saturday, November 14, you may pick up your bib number, t-shirt, and goodie bag (plus LED light and BPA-free water carrier, for paying customers only) on race day, Sunday, November 15, before the race from 6:15 AM to 8:45 AM

o We are grateful to PACERS RUNNING STORE for welcoming us on Friday and Saturday.

o 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

o Race-day packet pick-up is on-site at Carderock Recreation Area, eastern (left-hand) parking area picnic shelter

o If you want to change your start time or distance, you MUST use this handy form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18mLarqnWRRFUyb5UL20Y6W2TB26OKHE8z_RCfbOUwuc/viewform

WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROCESS ONLINE CHANGE REQUESTS AFTER WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, AT 8 PM

AFTER THAT, WE PRINT BIB NUMBERS, SO YOU CAN CHANGE DATE / TIME / DISTANCE only in person on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday

If you want to change on race day, please inform the registrar when you pick up your bib number on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday

We will also have a change chart on the timing table at the start / finish line. No, you can't run a 1:50 marathon. We'll know it's a half marathon.

-- Thank you
-- Jay Jacob Wind, director
-- Safety And Health Foundation