Thank you for entering the 12th annual Potomac River Run Marathon and Half, Sunday, May 3, starting and finishing at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC

This message is the second of several over the next 2 weeks as you prepare for the marathon and half. This message corrects the missing links from our message earlier today.

Please, we ask you to review your registration information. Open http://www.active.com/send_confirmation_reciept.cfm?event_id=2129096 and enter your e-mail address.

  • If any of your information is incorrect, or
  • if you want to switch between half and full marathon, or
  • if you want to switch between 7:00 AM start and 8:00 AM start,
  • please use our one-page survey form | https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18mLarqnWRRFUyb5UL20Y6W2TB26OKHE8z_RCfbOUwuc/viewform

  • If you want to sign up for dinner with Gib Leonard of Buy A Brick Foundation, at Cosi Restaurant, 1801 North Lynn Street, Arlington VA, on Saturday, May 2, at 6:30 PM, for $10, or
  • if you want to sign up for the Red Top Cab ride leaving Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA, on Sunday, May 3, at 6:00 AM
  • please use our registration page | http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2129096

    MAPS:

  • Cosi Restaurant, 1801 North Lynn Street, Arlington VA | https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1801+North+Lynn+Street,+Arlington+VA
  • Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA | https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1401+Lee+Highway,+Arlington+VA
  • Georgetown Running Company, 3501 M Street NW, Washington DC | https://maps.google.com/maps?q=3501+M+Street+NW,+Washington+DC
  • Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC | https://maps.google.com/maps?q=4940+Canal+Road+NW,+Washington+DC
  • USATF-certified course map | http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=DC09005RT
  • Course GMAP | http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6428296

    Use our Facebook page about Potomac River Run Marathon to enable you to share rides and gossip | Join our Facebook page | https://www.facebook.com/groups/PotomacRiverRun

    On Thursday, April 30, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, at Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA - 3rd Floor- Washington Room. Please join us to stuff a few hundred bags and get your bib number and t-shirt early.

    On Saturday, May 2, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, pre-race packet pickup is at Georgetown Running Company, 3401 M Street NW, Washington DC (202-337-8628).

    On Saturday, May 2, at 6:30 PM, after packet pick-up ends, we settle down for dinner at Cosi Restaurant, 1801 North Lynn Street, Arlington VA, with guest speaker Gib Leonard, reporting on Buy A Brick Foundation's progress building clinics in Zimbabwe and their Stomp Out Malaria campaign.

    Get a good night's sleep, because tomorrow, we run.

    On race day, Sunday, May 3, packet pickup is open 6:15 AM to 7:45 AM on-site at Fletcher's Cove.

    On race day, Sunday, May 3, starting at 6:00 AM, we offer "Dawn Patrol" one-way Red Top Cab rides from Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA 22209, to Fletcher's Cove, for $5 (regularly $10).
    For the return trip, we have a professional driver who can take four passengers at any time back to Key Bridge Marriott.

  • At 7:00 AM, we start the non-competitive first section of the half and full marathon. We have special prizes for the first-place finishers male and female in the half and full who started at 7:00 AM
  • If you need an extra hour to finish, please join our Early Bird Start at 7:00 AM. You get the same medal, post-race refreshments, and finish certification, including a mailed certificate of your time suitable for framing and Framingham ... and Boston. You also get your medal and post-race picnic sooner. We want to ask as many runners / walkers as possible to join the Early Bird start.

  • At 7:30 AM, we host a laughing warmup led by Certified Laughter Leader Diane Cohen. Read about the program at www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/marathon/20150503-laughter.pdf
  • At 7:50 AM, Michael Creadon, trumpeter for Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, and 11-time Potomac River Run Marathon finisher, leads us in The National Anthem.
  • At 8:00 AM, we start the competitive half and full marathon.
  • We have special prizes for the first-place finishers male and female in the half marathon who started at 8:00 AM, and we have cash prizes $250-$150-$100 for the 1st-2nd-3rd finishers male and female in the full marathon who started at 8:00 AM

  • Our sponsors so far include Big Wheel Bikes, Dr. Myles Schneider of Annandale Foot and Ankle Center, Dunkin' Donuts, Falls Road Running Store, Georgetown Running Company, Glory Days Grill, Great American Restaurants, Mario's Pizza House, Metro 29 Diner, and Whole Foods Market of Arlington.
  • If your business wishes to sponsor the marathon, please see www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/marathon/sponsor.doc
  • You get your company name or logo on the t-shirt, your insert in our goodie bags, your ad on our web site ... what's not to love!

    Host Hotel: Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn, 1533 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington VA 22209-2701 (703-528-2222)

  • $159/night call 1-800-676-2959 toll-free, 703-528-2222 local Group Number M-1XKPICF -- Reserve by March 29.
  • Good restaurants are a short walk away, and a lovely running path starts at Key Bridge Marriott and goes 6 miles west with few road crossings.

    Post-race, we publish results at www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/20150503.html and send the results to Boston Athletic Association so you can qualify for 2016 Boston Marathon.

  • We are proud to be a 2015 Olympic Day event! See olympicday.fusesport.com
    OlympicDay

    We look forward to hosting you at the 12th annual Potomac River Run Marathon, celebrating World Laughter Day!

    Thank you!!!!! !!!!! !!!!! !!!!! !!!!! !.2
    Jay Jacob Wind, Director
    Potomac River Run Marathon
    racedirector@att.net
    703-927-4833

    PS Several entrants have asked about transfers. You can arrange a transfer, but please do it on-the-books, using our registration page | http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2129096 and select Transfer or Deferral from a previous race ($10), then specify the name of the transferror.