Run in Washington DC - Highlights
Distance : 11.3km / 7mi (*9km/5.6mi)
Elevation : flat, low
Rotation : coutnerclockwise
Parks/Pedestrian : 8,2km (ca 72%)
Urban constraints : low
Suggested start : Smithsonian Castle / as any urbirun route, you can start wherever you want. Watch for the route rotation direction.
Public transportation : Smithsonian Station - Underground Blue, Orange and Silver lines
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Skyscrapers free, industries and chimneys free, Washington is a clean and green city. Official federal style buildings, museums (free entrance), border the long and wide National Mall Esplanade, topped by the Washington Monument, from Capitol Hill to Lincoln Memorial. Explore the heart of american politics, power, history and culture, and run our most pedestrian tour. For sure you'll run with eyes wide open, and probably meet some of the 300'000 federal staff, 80'000 lobbyist, and 400'000 lawyers, some of whom are runners.
*Alternative route : 9km, without running around the Capitol and without the Library of Congress
You'll be able to select between different distances during your run.
NB : if you are unsure, check your position on the map and the track.
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