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Directions

Hotel Accommodations

The Race for Every Child's host hotel is the JW Marriott, perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Washington, across from Freedom Plaza and moments from the National mall and the US Capitol.

Map & Directions

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Shuttle Update

All race participants are invited to use our free shuttles that will be running between Children’s National’s main campus at 111 Michigan Ave. NW and Freedom Plaza. Paid parking is available at our Sheikh Zayed campus.

Metrorail

We encourage event participants to use the metro to travel to and from Freedom Plaza. Please note that the metro will not open until 7:00 AM, so we encourage you to pick up your race packet in advance in order to avoid long lines and eliminate the possibility of missing the race start.

The closest metro stops to the Race Start Area (13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW) are:

  • Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange/Silver Lines)
  • Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Silver/Red Lines)

Check train times and information about shuttle service, parking, alternate routes, and track work at www.MetroForward.com or call 202-637-7000.

Driving

There is no exact address for Freedom Plaza. When using GPS, please use the intersection of 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

Parking

There are several parking garages and opportunities for street parking near Freedom Plaza. If you are driving, please leave extra time to park and walk to the site. Detailed parking garage information will be listed closer to race day.

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