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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.


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 or call 202-637-7000.


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


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.

Children’s National & Colonial Parking® have partnered to offer discounted parking to the Race for Every Child runners and attendees, via online reservations. To reserve your guaranteed parking space, click here.