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Marine Corps Marathon announces traffic advisory for the weekend

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) reminds the public that the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Weekend Events will be running live and in-person on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 throughout Arlington, Virginia and the nation’s capital, causing some road closures and delays.

The MCM Kids Run will be the first running event of the weekend as aspiring runners journey through Long Bridge Park in Arlington on Saturday starting at 8:00 a.m. Over 20,000 runners will run either the MCM (26.2 miles), MCM10K (6.2 miles) or the MCM50K (31 miles) on Sunday, October 30. The MCM50K starts running at 7:15 a.m. and the MCM10K begins at 7:50 a.m. The marathon starts at 7:50 a.m. for wheeled participants, 7:52 a.m. for Duos and 7:55 a.m. for runners, with the last participants estimated to finish around 3:05 p.m. Significant delays should be expected.

Road Closures and Times:
The first closures can be expected on Saturday with a large number of temporary and rolling road closures throughout Arlington, Va. and Washington D.C. on Sunday:

Saturday, 29 October 2022

6:30 AM – 1:30 PM      S Ball St from 10th St S to 6th St S

6:30 AM – 1:30 PM      6th St S from Long Bridge Drive to S Ball St

6:30 AM – 1:30 PM      Long Bridge Drive from 12th Street to Boundary Channel Drive

*Access to the Aquatics Center is maintained via Boundary Channel Drive

4:00 PM – 3:00 AM      S/B Route 110 from Route 27 Exit Ramp to US Highway 1

Sunday 30 October 2022

3:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Lynn Street from 19th Street N to Langston Blvd

3:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Fort Myer Drive from 19th Street N to Langston Blvd

3:00 AM – 11:00AM     19th Street North from Lynn Street to North Nash Street

3:00 AM – 2:30 PM      S Rotary Road from S Fern Street to N-S Connector

3:00 AM – 3:00 PM      N/B HOT lanes from Seminary Road to 14th Street SW

3:00 AM – 5:00 PM      N Oak St from Clarendon Blvd to 17th St N

3:00 AM – 5:00 PM      N Kent St from 1691 N Kent St to Wilson Blvd

3:00 AM – 5:00 PM      Route 27 East and West bound lanes from I-395 to U.S. Highway 50

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Marshall Drive from North Meade Street to Route 110

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      North Meade Street from Marshall Drive to Lynn Street

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Marshall Drive from Route 110 to North Meade Street

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Route 110 from I-66 to U.S. Highway 1

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Wilson Boulevard from North Oak Street to Route 110

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Lynn Street from North Meade Street to 19th Street N

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Fort Myer Drive from North Meade Street to 19th Street N

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      North Moore Street from Wilson Boulevard to 19th Street

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      N Nash Street from Key Blvd to 17th Street N

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Fairfax Drive from N Pierce Street to Fort Myer Drive

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      17th Street N from N Oak Street to End

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Memorial Drive from Lincoln Circle to Arlington National Cemetery

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Washington Blvd from Columbia Pike to Memorial Circle

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Route 110 ramp from Washington Boulevard to Route 110

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Boundary Channel Drive from Route 110 to Long Bridge Drive

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      South Eads Street from South Rotary Road to 12th Street South

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      S Fern Street from S Rotary Road to 12th Street S

3:00 AM – 6:00 PM      Army Navy Drive from Hayes St South to 12th Street South

3:00 AM – 7:00 PM      Marine Corps War Memorial Access Road

3:45 AM – 2:00 PM      Jefferson Drive SW from 3rd Street SW to 15th Street SW

3:45 AM – 2:00 PM      7th Street NW from Constitution Ave NW to Independence Ave SW

3:45 AM – 2:00 PM      Madison Drive NW from 3rd Street NW to 15th St NW

3:45 AM – 2:00 PM      4th Street NW from Constitution Ave NW to Independence Ave NW

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Foxhall Road NW from MacArthur Blvd NW to Canal Road NW

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Clark Place NW from Q Street NW to Canal Road NW

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Reservoir Road NW from MacArthur Blvd NW to Canal Road NW

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Arizona Ave NW from Carolina Pl NW to Canal Road NW

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Georgetown Canal Road Entrance

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Canal Road NW from M St NW to Chain Bridge Drive

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Francis Scott Key Bridge (all lanes)

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    M Street NW from Canal Road NW to Wisconsin Avenue NW

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    35th Street NW from Prospect Pl NW to M Street NW

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    34th Street NW from Prospect Pl NW to Cady’s Alley

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Bank Alley from Prospect Pl NW to M Street NW

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    33rd Street NW from Prospect Pl NW to C&O Canal

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Potomac Street NW from Prospect Pl NW to M Street NW

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Wisconsin Avenue from M Street NW to K Street NW

6:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Grace Street NW from Wisconsin Ave NW to Potomac St

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    31st Street NW from Washington Harbor to South Street NW

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    30th Street NW from Washington Harbor to M Street NW

*Exit maintained for Georgetown Suites

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    29th Street NW from K Street NW to M Street NW

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Whitehurst Freeway from M Street NW to K Street NW

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    K Street NW from 34th Street NW to 25th Street NW

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    27th Street NW from K Street NW to I Street NW

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    I Street NW from 27th Street NW to Virginia Ave NW

6:00 AM – 11:00AM     E/B Langston Blvd from North Kirkwood Rd to N Lynn Street

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    N Nash St from E/B Langston Blvd. to Key Bridge

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    N Rhodes St from Key Blvd to Langston Blvd

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    N Veitch Street from 19th Street N to Langston Blvd

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    W/B Spout Run Parkway, from Langston Blvd to George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP)

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    S/B GWMP ramp to Key Bridge

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    N/B GWMP from I-395 to Spout Run Parkway

6:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Lorcom Lane from Spout Run Parkway to N Edgewood Road

6:00 AM – 11:30 AM    Fort Myer Drive from Key Bridge to Langston Blvd.

6:00 AM – 11:30 AM    Waterside Drive NW from Massachusetts Ave NW to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW

6:00 AM – 11:45 AM    Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (northbound) to Beach Drive

6:00 AM – 11:45 AM    Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW (southbound) from Shoreham Drive NW

6:00 AM – 11:45 AM    Shoreham Drive NW (southbound) from Calvert Street to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW

6:00 AM – 11:45 AM    Beach Drive NW from Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW to Calvert Street

6:00 AM – 11:45 AM    Virginia Avenue NW from New Hampshire Ave NW to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     F Street NW from New Hampshire Ave NW to Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     25th Street toward Potomac Parkway via thru F Street and within JFK

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Rock Creek Parkway and Potomac Parkway NW from Beach and Shoreham Drives NW to Ohio Drive

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     Parkway Drive closed from Rock Creek Parkway to Lincoln Circle

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     15th St S from S Eads St to S Bell St

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM     US Route 1 South from I-395 to 15th Street Exit

6:00 AM – 12:45 PM     East Basin Drive from Maine Ave SW to Ohio Drive SW

6:00 AM – 12:45 PM     Buckeye Drive from I-395 ramps to Ohio Drive SW

6:00 AM – 1:00 PM      Lincoln Circle from 23rd Street NW to 23rd Street SW

6:00 AM – 1:00 PM      West Basin Drive from Independence Ave SW to Ohio Drive SW

6:00 AM – 1:00 PM      17th Street from WWII Memorial to Independence Ave SW

6:00 AM – 1:00 PM      Ohio Drive SW from East Basin Drive SW to 23rd Street NW

6:00 AM – 1:15 PM      Independence Avenue from 15th Street SW to 23rd Street SW

6:00 AM – 1:15 PM      Maine Avenue SW from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue SW

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM      15th Street from Constitution Ave NW to Maine Avenue SW

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM      Independence Avenue from 4th Street SW to 15th Street SW

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM      12th Street SW from Independence AVE SW to Jefferson Drive SW

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM      12th Street NW from Madison Drive NW to Constitution Ave NW

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM      14th Street NW/SW from Constitution Ave NW to I-395

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      Long Bridge Drive from 12th Street to Boundary Channel Drive

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      10th St S from Long Bridge Drive to S Ball St

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      S Ball St from 10th St S to 6th St S

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      6th St S from Long Bridge Drive to S Ball St

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      12th Street from Eads Street to Crystal Drive

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      Crystal Drive from 12th Street to S 23rd Street

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      15th St S from S Bell St to Crystal Dr

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      18th Street S from S Bell Street to Crystal Drive

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM      20th Street S from S Bell Street to Crystal Drive

6:00 AM – 5:00 PM       Ft Myer Dr between Key Bridge and E/B Langston Blvd

6:00 AM – 6:00 PM      N Nash St between E/B and W/B Langston Blvd

6:30 AM – 12:30 PM     Independence Avenue SW from Maine Avenue SW to Ohio Drive

6:30 AM – 1:00 PM      1st Street from Constitution Ave NW to Independence Ave SW

6:30 AM – 1:00 PM      Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 3rd Street NW to 1st Street NW

6:30 AM – 1:00 PM      Maryland Avenue SW from 1st Street SW to 3rd Street SW

Transportation:
The metro will be opening at 5:00 a.m. on event morning, except for the Arlington National Cemetery station which will open at 8:30 a.m. MCM and MCM50K participants taking the metro are encouraged to use the Pentagon or Pentagon City stations. There will be signage and volunteers to help direct. If you are staying in a Rosslyn hotel and need to access the baggage trucks, it is recommended to take the Rosslyn metro down to the Pentagon stop.

MCM10K participants should take the metro to the Smithsonian, L’Enfant Plaza or Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter stations for easy access to the start line located in the National Mall.

The six stations south of Ronald Regan National Airport will still be closed due to construction. However, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will be operating shuttles at a rush hour capacity starting at 5:00 a.m. to transport runners from these stations. If driving from south or southwest, it is recommended to park at an orange line station, such as Ballston, and take the metro in to the Pentagon or Pentagon City stations. More information is available here.

 

Parking and Shuttle Information:
There is free parking available at the underground lot of 23rd and Crystal Dr on Saturday and Sunday. A shuttle will run between the parking garage and Long Bridge Park from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the MCM Kids Run.

A shuttle will transport runners to the MCM and MCM50K Runners Village Gateway from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. A shuttle will also be available at the Finish Festival to transport individuals back from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Additional parking can also be found at the Fashion Centre of Pentagon City for a discount. Click here to purchase your parking at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City garage for $10 all day on October 29 and 30 (50% off normal price).

A limited number of entries remain for the MCM Kids Run and MCM10K. Interested runners can register at marinemarathon.com.

Further event information can be found at marinemarathon.com.

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