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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Race to End Women’s Cancer 8K

Friday, November 1, 2013

On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, the Race to End Women’s Cancer 8K will take place in the District of Columbia.  In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The staging area will be on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 13th Street to 14th Street, NW.  The street will be closed from 7:00 pm on Saturday, November 2nd until 3:00 pm on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013.

The Race start time will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic.




  • Start at 13th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • East on Pennsylvania Avenue NW to Constitution Ave NW
  • East on Constitution Ave to Louisiana Ave
  • Northeast on Louisiana Ave to D Street NW
  • East on D Street to First Street, NW
  • North on First Street to Columbus Circle NW
  • U-turn prior to Columbus Circle then south on First Street to US Capitol’s Police Barricade at C Street NW.  Turn around, westbound D Street to southwest Louisiana Ave NW
  • West on Constitution Ave to 3rd Street
  • South on 3rd Street to Independence Avenue SW
  • East on Independence Avenue SW to 2nd Street SW
  • South on 2nd Street to E Street, SW
  • West on E Street to 3rd Street, SW
  • North on 3rd Street to Independence Avenue SW
  • West on Independence Avenue SW
  • U-turn prior to 7th Street SW, and travel East on Independence Avenue SW to 3rd Street
  • North on 3rd Street and West on Pennsylvania Avenue NW to the start/finish line.

For more information go to 

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

Motorists could encounter possible delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes. 

The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation also wishes to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.