Marathon #56 and 57!, New "state": DC!
1. Checking off the District! I've already done NM but this is my first official D.C. marathon since the 50-stater club counts the Marine Corp Marathon as Virginia.
D.C. Race RUNdown...
Sun Trust National Marathon ~ Saturday March 26, 2011. (D.C.) 7:00am Marathon Start
District of Columbia ~ Downtown at the RFK stadium
Registration Fees: $100
Year Running: 6th
Races Available: Marathon, Half-Marathon, 3-person HM relay... Currently available at the expo: Marathon and half marathon registration only!!!
2011 Expected Field: 15000 cap for all races
2010 Field: 2,325... Females: 804 ... Age Group: 219 (F25-29)
2009 Avg. Finish Time: 4:11:22
Certified Course/BQ Certified?: Yes/Yes
Cutoff Time and Early Start Option: No early start. There is a 6.5 hours limit and a 5:15 requirement to register.
Weather Update: It will be in the low 30's at the start and MAY hit the 40's by the end of my run. I was hoping for something warmer but this will have to do.