Weekend runs to close roads
Roads throughout the District will be closed Saturday because of the Suntrust Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon and Carefirst Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon.
Closures will span from the races’ starting lines at RFK Stadium through all four quadrants of the city, including downtown and the neighborhoods of Foggy Bottom, Capitol Hill, Anacostia and Columbia Heights.
The races will start at 8 a.m. and are expected to end by 2:15 p.m. Road closures will begin at 7:20 a.m. the day of the events.
Organizers said an estimated 24,000 runners and walkers will participate in the races, along with many more spectators.
Motorists are being urged to take Metro.