George Washington Birthday Marathon

  Start time: 10:00 AM
  Greenbelt, MD
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  • 42.2K / 26.2M (Marathon) — Road Run

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Welcome to the 2017 George Washington’s Birthday Marathon and Relay … Sunday, February 19, 2017

Information For Runners:
Race Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017. Start time: 10:00 a.m. for all runners.

Course: Three-loop course through Greenbelt, Maryland and the U.S.D.A. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. USATF-certified, Boston Marathon qualifier.

Relay option: three (or two) runners complete 9.7, 7.3 and 9.2 mile legs.

Aid stations: 13 aid stations at approximately two-mile intervals. Water and Gatorade at all; PowerGel at many.

Comfort Stations: facilities available at aid stations (except for 2.4-mile).

Time limit: 6½ hours (equates to a 14:53/mile pace). Solo marathoners must begin the third loop by 2:15 pm.

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