Transportation and Maps

Course Map - This flat, fast course offers gorgeous springtime views of our nation's capital.

Metro - Opens at 7 AM. Federal Triangle or Metro Center (exit at 13th Street).


Parking - The Reagan Building parking garage is open 24 hours. It can be accessed on 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues. The fee is $13.

The National Place Garage, located at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, on 13th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and F Street, is open 24 hours.  The daily rate is $15.

The Colonial Parking Garage at 1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, (Willard Hotel) located betwen 14th and 15th Streets, is open 24 hours. All parking is valet. Up to 4 hours of parking is $26 and the daily rate is $32.

Spot Hero is offering Race for Hope participants a $5 discount off their parking on race day. Visit their website to book a nearby garage in advance and enter the code HOPEDC

Driving Directions - Get to the Race no matter where you are coming from.

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FROM MARYLAND AND NORTH OF DC
1. ROUTE #I- 95 SOUTH
2. Pass Capital Beltway (I-495)
3. EXIT #22 - BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON PARKWAY
4. EXIT RIGHT TO ROUTE #50 WEST - TOWARD WASHINGTON
5. Becomes New York Avenue
6. Continue about 10 miles
7. LEFT ON 4TH STREET, NW
8. RIGHT on E STREET, NW
9. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is located across from the National Theater.

FROM SPRINGFIELD AND SOUTH OF DC
1. ROUTE #95 NORTH
2. EXIT ROUTE #395 NORTH
3. EXIT 12TH STREET, NW
4. Stay in Left Lane
5. LEFT ON E STREET, NW
6. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is located across from the National Theater.

FROM BALTIMORE AND EAST OF DC
1. BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON PARKWAY - ROUTE #295 TOWARD WASHINGTON
2. EXIT RIGHT TO ROUTE #50 WEST - TOWARD WASHINGTON
3. Becomes New York Avenue
4. Continue about 10 miles
5. LEFT ON 4TH STREET, NW
6. RIGHT on E STREET, NW
7. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is across from the National Theater.

FROM SOUTH ARLINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA
1. RTE #1 NORTH OR #I-395 EAST
2. EXIT (Or from Route #I-395 Continue) ONTO 14TH STREET BRIDGE INTO DOWNTOWN D.C.
3. Freedom Plaza will be on your right.

FROM ANNAPOLIS AND THE EASTERN SHORE AND ROUTE #50
1. ROUTE #50 WEST TOWARDS WASHINGTON
2. Becomes New York Avenue
3. Continue about 10 miles
4. LEFT ON 4TH STREET, NW
5. RIGHT on E STREET, NW
6. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Ave. at 13th. Freedom Plaza is across from the National Theater.

UPPER MARLBORO, ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE AND SUITLAND AREA
1. SUITLAND PARKWAY WEST
2. EXIT ROUTE #395
3. Follow signs toward Maine Avenue and Richmond/Downtown exit)
4. EXIT 12TH STREET NW - DOWNTOWN
5. LEFT ON E STREET, NW
6. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is located across from National Theater.

FROM FREDERICK, GAITHERSBURG, WEST OF DC
1. ROUTE #270 SOUTH
2. At the Beltway - Route #495, follow the signs to Northern Virginia
3. Cross Bridge.
4. EXIT RIGHT TO GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKWAY.
5. EXIT RIGHT AROUND TO THEODORE ROOSEVELT BRIDGE ON LEFT
6. STAY IN MIDDLE LANE TO CONSTITUTION AVENUE
7. Go 12 blocks.
8. LEFT ON 12TH STREET, NW
9. LEFT ON E STREET, NW
10. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is located across from the National Theater.

FROM UPPER DC, CONNECTICUT AVENUE OR 16TH STREET
1. SOUTH TO H STREET, NW - OR FROM 16TH STREET SOUTH TO K STREET, NW
2. RIGHT ON 13TH STREET, NW
3. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is located across from the National Theater.

FROM FAIRFAX, NORTHERN VIRGINIA SUBURBS, AND ROUTE #66
1. ROUTE #66 EAST TOWARD DC
2. CONTINUE STRAIGHT ONTO THEODORE ROOSEVELT BRIDGE
3. STAY IN MIDDLE LANE TO CONSTITUTION AVENUE
4. LEFT ON 12TH STREET, NW
5. Go two blocks
6. LEFT ON E STREET, NW
7. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is across from the National Theater.

FROM GEORGETOWN and KEY BRIDGE
1. M STREET, NW, EAST
2. M STREET BECOMES PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AS IT ANGLES OUT OF GEORGETOWN
3. LEFT ON 17TH STREET, NW
4. Go one block
5. RIGHT ON H STREET, NW
6. RIGHT ON 13TH STREET, NW
7. E Street becomes Pennsylvania Avenue at 13th. Freedom Plaza is on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the National Theater.

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