Monday Night Runs

Please note: Monday Night FootMall is held every week, other than on Federal holidays or otherwise noted.

This free weekly run is a great way to get in some additional mileage to add to your total for the week. This out-and-back run is an especially attractive option for dark winter evenings, as it is a well-lit and transited route, much of the surface is soft gravel, and it is mostly flat with two good training hills. All paces are welcome. Most weeks the run is led by Coaches Sasha and Jay.


We begin by meeting and stretching in the lobby of Potomac Plaza Apartments, a block and a half away from the Foggy Bottom metro, at about 6:30 pm. At 6:45 pm, we head out down Virginia Avenue toward the Lincoln Memorial, loop up and around the Capitol Building, and then head back to Potomac Plaza Apartments for a total distance of 6.5 miles. Those who want a shorter run may instead loop around the Washington Monument, for a total of 3 miles, or take advantage of several other turnaround points along the Mall for a different total mileage.

Upon return to Potomac Plaza at around 8:00, sometimes we proceed on foot to 51st State Tavern, on Pennsylvania and 25th Street, for 50-cent tacos and $2.75 Buds or whatever your choice of beverage, or to Chadwick's on the waterfront in Georgetown, for half-price burgers and beer. You may leave dry clothes at Potomac Plaza to change into after the run.

Maps of the FootMall route and the Foggy Bottom meet up location are below:

FootMall Route

Foggy Bottom Meet-Up Address: (at the intersection of Virginia, New Hampshire, 25th, and H)
In the lobby of Potomac Plaza Apartments
2475 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

By metro: a block and a half away from the Foggy Bottom metro stop.
By car: street parking is relatively easy to come by along H, New Hampshire and 24th street.  

51st State Tavern
Chadwicks in Georgetown

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Reminder: Monday Night FootMall now starts at 6:45pm

The FootMall is on for tonight, starting at 6:45pm.  Hope to see you there!
 

Monday Night FootMall 11-18-13 at 6:45PM

As announced at previous runs, we begin our winter schedule for the FootMall this Monday, Nov. 18.  We will leave out of Potomac Plaza Apts. at 6:45PM.  Hope to see you there!

 

No Monday Night FootMall on May 27

Due to the federal holiday, we will not have the FootMall tonight.  Happy Memorial Day!  Coaches Jay and Sasha

 

No Monday Night FootMall March 4

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to take the rare step of cancelling the Monday night run for tonight.  Always watch this space on Monday in case there are last-minute updates.  See you next week!  Coach Jay
 

No FootMall on Presidents' Day, Feb. 18

As announced last week, due to the Presidents' Day holiday, there will be no FootMall tonight.  See you next week!  Coach Jay
 

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