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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Monday Night Footmall 3/28/11

Hi Runners,

We are on for tonight at 7:15. Please note that Coaches Jay, Sasha, and myself will be unable to make it. If you have a question about the route, pacing, etc., just ask another runner! Have a good run.

Kyle

 

Monday Night Footmall 3/21/11

Hey Runners,

It looks like the thunderstorms will hold off until after our run tonight. See you at 7:15!

Kyle

 

Monday Night Footmall 3/14/11

Monday Night Footmall is on for tonight. We should have good weather and even a bit of daylight for the beginning of our run! See you at 7:15.

Kyle

 

Monday Night Footmall 3/7/11

The run is on for tonight. See you then!

 

Update on Monday Night Footmall 2/28/11

As of now, the run is happening. We'll see what the weather is doing at 7:15, but it looks promising. 

 

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