SLR June 2 - Marymount Chain Bridge - 7AM Start time!

Hello Saturday Runners!

It begins: 7:00 AM Start time! This Sat, June 2nd, we will be running the Marymount Chain Bridge Loop Route. The listed route mileage is 14 miles. Check the cue sheet and map for full details.

Please thank Robyn Bernardy for our post-run Beverages. Fortunately people have been stepping up for post-run drinks and we should be covered through August.  However, now that we are entering the hot and humid summer weather, we will be needing mid-run beverage stop volunteers.  I posted the dates of need on the SLR website. Email if you can help out.

I will be out one more Saturday but back next week.  Steve "Big Guy" Easley will be getting things started this Saturday. We continue to meet at the park at 1300 Arlington Blvd., though things are in motion to get us moved back to the normal SLR starting point at Iwo Jima.  Stay tuned for updates.

Directions: Go through Rosslyn and take Custis Trail West, just after crossing bridge over Spout Run Pkwy, turnoff sharp left, go under bridge and turn left on bike trail to Lorcum Lane. Right on Nellie Custis Dr (hill), becomes Military Rd. 400 meters after Marcey Street, by fire hydrant, turn left into Zach Taylor Park. Take trail up hill through park. Trail opens on two roads (Vermont and Vernon), cross and stay on paved trail. Turn left on 26th, running by Marymount College, right on Old Dominion, veer right on Glebe Rd. Take right on N. Old Glebe Rd, staying right of white church, just past Military road follow green bike route signs, turn right on Old Glebe and quick Left on N. Randolph, take steep hill down to Chain Bridge and cross on left side, now take walkway on left to C&O Canal towpath. Return towards Georgetown next to the water (bathroom at Fletcher's boat house). At the end of Georgetown, take right on Rock Creek Trail, taking Memorial Bridge back to Iwo Jima.

Mileage Options:

  • 9: Continue on Military Road to N. Old Glebe Rd. (Don't turn left into Park), cutting off the Marymount college portion, return to Iwo Jima via Key Bridge
  • 11: Continue on Military Road to N. Old Glebe Rd. (Don't turn left into Park), cutting off the Marymount college portion, return to Iwo Jima via Memorial Bridge
  • 12: Do route as written but return to Iwo Jima via Key Bridge
  • 17: After you get back, do a loop from Rosslyn, over Key Bridge, past Kennedy Ctr and back via Memorial Bridge for about 3 extra miles

Happy Running!

-- Erik


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