Virtual Run Tips from our Friends at Potomac River Running

If you are local to the DC-area, The runners at Potomac River Running have passed along the following suggestions for possible places to do your Virtual Runs:

  • Around Hains Point, Washington, DC (no mile markers), a single circuit crossing over on Buckeye Dr. is approximately 3 miles
  • Mt Vernon Trail, Arlington and Alexandria, VA both north and south of Alexandria, approximately 18 miles (features mile markers)
  • C&O Canal Georgetown, DC to Cumberland, MD - 180 miles (features mile markers)
  • Capital Crescent Trail, Georgetown, DC to Bethesda, MD - 11 miles (features markers every half mile)
  • W&OD Trail. Arlington, VA west of Leesburg and Purcellville - approximately 40 miles (features markers every half mile)
  • Rock Creek Parkway, Washington, DC, closed Saturdays and Sundays (until 7:00 p.m.) between Broad Branch Road, NW and Wise Rd; between Wise Road and the Maryland state line, approximately 3 miles (no mile markers)
  • Beach Drive Trail, Bethesda, MD to Lake Norbeck, MD - 13 miles (mile markers every half mile)

As everyone hunkers down due to COVID-19, we would like to encourage our runners to support our retail sponsor, Potomac River Running. It is a small, family-owned business which, like so many "mom and pop" stores, is being hit hard by the COVID-19 retail restrictions. So if you will be shopping online during your down time, consider making your running related purchases at Potomac River Running (