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Top Reasons to Participate in the 2020 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & Half Marathon

Runners taking part in the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon and Half Marathon

Cast your vote and take the race into your own hands during the 2020 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon.

Rock DC in 2020 for a special edition event where the race will be entirely in the runner’s hands.

1 Special Edition Year!

Runners participating in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

Join us for Election Year and cast your vote on everything from the medals to the music on course!

2 New Courses

Runners participating in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

In 2020, we’re bringing you an all new 5K course and an updated marathon course!

3 ROCK OUT

Band playing during the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon as runners go past in Washington, DC

Our race is filled with live bands and DJs on course and at the finish line!

4 Run for a Reason

Troops honoring soldiers during the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

The race’s wear blue mile honors our fallen soldiers. Volunteers line the street to create a living memorial featuring American flags and photos of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

5 Participate in the Military Challenge

Runners participating in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

Are you a current or past member of the military? Participate in the Military Challenge and see how you compare.

6 Run a half marathon that stays entirely within the District.

Runners participating in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

Get a first-class tour of DC with the only half marathon that stays within city lines for the duration of the run.

7 Landmark-lined course

Runners running along Constitution Avenue and the National Mall in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Washington, DC

Get ready to run through a monumental course. You’ll be able to see the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument and other DC landmarks.

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