WEEKEND SCHEDULE

2021 Race Weekend Schedule

NOTE: The schedule is subject to change, as COVID-19 restrictions may require significant deviations from what appears below. We will update the schedule as soon as we get more firm information.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
National Building Museum

3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Expo open at National Building Museum (packet pickup for Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk closes at 7:45 P.M.) 3:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. – 7:45 P.M. Packet Pickup for Capitol Hill Competition open at National Building Museum Auditorium

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2021
National Building Museum

9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Expo open at National Building Museum (packet pickup for Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk closes at 4:45 P.M.)
9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. Packet Pickup for Capitol Hill Competition open at National Building Museum Auditorium

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2021
Washington Monument Grounds

5:00 A.M. Metro Service opens for 10 Mile and 5K runners, spectators and volunteers

6:15 A.M. 10 Mile and 5K bag check open

6:45 A.M. Corrals open

7:13 A.M. Navy Ceremonial Guard presents the Colors

7:14 A.M. Singing of the National Anthem by Jonny Hartwell

7:18 A.M. Advance start for elite women

7:22 A.M. Presentation of the Credit Union Miracle Day Charity Check

7:30 A.M. 10 Mile race starts: Elite male athletes & Yellow Wave #1 start

7:32 A.M. 10M Wave #2 (Red) is sent off

7:34 A.M. 10M Wave #3 (Blue) is sent off

7:39 A.M. 10M Wave #4 (Orange) is sent off

7:45 A.M. 10M Wave #5 (Green) is sent off

7:52 A.M.10M Wave #6 (Purple) is sent off

7:59 A.M. Last 10-Mile runner crosses the start line

8:00 A.M. 10 Mile starting line closes

8:09 A.M.  First Female 10 Mile Finisher

8:15 A.M. First Male 10 Mile Finisher

9:00 A.M. 5K Run-Walk starts on Independence Ave.

9:10 A.M. Runners not maintaining a 14 minute-per-mile pace must discontinue the run at this time to return to the start/finish area

10:00 A.M. Random awards start

10:05 A.M. 5K course closes

10:15 A.M. Formal Awards ceremony begins

10:18 A.M. All runners must be off the course at this time

10:20 A.M. 10 Mile Finish Line is closed

11:00 A.M. Bag Check Closes for both 10 Mile and 5K – All participant bags must be picked up by this time

8:00 P.M. 10-Mile and 5K results are posted on the Cherry Blossom website