Learn about our USATF certified course!

The Run for Shelter 10K course is an out and back on Eisenhower Avenue which is flat and fast, except for one rise at the overpass near the start and finish. The course is USATF certified (VA -10004-RT).

The race is restricted to the north half of Eisenhower Avenue, which will be closed to traffic and manned by course marshals.

Fun runners will run on the same course, with an earlier turnaround point.

Start & Finish Location:

US Patent and Trademark Office, access from Eisenhower Avenue between Elizabeth Lane and John Carlyle Street. Start and finish will be in front of the Madison Building on Eisenhower Avenue. See start and finish points on the map below:


Free parking available in the East Garage, enter from John Carlyle Street. (Look for the signs to direct you into the building and to our location.

(See Street View of East Garage entrance on Google Maps.)