The registration lottery for the 2017 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run is currently open! Cherry Blossom is a flat, fast, beautiful course, and it is arguably the most popular race in Washington DC. The race starts in front of the Washington Monument, and the course goes over the Memorial Bridge, under the Kennedy Center, around the Tidal Basin, and down to the end of Hains Point, before returning to finish at the same place it started in front of the Washington Monument.
There is also a 5K option for those who don’t feel up to running the full 10 miler. The entry fee is $43 for the 10 miler and $33 for the 5K (plus $4 and change in convenience charges). The lottery will remain open until 11:59PM on Monday, December 12. The race is on Sunday, April 2 at 7:30am.
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