Washington, DC

Roosevelt Island (Parkrun)

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Just off the Mount Vernon Trail is Roosevelt Island, a memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President. The park has several trails on a designed landscape. A statue of the President sits just over the bridge. The island is accessed by footbridge near the Rosslyn metro station.
The island is also site which hosts a weekly Parkrun, Saturdays 9am. The course is run on a mixture of packed earth paths, gravel paths, causeway and all weather planking through the wetlands. Course Description. (Source: Parkrun)

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Essentials
  • Parkrun is 5k
  • The run starts on the main path about 100 meters south of Roosevelt's statue.
  • Metro: Rosslyn. Then take footbridge