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Holiday Lights Run - 2017

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Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

999 9th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20001

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Event: Holiday Lights Run 2017

Where: Renaissance DC Hotel - 999 9th Street, NW

When: Thursday Evening, December 14, 2017

Timeline: Runners arrive between 5:30 pm and 6:15 pm; announcements in courtyard around 6:30 pm, runners will leave in waves based on pace groups between 6:35 pm and 6:45 pm. Return to hotel around 8 pm for drinks/food in Presidential Sports Lounge (in hotel) with lots of raffle prizes!

Important Question and Answers:

Is there parking at the hotel or nearby? Closest metro station?

There is street parking and parking lots nearby hotel for various prices. The closest metro station is Gallery Place/Chinatown - a few blocks away.

Where should runners go when they arrive at the hotel?

Runners should head to the back of the Hotel to the Fireview Room – there will be signs in the lobby directing you to that location.

What to expect when you arrive?

When you arrive to the Fireview room, you will check in, confirm your registration, get a raffle ticket, pick up several gifts provided by DC Capital Striders, drop off toy (if you choose to bring one) for Salvation Army and then head to the courtyard out back for further instructions.

What is the pace of the run?

We will split into pace groups, starting at 8 minute miles to 13 minute miles. You will see pace group leaders in the courtyard with signs, go to that group. There may be two groups for your pace, each group should have around 20 runners.

What is the distance of the run?

The distance is approximately 4.5 miles.

What is the course?

Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/washington-d-c-dc/holiday-lights-run-2013-route-316415935

Will their be food/drinks afterwards?

Yes! Runners are encouraged to head to the Presidential Sports Lounge, right off the Fireview room for drink and food specials after the run.

Will there be an area to store my coats/bags?

There will be, but runners are encouraged to try not to bring a lot of stuff. DC Capital Striders, nor the Renaissance DC Hotel will be responsible for anything that may be lost or stolen during this event. Please leave valuables at home and if need, run with them.

How much does the event cost? Will I get anything?

The cost of the event will $20. Yes!! We have lots of gifts for each attendee.

Can I sign up day of the event?

No, you will need to purchase your ticket for the event BEFORE the event.

Where is the money going?

Our main beneficiary will be St Jude Children's Research Hospital - https://www.stjude.org/

What is the deal with Salvation Army? Should I bring a toy with me?

We would love you to! The Holiday Lights Run each year has partnered with the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. Staff from Salvation Army will be at the run to take a New, Unopened and Unwrapped toy for both males and females ages 3 to 13 from you. These toys will be given to needy families in Washington DC for the Holiday Season.

What will you will be raffling?

DCCS has received a lot of donations from various vendors for the event, including gift cards for free running shoes, discounts on various fitness related products, gift cards/certificates for various restaurants, and other goodies!!!

Watch the News Story Last Year on WUSA Channel 9 - http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/dc/holiday-lights-run-benefits-local-dc-charities/371871280

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