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Marathon Registration Opens and the Capital Pacers Is Instituted
Washington D.C. - Organizers of the Washington DC Marathon announced today
that registration for the 2003 road race is officially open. The date for
next year's marathon is March 23 and the course is the same route followed
in the recent March 24, 2002 race.
The route of the marathon traverses all four quadrants of Washington, D.C.
"The course offers not only the postcard perfect scenes of the National
Mall and the Capitol dome but also a first-hand look at some of the
distinct neighborhoods of the city that runners really enjoyed," states
Angela Casey, spokesperson for the Washington DC Marathon.
Registration will follow the same procedures as in the 2002 marathon.
However, for the 2003 marathon, a discount structure has been
established. Those registering between April 4 and May 31 receive a $15
dollar discount off of the $85 dollar admission charge. Participants
registering between June 1 and September 30 receive a $10 discount, and
those who register between October 1 and December 31 receive a $5 dollar
discount. Additional discounts are offered throughout the year for
participants who register online, are members of local running clubs or are
60-year or older on race day.
Participants who ran in the Inaugural Washington DC Marathon and register
for the 2003 Washington DC Marathon qualify as members of the newly
established 'Washington DC Marathon Capital Pacers'. Runners in this
exclusive club will run the marathon each consecutive year having started
from Year One. "The Washington DC Marathon is extremely pleased to
announcethe formation of this club." states Angela Casey. "It is comprised
of individuals who will take on the challenge of running the Washington DC
Marathon every year. These runners will not only witness the evolution of
the marathon but the constantly evolving city of Washington, D.C. and will
be forever part of this shared history." Incremental discounts will be
annually given to runners who are members of the Washington DC Marathon
For more information or to register, visit the web site at
ABOUT THE WASHINGTON DC MARATHON
The Washington DC Marathon is the only marathon that completely resides
within the borders of the nation's capital. The marathon is organized by
H2O Entertainment Group Inc., an entertainment and special events company
which strives to have the number one name in sports and entertainment in
the nation's capital.
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