Exploratory Jogging: Trail Edition

date Saturday, 1 April 2017 time 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

👤 Geoff Patterson 🏢 Rock Creek Park Trails: Woodley Park


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D.C. has an incredible, accessible network of twisty-turny trails. This edition of Exploratory Jogging will step off the pavement and into the forest, meandering through a series of lesser-known alternatives to your favorite Rock Creek trails. Once you’ve had enough rocks, roots, and rolling hills, we’ll return on the flatter C&O Canal towpath.

The route will cover about five miles at a pace roughly equivalent to 10:00 min/mi on roads, with frequent stops to check out several small local parks, a community garden, the century-old remnants of a demolished bridge, and more.

We’ll start near Woodley Park — meet at the pin on this map — and end near Dupont Circle. Here’s the estimated route.

If you’re looking for a shorter and more introductory trail run, head Over the River and Through the Woods: Trail Running, Here We Go.


Rock Creek Park Trails: Woodley Park
Connecticut Avenue NW and Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC
Neighborhood: Woodley Park
Meet at the pin on goo.gl/MG2YVR, on the southwest corner of Connecticut and Calvert

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