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    Directions to Pentagon Parking Lots
    The north and south Pentagon parking lots will be open and free to runners and spectators on Sunday. Shuttles will ferry runners from the south lot to the start from 6 to 8:30 a.m. and will bring runners back from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spectators should plan to take Metro from the Pentagon to the start, because the marathon shuttle buses will be reserved for runners wearing race numbers.

    Pentagon South Parking Lot (Primary)
    From Washington, D.C.
    Follow Interstate 395 south to the Pentagon South Parking exit and follow the signs to the parking area.
    From Virginia and National Airport
    Follow I-395 north to the Route 27 Pentagon exit and follow
    the signs to the Pentagon South Parking area.

    Pentagon North Parking Lot (Secondary)
    From Washington, D.C.
    Follow I-395 south to the Pentagon North Parking/Boundary Channel Drive exit and follow the signs to the PentagonNorth Parking area.
    From Virginia and National Airport
    Follow I-395 north to the Boundary Channel Drive/Airport exit, then follow the signs to the Pentagon North Parking area.

    Metro Information
    Metro will open at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday to accommodate marathon runners and spectators. Two stops are within walking distance of the start: Rosslyn, on the blue and orange lines, and Arlington Cemetery on the blue line. Because the course is closed to traffic during the race, Metro is also the best way for spectators to see the race from various vantage points.

    Race Headquarters
    Hyatt Regency Crystal City
    2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Arlington, Va. 22202
    (703) 418-1234

    Directions to the Hyatt
    From Dulles Airport
    Take Rt 66 East, take exit 75 (Rt 100 S), take Rt 1 S to 27th Street, turn left at light onto 27th Street, Hyatt is on left.

    From Washington
    Take 14th Street Bridge S, stay in far left lane, take exit No. 9, marked "Crystal City/Alexandria", Rt 1 S is Jefferson Davis Hwy, follow to 4th traffic light, turn left on 27th Street, Hyatt is on left.

    From Interstate 95 South
    Take 1-95 N to I-395 N, take exit 7A Glebe Road S, stay on Glebe Rd S for 1.5 miles, turn left onto Rt 1 N, turn right at the next light (27th Street), Hyatt is on the left

    From I-95 North
    Take 95 S over the Wilson Bridge into Virginia, take exit No. 1, go north on Rt 1, travel for 4 miles; when you see signs for National Airport stay in right hand lane, turn right onto 27th Street, Hyatt is on left.

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