Scope it Out 5K run brings road closures in DC

The Scope it Out 5K brings road closures on Sunday, March 31 in D.C.

The Scope it Out 5K is a charity run designed to spread awareness and raise research money for colorectal cancer. It is hosted by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.

The D.C. police have released a list of roads and parking locations that will not be accessible to motorists Sunday morning.

From 6 a.m. to about 11 a.m., the race route will close the following roads:

  • START: Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 12th and 13th streets NW
  • Proceed east on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Turn south onto 3rd Street NW
  • Turn west onto Independence Avenue SW on the north side
  • Proceed to 7th Street and the turnaround at 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
  • Proceed east on the south side of Independence Avenue SW to 4th Street SW
  • Turn south on 4th Street SW and proceed to D Street SW
  • Turn east on D Street SW
  • Turn north on 3rd Street SW
  • Continue north on 3rd Street SW/NW to Constitution Avenue NW.
  • Turn west onto Constitution Avenue NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Turn west onto Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • FINISH: Proceed to Pennsylvania and 12th Street NW

Police warned that closure times may change depending on the conditions of the race.

Parking restrictions will be in effect from 3:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the following areas:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from the 9th Street, NW to 14th Street NW
  • 400 block of 13th Street NW

Once again, police said those times are subject to change.

Below is a map of all the areas that will be blocked to traffic during the race:

The Scope it Out 5K race route and road closures. (Courtesy Google Maps)

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