George Washington Parkway reopens after race in Va.

Part of the George Washington Parkway was closed to accommodate a race through Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Sunday morning.

The George Washington Parkway Classic starts at 8 a.m. and the kids race starts at 10:30 a.m. The parkway is closed from Mount Vernon to Old Town Alexandria, according to U.S. Park police.

The roadway reopened around 10:30 a.m.

The race includes a 5K, 10K and a 600-meter dash for kids. More information is available on the event’s website.

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Jessica Kronzer

Jessica Kronzer graduated from James Madison University in May 2021 after studying media and politics. She enjoys covering politics, advocacy and compelling human-interest stories.

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