Road closures for Sunday’s Jingle All the Way race

The Jingle All the Way 5K/15K race will be held this weekend in D.C., bringing road closures around the National Mall.



The following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

  • 1200 block of Maine Avenue Southwest
  • Maine Avenue from I-395 westbound to Independence Avenue Southwest
  • Southbound Potomac River Freeway Split to Route 66 Northwest
  • Theodore Roosevelt Bridge Ramp to Ohio Drive Northwest
  • Westbound E Street Expressway ramp to Southbound Potomac River Freeway Northwest
  • 9th Street Tunnel ramp to Maine Avenue Southwest

The following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

  • Ohio Drive from 23rd Street to East Basin Drive Southwest
  • Independence Avenue from 14th Street to 23rd Street Southwest
  • Rock Creek Parkway from Ohio Drive Northwest to Shoreham Hill
  • East and West Potomac Parks
  • East Basin Drive Southwest
  • Raoul Wallenberg Place from 15th Street to Maine Avenue Southwest
  • Ramp from Memorial Circle to Ohio Drive Southwest
  • Homefront Drive Southwest
  • Daniel Chester French Drive from Independence Avenue to Lincoln Memorial Circle Southwest
  • Maine Avenue at ramp from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue Southwest
  • 17th Street from Constitution Avenue Northwest to Independence Avenue Southwest
  • Parkway Drive Northwest from Lincoln Memorial Circle to Rock Creek Parkway
  • 15th Street from Constitution Avenue Northwest to Independence Avenue Southwest
  • Madison Drive from 14th Street to 15th Street Northwest
  • Jefferson Drive from 14th Street to 15th Street Southwest

There will also be parking restrictions along the race route. Attendees should follow the posted emergency no parking signs and directions from police and traffic officers.

The race course includes part of Rock Creek Parkway, and features views of the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin. The start and finish lines are next to the Washington Monument.

At several points along the 15K course, runners will double back and pass other participants going the other way.

Registration for the race ends Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. and the fees are $65.31 for the 5k and $65.65 for the 15K.

For more information on the race, visit their website.

Ciara Wells

Ciara Wells is a freelance digital writer/editor at WTOP. She is a recent graduate of American University where she studied journalism and Spanish. Before joining WTOP, she was the opinion team editor at a student publication and a content specialist at an HBCU in Detroit.

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