Crystal City 5K Fridays kick off, close roads

WASHINGTON – Runners will fill the streets of Crystal City during Friday’s evening rush hour with the return of 5K Fridays, a spring tradition since 2009.

The race series will take place every Friday in April. Runners will start at 6:30 p.m.

The road closures are expected to take place from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. The course starts at 2121 Crystal Drive between 20th and 23rd streets. has compiled a complete list of the road closures:

  • Northbound lanes of Crystal Drive between 23rd Street and 12th Street. One northbound lane of Crystal Drive will remain open between 15th Street and 12th Street.
  • Northbound lanes of Crystal Drive between 26th Street and Potomac Avenue/27th Street. Northbound lanes of Potomac Avenue between 27th Street and 33rd Street.
  • One southbound lane of Potomac Avenue between 27th and 33rd Street
  • Two westbound lanes (one lane to remain open) of 12th Street between Crystal Drive and Old Jefferson Davis Highway/Clark Street
  • One northbound lane of Old Jefferson Davis Highway will be closed for approximately 100 feet, with one lane to remain open.

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