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29th Annual Marine Corps Marathon

October 29, 2004
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Terrance W. Gainer
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677  

On Sunday, October 31, 2004, the 29th Annual Marine Corps Marathon will take place over a 26 mile course which involves streets in Virginia and all four sectors of Washington, DC.

There will be several street closures on Capitol Grounds to ensure the safety of marathon participants. The participants of this marathon will enter Capitol Grounds at approximately 9:15 a.m. from Third Street and Constitution Avenue, NW; continue east on Constitution Avenue to Louisiana Avenue, NW; northeast on Louisiana Avenue to D Street, NW; east on D Street to First Street, NE; south on First Street, NE/SE to Independence Avenue, SE; west on Independence Ave, SE/SW. The last participant of the marathon should depart Capitol Grounds at Third Street and Independence Avenue, SW at approximately 1:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Information Office at (202) 224-1677.



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  Prepared by:
  Sgt. Contricia Sellers-Ford
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Officer