Friday, March 25, 2011

Washington DC Webcam Live at 2011 National Marathon

The SunTrust National Marathon is an annual marathon and half marathon held in Washington, D.C. It was established in 2006 as an annual event. It is organized by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance.

This live feed is in Washington DC for the marathon:

National marathon live

Event Information:

The 26.2 mile (42 km) course starts and finishes at the RFK Stadium and the number of participants was limited to 8,000 in 2008. The course for the first running of the race was in Washington, D.C. and Prince George's County, Maryland, but altered in 2007 for the course to be run entirely within the District of Columbia. The 2008 race passes through 6 of the District's 8 wards.

Among the beneficiaries of the marathon are the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, the Special Olympics District of Columbia, United For D.C., Fort Dupont Ice Arena, the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation and the Black History Invitational Swim Meet. Running Alongside the National Mall and through Washington’s historic corridors, past Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson, and along the Potomac River, make Washington, DC your marathon or half-marathon destination this spring. Whether it is for 13.1 or 26.2 miles, we invite you to celebrate the culture and history of our nation’s capital as you prepare for a monumental destination in the heart of the United States of America. With expectations as high as it has ever been, 2011 marks the 6th year of the event with an estimated 15,000 runners expected to participate. Six years after it started, the National Marathon and Half Marathon has shown significant staying power in the Washington, D.C. region and has established itself as one of the more popular races on the international road racing calendar.