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Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge 5K & Community Day

September 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the NEW Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge!

Mayor Muriel Bowser invites residents from across all eight wards to celebrate the bridge opening with a day of family-friendly fun, food, and live music.

Residents of all ages and abilities are invited to join The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge 5K fun run/walk!

Event Schedule

  • 7:30am – T-Shirt Pick-up at Audi Field. All registered 5K participants will receive a commemorative logo t-shirt.
  • 9:00am – The 5K Fun Run/Walk. The fun run/walk will kick off from the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge!
  • 10:00am – Community Day Celebration. After the 5K, Mayor Bowser and the District Department of Transportation will host a community celebration.

Getting there:

We strongly encourage event attendees and race participants to use public transportation (Metro, DC Circulator, Capital Bikeshare, scooters, etc). Please note that September 6th is a game day, and parking availability will be impacted.

Learn more about the NEW Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge


September 6, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge
100 Potomac Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20024 United States
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