The Arlington National Cemetery parking garage will be difficult to enter on Sunday, October 8th due to the numerous road closures near the area for the Army Ten Miler road race. You may have to alter Sunday morning driving plans if you plan to travel on some major roads near the Pentagon trying get gain access to Arlington National Cemetery. Tens of thousands of runners will be hitting the streets for the Annual Army Ten-Miler race.
The race begins at 8 a.m. on Route 110 and ends in the Pentagon South Parking Lot, but some roads will be shut down as early as 5 a.m. They should all be reopened by noon.
The road closures and times:
5 a.m. to 3 p.m.:
There will be no access to Pentagon North Parking, Boundary Channel Drive, or the eastern portion of Pentagon South Parking (Pentagon employees will be able to access South Parking via Columbia Pike or South Fern Street).
5 a.m. to 12 p.m.:
7 a.m. to 10 a.m.:
7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Parking is limited, so runners, spectators and support personnel are encouraged to use Metro. The Pentagon and Pentagon City stations on the Blue and Yellow Lines are located within walking distance of the start and finish lines. Metro will open early, at 6 a.m.
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