TRAFFIC ALERT: 2016 Girls on the Run 5k

Published on May 10, 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. — The 2016 Girls on the Run 5K will be held on Sunday May 15, 2016.  The following road closures will occur from 8:15 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. on May 15, 2016.

  • Fairfax Drive from N. Taylor Street to Kirkwood Road, both sides of the street. Streets will be closed from 8:15 m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • Fairfax Drive from Kirkwood Road thru Wilson Blvd. into 10th Street, all traffic in the EAST bound lanes. Streets will be closed from 8:15 m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • Traffic will be closed, but parking will NOT be affected from N. 10th Street down N. Irving Street, East on N. 7th Street to Washington Blvd. Streets will be closed from 8:15 m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • Washington Blvd. from N. 7th Street to N. 10th Street, all eastbound traffic will be closed. Traffic from Washington Blvd. will be diverted to N. 10th Street east toward Rt. 50.  Streets will be closed from 8:15 m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • 10th Street from Washington Blvd. to N. Irving Street, all eastbound traffic will be closed. Streets will be closed from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • Wilson Blvd. will be closed in both directions at 10th Street, West bound traffic will be diverted onto Fairfax Drive, East bound traffic will be directed to turn south prior to Jackson Street and continue to Pershing to maneuver around the race course. Wilson will be closed from 8:15 m. to 10:15 a.m.

  • The Ballston Metro Buses will be delayed for 15 minutes at the start of the race, ALL buses will be rerouted to Quincy Street to exit the area and continue on their assigned routes.


In addition to the closures, street parking in the area will be restricted. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary "No Parking" signs. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-558-2222.

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