Nike Women’s Half Marathon won’t return to D.C.

Between the wedding and the purchase of our house, I somehow missed this. Super disappointed, but feeling so very fortunate to have run the race twice – hoping to make it again for wherever they host in 2015!

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The highly popular Run Nike Women Series will not be “running the streets of DC” again in 2015.

“The nation’s capital was a great place to host the Nike Women’s Half Marathon but as we look to continue to provide a premium race experience and serve all runners, we will extend to a new city in 2015. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for future updates,” organizers wrote on the Run Nike Women Series Facebook page.

Disappointed runners are flooding the page with questions and comments. Nike seems to be responding to the majority of them with similar comments: No D.C. – stay tuned.

“The Nike Women’s Half Marathon will not take place in Washington, DC in April 2015,” organizers wrote to one participant. “We will be moving to a new destination in order to bring the race experience to even more runners. Details to come, so stay tuned right…

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2 thoughts on “Nike Women’s Half Marathon won’t return to D.C.

  1. I saw it the other week and I am SO BUMMED about this. I ran it in 2013 and passed on registering this year as it didn’t fit into my Raleigh 70.3 training plan and is $$$ figuring I could do it next year. Womp womp. I wonder why the aren’t making it a permanent location like the CA race, it was easily selling out. It was such a fun race.

    1. They said they are going to announce a new one at a new location, but you are right – I ran this race twice, and it was so well-done, to date, one of the best-done races I’ve ever done. Bummed!

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