Know Before You Go - Crystal Run 5K Fridays

March 24, 2014

A favorite spring evening running race series, Crystal Run 5K Fridays, is back again this year! Join the Crystal City BID and Pacers Running Stores every Friday in April at 6:30pm for one of the most popular and fun 5K races in the metro area! Racers will run a professionally timed and certified course along a fast and fun route through Crystal City! Be brave and run all four -- competing each week to beat your previous time and start your weekends off with a fit start!

This video shows you how easy it is to bike or use public transportation to get to the Crystal Run 5K Fridays' starting line. It's always better to know before you go!

There are many ways to get to Crystal Run 5K Fridays without a car:

1. Take the Blue or Yellow lines to the Crystal City Metro Station; then complete the trip with a short walk.

2. Or come by Metrobus. The 9A - line runs from Pentagon to Huntington; 10A - line runs from Pentagon to Hunting Point; or the 23A - line runs from Crystal City/Tysons to Westpark.

3. Try out Capital Bikeshare for an active and fun way to get to the race.

For more information on specific transit options including bus routes, go to For a trip planner, go to

We hope this information will help you plan an easy and safe way to get to and from Crystal Run 5K Fridays in April. If this video was helpful, please give it a thumbs up and subscribe to the Car-Free Diet channel!

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Arlington “Transit How-To-Guide”
Getting around Arlington County
Local Arlington County Bus Service – ART
Virginia Railway Express
SmarTrip – An Easy Way to Pay

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