Metro News Release

For immediate release: April 22, 2013

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Metrorail to open at 5 a.m. on Sunday, April 28, for Nike Women Half Marathon

Metrorail will open two hours early, at 5 a.m., on Sunday, April 28, for the Nike Women Half Marathon. Race participants traveling to the start line should use the following stations:

Customers are advised to take note of scheduled weekend rebuilding work that could affect their trip.

Travel Tips

  • To avoid lines, be sure to load enough fare value on your SmarTrip or paper farecard for your entire roundtrip.
  • If using a paper farecard, remember to add $1 for each trip. To avoid this surchrarge, use a SmarTrip card. You can purchase a SmarTrip at any Metrorail station.
  • If using a paper farecard, protect it from moisture during the race.

The additional two hours of service is funded through an agreement with event organizers.

News release issued at 9:12 am, April 22, 2013.

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