The course is flat. Participants start on Pennsylvania Avenue NW near 13th Street going southeast on the south side of Pennsylvania Avenue. Proceed south on Third Street NW turning west on D Street SW and north on 4th Street SW. Take a left on Independence Avenue and complete a turn around at 7th Street. Continue on Independence Avenue and turn north on Third Street. Turn left on Pennsylvania Avenue NW staying on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue to the start.

Course Map

Map of SOME Trot for Hunger 5k Course

Course Map for Little Turkey One Mile Fun Run

Map of course for kids dash at SOME Trot for Hunger


Course Safety

A first aid tent staffed by registered nurses will be available at the Start/Finish line. Police and race officials will be stationed along the course to ensure trotter safety. Bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades will not be permitted along the course. Dogs on leashes, baby joggers and strollers are welcome; however, they must remain on the right side of the course throughout.

Runner Support

First aid and medical assistance at Start/Finish line. Water stations at Start/Finish line and turn-around Police and race officials stationed along the course. Port-a-johns at the Start/Finish line.

Questions or comments?

Contact our Trot for Hunger office at or 202.797.8806 ext. 1131.