Finish Festival

2012 Finish Festival - RunnersThe excitement of completing the 39th MCM and MCM10K will be celebrated in the post-race Finish Festival in Rosslyn from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Finish Festival allows the entire community to enjoy the post-race activities alongside the runners and their fans.  Essential services, food, including a Restaurant Row that includes several Rosslyn eateries, live music, sponsor displays, entertainment and giveaways await runners and spectators as they make their way down Meade Street from the finish area.

View Finish Festival Map.

After visiting the hospitality zone at the completion of the marathon, runners will advance to the Finish Festival along Meade Street.



ROSSLYN FINISH FESTIVAL SERVICES


Family Link Up – On N. Lynn St. between Wilson Blvd. and 19th Street. Runners and their support crew may pre-arrange to meet in Family Link Up. The MCM recommends choosing the first letter of the runner’s last name as the pre-planned location to reunite. The link-up areas are designated by 13-foot tall, yellow towers with letters of the alphabet prominently displayed.

Info/Medical Tent – Dark Star Park at corner of Fairfax Drive and Fort Myer Drive.

UPS Baggage Pick-Up – Wilson Blvd. between Lynn & Kent Streets. Expect a complete brown out along Wilson Boulevard, when over 30 UPS trucks and the team in brown host the baggage retrieval area for runners. Each runner will be assigned a truck for pre-race baggage drop-off in Runners Village. The designated truck number will be noted on a sticker attached to each runner’s bib. Pick up any checked bags from the very same UPS truck that relocated from Runners Village race morning to the Finish Festival.

 

Sponsor Activity by Location:

Fairfax Drive: Brooks MCM Finisher Apparel Store

Ft. Myer Drive: Michelob Ultra Beer Garden, Massage, TomTom

Lynn Street: Arlington Visitors Info, GE, National Watermelon Board

Dark Star Park: MCM Info

Wilson Boulevard: Arlington County Stage featuring host Rob Powers, live performances by the Quantico Rock Band and United We Sing, UPS Baggage Pick-up, MCM Licensed Partner Fond Memories, USAA, GEICO, Mix 107.3, NBC4, Dunkin' Donuts, City Sports

 

TRANSPORTATION

Shuttles - Runners can board the Rosslyn-to-Crystal City shuttle on Wilson Boulevard at the corner of North Oak Street. Shuttles will return runners and spectators to 23rd and Crystal Drive in Crystal City, convenient to free parking, Metro’s Blue and Yellow lines and lots of restaurants.



Metro - The Rosslyn Metro station, located on North Moore Street, is on the Orange and Blue lines. In response to the large crowds in Rosslyn during Marathon afternoon, the MCM has added additional Metro train service to the blue line. This means, four trains (three blue and one orange) will arrive in Rosslyn every 15 minutes. Thank you in advance for your patience while exiting on Marathon day.



Taxi - Taxi service will be available from the corner of North Lynn and 19th Streets, just down the block from Family Link-up.






MICHELOB ULTRA BEER GARDEN


Michelob Ultra Beer Garden 1The "Race To The ULTRA" extravaganza in the Finish Line Festival offers runners of legal age with ID the opportunity to sample a refreshing, ice cold Michelob ULTRA (while supplies last). A tear-off coupon, good for one free sample will be available on the race bib.

Michelob ULTRA The superior light beer with 95 calories, 2.6g carbs, 0.6g protein and 0.0g fat, per 12 oz. bottle. Live Life to the ULTRA. For more information visit michelobultra.com





ENTERTAINMENT


United We Sing Fleet WeekThree dynamic voices, one incredible sound. Since 2007 these former “USO Girls,” have combined their talents to form United We Sing, a vocal trio celebrating the American spirit. They have performed at a variety of both military and special events across the country.

 

During their time with the USO, the trio performed over 500 shows for active military and veterans. The ladies were forever impacted by the stories of our veterans and those currently serving and their families. Today, United We Sing is proud to continue touching the hearts of thousands of people each year.

 



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