Running Around Town:  Washington, D.C. 

Four Mile Run Trail
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Asphalt, mostly sunny, hilly
Segment in Miles Cumulative Miles Miles Remaining
W&OD Trail at Vanderpool St   0 8.88
L on 19th Rd 0.03 0.03 8.85
R on Van Buren St 0.03 0.06 8.82
bridge over creek 0.22 0.28 8.60
Four Mile Run Demonstration Trail on R 0.01 0.29 8.59
L at City of Falls Church Trail; Four Mile Run Trail Mile Marker 0 0.02 0.31 8.57
W&OD Trail at wooden bridge to Tuckahoe St 0.09 0.40 8.48
TR X on R to outhouse 0.10 0.50 8.38
underpass Roosevelt St N 0.03 0.53 8.35
Mile Marker 5 0.06 0.59 8.29
multi-X; bear L; follow sign for W&OD Trail; Old Roosevelt Rd 0.02 0.61 8.27
TR X on R to road 0.16 0.77 8.11
concrete bridge 0.02 0.79 8.09
R at TR X on R to John Marshall Trail 0.01 0.80 8.08
Mile Marker 0.5 0.01 0.81 8.07
TR X on L to W&OD (0.01 to W&OD) 0.13 0.94 7.94
L on 11th Rd N 0.20 1.14 7.74
S after xing Ohio St to Four Mile Run Rd 0.02 1.16 7.72
TR X on L to W&OD and phone 0.06 1.22 7.66
Mile Marker 1; trail head at end of Four Mile Run Dr 0.12 1.34 7.54
TR X on R to road 0.15 1.49 7.39
underpass Patrick Henry Dr (unmarked) 0.04 1.53 7.35
TR X on R 0.05 1.58 7.30
S onto N. Arlington Dr (unmarked) 0.07 1.65 7.23
L on trail toward W&OD Trail 0.02 1.67 7.21
merge w/W&OD Trail 0.01 1.68 7.20
Four Mile Run Trail Mile Marker 1.5 0.13 1.81 7.07
bear L to stay on W&OD Trail; TR X on R goes to Wilson Blvd; Ornamental Tree Garden 0.13 1.94 6.94
underpass Wilson Blvd 0.05 1.99 6.89
bear R at 4 way trail X to stay on W&OD/Four Mile Run Trail; go toward tennis & parking 0.03 2.02 6.86
Mile Marker 3.5 (W&OD) 0.09 2.11 6.77
TR X on R (paved) goes around tennis ct to water & restroom 0.05 2.16 6.72
TR X on L crosses creek to Bluemont Bypass (water) 0.07 2.23 6.65
Four Mile Run Trail Mile Marker 2 0.08 2.31 6.57
gate blocks cars; pipes in trail 0.06 2.37 6.51
TR X on L crosses creek 0.05 2.42 6.46
R to stay on W&OD Trail; parking (phone/water/restroom); Manchester St 0.01 2.43 6.45
TR X on R (paved) to 1st St & Madison 0.02 2.45 6.43
stone bridge over small stream 0.04 2.49 6.39
Mile Marker 3 (W&OD) 0.12 2.61 6.27
TR X on R (paved) to Carlyn Springs Rd 0.04 2.65 6.23
begin low area near creek (concrete) 0.02 2.67 6.21
underpass Carlyn Springs Rd 0.02 2.69 6.19
end low area near creek (concrete) 0.03 2.72 6.16
TR X on R merges from parking 0.02 2.74 6.14
S for Four Mile Run Trail as W&OD Trail turns L 0.04 2.78 6.10
Mile Marker 2.5 Four Mile Run 0.02 2.8 6.08
pipe bridge 0.05 2.85 6.03
bear R onto W&OD Trail 0.03 2.88 6.00
TR X on L to Arl. Blvd Trail; Rte 50 underpass 0.03 2.91 5.97
bear R at TR X on R for Four Mile Run Trail; uphill 0.04 2.95 5.93
TR X on R to 2nd St and S. Jefferson St; at top of climb; steep downhill ahead 0.12 3.07 5.81
bear R at merge/split w/W&OD Trail to stay on Four Mile Run Trail; continue down hill 0.27 3.34 5.54
trail ends at parking 0.03 3.37 5.51
parking ends at trail 0.01 3.38 5.5
concrete wash bridge 0.01 3.39 5.49
TR X on L to W&OD 0.02 3.41 5.47
Mile Marker 3 & TR X on R to wooden bridge 0.02 3.43 5.45
TR X on R to concrete bridge & parking/playground 0.09 3.52 5.36
TR X on L to W&OD 0.00 3.52 5.36
TR X on L merges from W&OD 0.04 3.56 5.32
concrete bridge & dirt TR X on R 0.10 3.66 5.22
TR X on R 0.01 3.67 5.21
pipe bridge 0.09 3.76 5.12
pipe bridge 0.07 3.83 5.05
pipe bridge 0.04 3.87 5.01
TR X on R to road 0.05 3.92 4.96
concrete wash bridge 0.06 3.98 4.90
TR X on L; up to W&OD and 9th St 0.02 4.00 4.88
concrete wash bridge 0.02 4.02 4.86
concrete wash bridge & underpass Columbia Pike 0.12 4.14 4.74
BR at TR X; L is to Columbia Pike & Four Mile Run Dr 0.02 4.16 4.72
Mile Marker 4; parking on L ends; L to go over George Mason bridge before clover loop 0.35 4.51 4.37
underpass George Mason Dr South 0.02 4.53 4.35
L at George Mason Dr South; cross bridge over Four Mile Run 0.04 4.57 4.31
L trail head on L (Barcroft Bike Trail?) 0.05 4.62 4.26
trail merges from L 0.01 4.63 4.25
TR X on R (dirt) 0.06 4.69 4.19
TR X on L (dirt) 0.06 4.75 4.13
TR X on R (dirt) and wooden bridge over stream 0.06 4.81 4.07
TR X on R (dirt) 0.09 4.90 3.98
TR X on L; Mile Marker 4.5; outhouse 0.03 4.93 3.95
wooden bridge over stream 0.10 5.03 3.85
TR X on R 0.01 5.04 3.84
TR X on L crosses stream 0.04 5.08 3.80
L at T after small stone bridge 0.3 5.38 3.50
R to cross Walter Reed Dr 0.04 5.42 3.46
end Walter Reed Dr 0.01 5.43 3.45
TR X on R to wooden bridge over Four Mile Run 0.42 5.85 3.03
R on Randolph St; cross Arlington Mill Dr; leave trail 0.08 5.93 2.95
L at 28th St; through shopping area 0.07 6.00 2.88
Quincy St 0.09 6.09 2.79
L toward bridge 0.05 6.14 2.74
begin bridge over I-395 0.01 6.15 2.73
L at Gunston Rd; end bridge 0.20 6.35 2.53
L Martha Custis Dr 0.03 6.38 2.50
Martha Custis Dr merges into Valley Dr on R 0.39 6.77 2.11
L on W. Glebe Rd 0.15 6.92 1.96
R at X of W. Glebe Rd and S. Glebe Rd 0.18 7.10 1.78
Mile Marker 6 0.12 7.22 1.66
trail bears R leaving S Glebe Rd before Meade St 0.28 7.50 1.38
TR X on L to road 0.21 7.71 1.17
underpass Mt. Vernon Ave 0.10 7.81 1.07
R at TR X (triangle) on R to stay on trail 0.04 7.85 1.03
bear R as TR X from L merges (triangle) (sign 1.6 to Shirlington going other direction) 0.02 7.87 1.01
bear R at trail split to stay on trail; L is to S. Glebe Rd; R is along water at water treatment plant 0.12 7.99 0.89
Mile Marker 7 Four Mile Run Trail 0.23 8.22 0.66
Eads Rd on L 0.22 8.44 0.44
R at T to stay on trail; L is to Rte 1; R is along water & under bridges 0.09 8.53 0.35
begin underpasses 0.05 8.58 0.30
end underpasses 0.25 8.83 0.05
Mile Marker 7.5 Four Mile Run Trail 0.02 8.85 0.03
BR at Mt. Vernon Trail (triangle X) 0.01 8.86 0.02
BR at Mt. Vernon Trail (triangle X) 0.02 8.88 0.00
     
  Total 8.88    
 

 


About Running Around Town 1999. Nadim Ahmed

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Last modified: September 26, 2006