Running Around Town:  Washington, D.C. 

Washington & Old Dominion Trail
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Asphalt, mostly sunny w/some wooded sections, mostly flat
Segment in Miles Cumulative Miles Miles Remaining
Four Mile Run Dr; to W&OD Trail Start   0.00 44.64
Mile Marker 0.5; WETA and Signature Theatre on L 0.51 0.51 44.13
Walter Reed Dr 0.03 0.54 44.10
George Mason Dr South 0.61 1.15 43.49
Mile Marker 1.5 0.36 1.51 43.13
Columbia Pike 0.08 1.59 43.05
TR X on L to Four Mile Run Trail; TR X on R to 9th St 0.15 1.74 42.90
TR X on R (dirt) to 7th St 0.13 1.87 42.77
Mile Marker 2 0.14 2.01 42.63
swamp on R 0.08 2.09 42.55
TR X on L to two trails; to Four Mile Run Trail 0.10 2.19 42.45
TR X on L to playground/to Four Mile Run Trail 0.10 2.29 42.35
TR X on R to Park Drive 0.01 2.30 42.34
wooden bridge over Four Mile Run creek 0.04 2.34 42.30
TR X on R to creek and parking-Four Mile creek 0.05 2.39 42.25
wooden bridge over Four Mile Run creek 0.07 2.46 42.18
Mile Marker 2.5 0.04 2.50 42.14
wooden bridge over Four Mile Run creek 0.10 2.60 42.04
TR X on L; Four Mile Run Trail (paved) 0.04 2.64 42.00
TR X on R &  Rte 50 underpass 0.04 2.68 41.96
TR X on L; Four Mile Run Trail (paved) 0.03 2.71 41.93
#12 0.02 2.73 41.91
bear R at TR X on L; Four Mile Run Trail 0.09 2.82 41.82
TR X on L to parking 0.04 2.86 41.78
begin low area near creek (concrete) 0.02 2.88 41.76
underpass Glen Carlyn Rd 0.03 2.91 41.73
end low area near creek (concrete) 0.02 2.93 41.71
TR X on L (paved) 0.02 2.95 41.69
Mile Marker 3 (W&OD) 0.04 2.99 41.65
stone bridge over small stream 0.12 3.11 41.53
TR X on L (paved) to 1st St & Madison 0.04 3.15 41.49
L to stay on W&OD Trail; parking (phone/water/restroom); Manchester St 0.02 3.17 41.47
TR X on R crosses creek 0.01 3.18 41.46
gate blocks cars; pipes in trail 0.05 3.23 41.41
Four Mile Run Trail Mile Marker 2 0.06 3.29 41.35
TR X on R crosses creek to Blumont Bypass (water) 0.08 3.37 41.27
TR X on L (paved) goes around tennis ct to water & restroom 0.07 3.44 41.20
Mile Marker 3.5 (W&OD) 0.05 3.49 41.15
bear R at 4 way trail X to stay on W&OD/Four Mile Run Trail 0.09 3.58 41.06
underpass Wilson Blvd 0.03 3.61 41.03
bear R to stay on W&OD Trail; TR X on L merges from Wilson Blvd; Ornamental Tree Garden 0.05 3.66 40.98
Four Mile Run Trail Mile Marker 1.5 0.13 3.79 40.85
TR X on L to road & Four Mile Run Trail 0.13 3.92 40.72
wooden bridge over Four Mile Run Creek 0.02 3.94 40.70
Mile Marker 4 (W&OD) 0.06 4.00 40.64
Custis Trail on R & water 0.02 4.02 40.62
underpass for Patrick Henry Dr (unmarked) 0.05 4.07 40.57
TR X on L (phone) 0.31 4.38 40.26
underpass Ohio St 0.08 4.46 40.18
Mile Marker 4.5 0.02 4.48 40.16
TR X on L to John Marshall Trail 0.15 4.63 40.01
underpass pedestrian footbridge that crosses I-66 0.05 4.68 39.96
TR X on L to pedestrian footbridge to Potomac St 0.04 4.72 39.92
TR X on L for John Marshall Trail/Four Mile Run Trail 0.05 4.77 39.87
concrete bridge 0.01 4.78 39.86
TR X on L 0.02 4.80 39.84
multi-X; follow sign for W&OD Trail 0.16 4.96 39.68
Mile Marker 5 0.02 4.98 39.66
underpass Roosevelt St N 0.06 5.04 39.60
TR X on L to outhouse 0.03 5.07 39.57
R at TR X on R to wooden bridge for W&OD Trail; S is City of Falls Church Trail/Four Mile Run Trail 0.10 5.17 39.47
bear R at TR X on L (paved) 0.02 5.19 39.45
paved trail ends at Tuckahoe St; go S 0.07 5.26 39.38
E. Falls Church Metro Station 0.12 5.38 39.26
R at paved trailhead 0.01 5.39 39.25
TR X on L to Vanderpool St/Four Mile Run Trail 0.21 5.60 39.04
W&OD Trail; at Lee St/Fairfax Dr 0.11 5.71 38.93
wooden bridge 0.19 5.90 38.74
Little Falls Rd 0.04 5.94 38.70
Mile Marker 6 0.04 5.98 38.66
Great Falls St 0.37 6.35 38.29
Mile Marker 6.5 0.13 6.48 38.16
Spring St 0.22 6.70 37.94
West St N 0.23 6.93 37.71
TR X on R before wooden bridge over Rt 7, Broad St 0.02 6.95 37.69
TR X on R after wooden bridge over Rt 7, Broad St 0.15 7.10 37.54
Mile Marker 7.5 0.18 7.28 37.36
Fowler St on L 0.09 7.37 37.27
Shreve Rd (bad X) 0.24 7.61 37.03
Mile Marker 8 0.17 7.78 36.86
Virginia La 0.32 8.10 36.54
TR X on L is paved 0.06 8.16 36.48
Mile Marker 8.5 0.12 8.28 36.36
begin bridge over I-66 0.09 8.37 36.27
end bridge over I-66 0.06 8.43 36.21
BL to stay on W&OD Trail 0.02 8.45 36.19
TR X on R to Idlewood Park 0.07 8.52 36.12
TR X on R to Idlewood Park, tennis, wooden bridge 0.17 8.69 35.95
TR X on R to Nottingham Dr 0.10 8.79 35.85
Mile Marker 9 0.05 8.84 35.80
begin bridge over I-495 0.05 8.89 35.75
end bridge over I-495 0.06 8.95 35.69
Sandburg St 0.22 9.17 35.47
begin Gallows Rd 0.15 9.32 35.32
end Gallows Rd 0.01 9.33 35.31
Mile Marker 9.5 0.01 9.34 35.30
TR X on L to Jackson Pkwy 0.32 9.66 34.98
Mile Marker 10 0.17 9.83 34.81
Cedar Lane & parking 0.14 9.97 34.67
Mile Marker 10.5 0.37 10.34 34.30
TR X on L to Adahi Rd 0.08 10.42 34.22
TR X on L 0.11 10.53 34.11
TR X L & R 0.27 10.80 33.84
Mile Marker 11 0.03 10.83 33.81
TR X on L to Talahi Rd 0.10 10.93 33.71
TR X on L (paved) to Manvell Road(?) 0.04 10.97 33.67
Park St 0.37 11.34 33.30
Community Center Parking 0.04 11.38 33.26
TR X on L 0.03 11.41 33.23
TR X on L to pipe bridge and Vienna E School 0.06 11.47 33.17
begin Maple Ave; Rte 123 0.14 11.61 33.03
end Maple Ave; Rte 123 0.01 11.62 33.02
water fountain at Vienna Station 0.18 11.80 32.84
Mile Marker 12 0.03 11.83 32.81
Mile Marker 12.5 & leave Vienna 0.50 12.33 32.31
TR X on L to road 0.00 12.33 32.31
Mile Marker 13 0.49 12.82 31.82
Mile Marker 13.5 0.50 13.32 31.32
parking lot on R; Clarks Crossing Rd & Park 0.04 13.36 31.28
wooden bridge over Piney Branch 0.34 13.70 30.94
Mile Marker 14 0.12 13.82 30.82
Mile Marker 14.5 0.51 14.33 30.31
begin wooden bridge over Difficult Run 0.02 14.35 30.29
end wooden bridge over Difficult Run 0.03 14.38 30.26
TR X on R to horse trail 0.01 14.39 30.25
horse trail crosses paved W&OD 0.14 14.53 30.11
begin Hunter Mill Rd 0.21 14.74 29.90
end Hunter Mill Rd 0.01 14.75 29.89
Mile Marker 15 0.09 14.84 29.80
Buckhorn Lane 0.34 15.18 29.46
TR X on R & L; L is to The Glade 0.13 15.31 29.33
Mile Marker 15.5 0.03 15.34 29.30
TR X on L to Cross School Rd 0.32 15.66 28.98
TR X on R to Old Field Dr 0.01 15.67 28.97
TR X on R to Winter Corn La 0.16 15.83 28.81
Mile Marker 16 0.01 15.84 28.80
begin Sunrise Valley Dr 0.01 15.85 28.79
end Sunrise Valley Dr 0.02 15.87 28.77
begin underpass Dulles Toll Rd 0.25 16.12 28.52
end underpass Dulles Toll Rd 0.07 16.19 28.45
Mile Marker 16.5 0.15 16.34 28.30
begin Sunset Hills 0.01 16.35 28.29
end Sunset Hills 0.01 16.36 28.28
Faraday Ct on R; to Lake Fairfax (Rails to River Trail/Difficult Run Trail) 0.31 16.67 27.97
begin Wiehle Ave; Mile Marker 17 0.18 16.85 27.79
end Wiehle Ave 0.01 16.86 27.78
Mile Marker 17.5 0.49 17.35 27.29
begin Sallie Mae Dr underpass 0.15 17.50 27.14
end Sallie Mae Dr underpass 0.02 17.52 27.12
Old Reston Ave - Parking; portable outhouse courtesy of Friends 0.26 17.78 26.86
TR X on L to Reston Ave 0.10 17.88 26.76
TR X on R to Reston Ave 0.01 17.89 26.75
begin underpass Reston Ave 0.08 17.97 26.67
end underpass Reston Ave 0.03 18.00 26.64
TR X on R from Reston Town Center/Reston Ave 0.32 18.32 26.32
begin Town Center Pkwy overpass 0.04 18.36 26.28
end Town Center Pkwy overpass 0.08 18.44 26.20
Mile Marker 19 0.41 18.85 25.79
Fairfax County Pkwy Trail on L; sign Purceville 26; Shirlington 19 0.04 18.89 25.75
horse trail breaks off on R to Herndon Pkwy 0.08 18.97 25.67
begin bridge over Herndon Pkwy 0.04 19.01 25.63
end bridge over Herndon Pkwy 0.03 19.04 25.60
horse trail breaks off on R 0.05 19.09 25.55
horse trail breaks off on R 0.15 19.24 25.40
Mile Marker 19.5 0.09 19.33 25.31
Van Buren St 0.37 19.70 24.94
Monroe St 0.04 19.74 24.90
begin Eldon St 0.20 19.94 24.70
end Eldon St 0.01 19.95 24.69
Herndon Station 0.04 19.99 24.65
Station St 0.02 20.01 24.63
start bridge over Center St 0.12 20.13 24.51
end bridge over Center St 0.03 20.16 24.48
Grace St 0.12 20.28 24.36
Mile Marker 20.5 0.05 20.33 24.31
TR X on L to Herndon Community Center - restrooms 0.18 20.51 24.13
Ferndale Ave 0.01 20.52 24.12
start bridge over Herndon Pkwy 0.22 20.74 23.90
end bridge over Herndon Pkwy 0.04 20.78 23.86
Herndon Centennial Golf Course crossing; L to Trailside Park 0.02 20.80 23.84
Mile Marker 21 0.02 20.82 23.82
Crestview Dr 0.13 20.95 23.69
Mile Marker 21.5 0.37 21.32 23.32
trail X 0.24 21.56 23.08
Mile Marker 22 0.25 21.81 22.83
Mile Marker 22.5 0.51 22.32 22.32
begin Sterling Blvd (no bridge-difficult xing) 0.04 22.36 22.28
end Sterling Blvd 0.01 22.37 22.27
TR X on R is gravel on pipeline 0.23 22.60 22.04
Mile Marker 23 0.33 22.93 21.71
Mile Marker 23.5 0.40 23.33 21.31
Church Rd 0.02 23.35 21.29
Ruritan Circle 0.07 23.42 21.22
road X; (Ruritan Rd ?) 0.11 23.53 21.11
begin bridge over Sully Rd; Rte 28 0.33 23.86 20.78
end bridge over Sully Rd; Rte 28 0.05 23.91 20.73
trail merges on R; W&OD Park, Rte 28 0.15 24.06 20.58
Mile Marker 24.5 0.24 24.30 20.34
begin wooden bridge over Broad Run Creek 0.31 24.61 20.03
end wooden bridge over Broad Run Creek 0.03 24.64 20.00
Mile Marker 25 0.16 24.80 19.84
begin bridge over Panorama Pkwy 0.02 24.82 19.82
end bridge over Panorama Pkwy 0.03 24.85 19.79
Mile Marker 25.5 0.43 25.28 19.36
Smith's Switch Rd 0.31 25.59 19.05
Smith's Switch Rest Stop - (portable outhouse/water/phone/drinks) 0.09 25.68 18.96
Mile Marker 26 0.11 25.79 18.85
begin wooden bridge over Beaverdam Run 0.35 26.14 18.50
end wooden bridge over Beaverdam Run 0.01 26.15 18.49
Mile Marker 26.5 0.14 26.29 18.35
TR X on L to 0.28 26.57 18.07
TR X on L to houses 0.01 26.58 18.06
begin underpass Ashburn Village Blvd 0.11 26.69 17.95
end underpass Ashburn Village Blvd 0.02 26.71 17.93
TR X L & R; L is to overpass; R is to trail for Tavern Dr 0.05 26.76 17.88
Mile Marker 27 0.03 26.79 17.85
Mile Marker 27.5 0.50 27.29 17.35
begin Ashburn Rd 0.21 27.50 17.14
end Ashburn Rd 0.01 27.51 17.13
Mile Marker 28 0.27 27.78 16.86
Mile Marker 28.5 0.50 28.28 16.36
TR X on L to Trailside Park/Ashburn Farm 0.30 28.58 16.06
Mile Marker 29 0.20 28.78 15.86
Mile Marker 29.5 0.49 29.27 15.37
Belmont Ridge Rd - parking 0.18 29.45 15.19
quarry road 0.15 29.60 15.04
Mile Marker 30 0.18 29.78 14.86
Luck Stone Quarry Overlook on L 0.10 29.88 14.76
begin concrete bridge over Goose Creek 0.15 30.03 14.61
end concrete bridge over Goose Creek 0.05 30.08 14.56
Mile Marker 30.5 0.20 30.28 14.36
begin concrete bridge over Sycolin Creek 0.11 30.39 14.25
end concrete bridge over Sycolin Creek 0.02 30.41 14.23
Cochran Mill Rd 0.21 30.62 14.02
Mile Marker 31; under power lines 0.16 30.78 13.86
stone bridge supports for old overpass 0.39 31.17 13.47
Mile Marker 31.5 0.11 31.28 13.36
enter Leesburg City limits 0.29 31.57 13.07
Mile Marker 32 0.21 31.78 12.86
Mile Marker 32.5 0.50 32.28 12.36
begin concrete wash bridge for Tuscorara Creek 0.01 32.29 12.35
end concrete wash bridge for Tuscorara Creek 0.04 32.33 12.31
Lawson Rd; water; sound of dogs in kennel 0.35 32.68 11.96
Mile Marker 33 0.09 32.77 11.87
begin underpass Leesburg Bypass, Rte 15 0.18 32.95 11.69
end underpass Leesburg Bypass, Rte 15 0.03 32.98 11.66
Mile Marker 33.5 0.29 33.27 11.37
begin underpass of Plaza St 0.13 33.40 11.24
end underpass of Plaza St 0.01 33.41 11.23
Sycolin Rd 0.04 33.45 11.19
TR X on R to Douglass Community Center (water/restrooms) 0.24 33.69 10.95
begin Cactoctin Circle SE 0.05 33.74 10.90
end Cactoctin Circle SE 0.01 33.75 10.89
Depot St 0.34 34.09 10.55
wooden bridge over creek 0.11 34.20 10.44
Mile Marker 34.5 0.03 34.23 10.41
King St 0.06 34.29 10.35
Valley View Ave 0.31 34.60 10.04
Mile Marker 35 0.10 34.70 9.94
Dry Mill Rd 0.06 34.76 9.88
begin Cactoctin Circle 0.23 34.99 9.65
end Cactoctin Circle 0.01 35.00 9.64
Mile Marker 35.5 0.20 35.20 9.44
begin bridge over Harry Bird Hwy, Rte 7 0.27 35.47 9.17
end bridge over Harry Bird Hwy, Rte 7 0.06 35.53 9.11
Mile Marker 36 0.16 35.69 8.95
stone bridge 0.37 36.06 8.58
Mile Marker 36.5 0.11 36.17 8.47
driveway 0.22 36.39 8.25
driveway 0.21 36.60 8.04
Mile Marker 37 0.89 37.49 7.15
Mile Marker 38 0.15 37.64 7.00
Dry Mill Rd 0.26 37.90 6.74
stone bridge arch 0.14 38.04 6.60
Mile Marker 38.5 0.09 38.13 6.51
trail bears R at road; Dry Mill Rd 0.02 38.15 6.49
begin Charlestown Pike, Rte 9 to stay on W&OD 0.07 38.22 6.42
CR at Charlestown Pike, Rte 9 to stay on W&OD 0.02 38.24 6.40
begin bridge over Harry Bird Hwy, Rte 7 0.06 38.30 6.34
end bridge over Harry Bird Hwy, Rte 7 0.04 38.34 6.30
CL Simpson Circle to stay on W&OD 0.16 38.50 6.14
trail bears R onto railroad grade; parking 0.08 38.58 6.06
Mile Marker 39 - trail tunnels through trees 0.04 38.62 6.02
Simpson Circle - Paeonian Springs - shelter 0.45 39.07 5.57
Mile Marker 39.5 0.04 39.11 5.53
Mile Marker 40 - beautiful canopy of trees makes tunnel 0.49 39.60 5.04
Mile Marker 40.5 0.49 40.09 4.55
gravel road 0.02 40.11 4.53
gravel road 0.31 40.42 4.22
Mile Marker 41 0.16 40.58 4.06
begin Hamilton Station Rd, Rte 704 0.26 40.84 3.80
end Hamilton Station Rd, Rte 704 0.02 40.86 3.78
Mile Marker 41.5 0.21 41.07 3.57
Mile Marker 42; bottom of grade begin climbing 0.48 41.55 3.09
road X; (Ivandale Rd?) 0.31 41.86 2.78
driveway 0.11 41.97 2.67
Mile Marker 42.5 0.08 42.05 2.59
Mile Marker 43 0.49 42.54 2.10
L at Berlin Turnpike, Rte 287; unmarked 0.47 43.01 1.63
Mile Marker 43.5 0.03 43.04 1.60
underpass Harry Byrd Hwy, Rte 7 0.03 43.07 1.57
CR Hirst Rd to stay on W&OD Trail 0.16 43.23 1.41
trail leaves Hirst Rd 0.17 43.40 1.24
Mile Marker 44 0.11 43.51 1.13
begin Maple Ave 0.23 43.74 0.90
end Maple Ave 0.01 43.75 0.89
Mile Marker 44.5 0.25 44.00 0.64
Hatcher St - portable outhouse/parking 0.46 44.46 0.18
Mile Marker 45 0.04 44.50 0.14
Hillsboro Rd, Rte 690/21st St; Purceville Station; restrooms, museum, parking 0.14 44.64 0.00
 
  Total 44.64    
 

 


About Running Around Town 1999. Nadim Ahmed

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Last modified: September 26, 2006