In this first week of a new year, we are so happy to welcome Courtney Carter to the Suite Run Podcast! Courtney is a ten time marathoner, lawyer by trade, currently leads diversity at a law firm and serves as DEI Advisor for Oiselle. If anyone knows the details of what makes D.C a great city for runners, it's Courtney and she tells us everything we need to know in this conversation.  Courtney is a smart, dynamic person that is doing big things in the world and we are excited to share our chat with you!

- Run Around the Mall
- Rock Creek Park (road and trails)
- Anacostia River walk trail (18 mile trail)


- Ben's Chili Bowl (Historic and black owned)
- Ted's Bulletin (24 hr. breakfast)
- Cava Mezze (great brunch)
- Georgetown Cupcakes

Points of Interest

- The Howard Theatre (historic)
- DC Murals
- Howard University
- Historic Anacostia (see Fredrick Douglas's home)
- The Exorcist Stairs
- Theodore Roosevelt Island (2 mile island)
- FDR Memorial


- Cherry Blossom 10 mile Race
- MCM Marathon (great for spectating)


- The Pursuit (great wine)
- La Cabana (great drinks and food)

- Hotels downtown or next to a metro (don't need to rent a car)

Running Stores

- Pacers Running
- Potomac River Running
- Fleet Feet (Adams Morgan area)

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