Avon 39

Washington DC

May 6-7, 2017

2 Days, 39.3 Miles

39ers banding together in Washington DC have one goal: to take breast cancer down. AVON 39 is a force of change that can’t be stopped, and you’re part of it.

Your Road to AVON 39

Our nation’s Capital was meant to be seen this way. Walk through the history of the National Park grounds, including the U.S. Capital and the White House. Experience the Martin Luther King Jr. Monument on your way to the trendy streets of Georgetown, down the sidewalks of leafy suburbs, and through charming neighborhoods of Chinatown and Capitol Hill.

Participant Event Guide
Directions & Parking Cheering Stations

Actual route will be revealed on the day of the event.

Opening Ceremony- Union Square Park
Union Square Park
3rd Street SW
Washington, DC 89801
Check-In Friday, Hotel & Booking
The JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
Basecamp 39 - Meadowbrook Park
Meadowbrook Park
7901 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Closing Ceremony- Nationals Park
Nationals Park
1500 S. Capital Street SE
Washington D.C. 20003

AVON 39 Local and National Programs

By stepping up to the AVON 39 challenge, you're helping breast cancer patients in your community and across the nation. Net funds raised will directly benefit the DC Area and help make sure that care programs nationwide, as well as national research programs, have the resources to make the most progress possible to help obliterate breast cancer.

2016 Beneficiaries Include

  • Johns Hopkins University / Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Food & Friends
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University Cancer Center
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • Meritus Healthcare Foundation

Get Prepared



This is your moment to crush it. You’ve got the power.  Now all it takes is guts.

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We'll help you take on your training and fundraising challenges. Our awesome staff will make sure you get to that finish line and become the Hero you know you want to be.

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Walking 39 miles is tough. But you’re tougher. No matter how many miles you walk, you’re taking one giant step to end breast cancer.

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Washington DC 39ers



Top Fundraisers: AVON 39 Washington DC 2017

Top Walkers


  1. Deb Wills - $36,537.03
  2. Patty Friedman - $28,403.01
  3. Beth Groner - $15,424.90
  4. Catherine Kyriakakis - $13,257.60
  5. Jillian Perez - $12,687.00
  6. Mary jo Barnello - $12,422.00
  7. Missy Ward - $11,177.50
  8. Brian Marvin - $10,000.00
  9. Sue Kohn - $8,200.30
  10. Jennifer Underwood - $8,047.93

Top Teams

  1 -  Lombardi/CBCC $197,992.54
  2 -  Solo Strutters USA $186,457.38
  3 -  The Seneca Sisters $67,733.94
  4 -  Johns Hopkins Avon Breast Center $50,730.10
  5 -  Double Down $39,717.81
  6 -  Potomac Pink Elephants $35,718.68
  7 -  Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni Association $31,827.46
  8 -  J Scho Cancer No Mo $29,009.99
  9 -  Team McVizzi $28,400.00
  10 -  Cougars for a Cure $25,376.00

*Solo Strutters USA is part of our National Team Solo Strutters a group that welcomes individuals walking alone and provides training and event weekend support.

Top Crew


  1. Devra Fishman - $5,389.00
  2. Carolyn Leclaire - $2,230.00
  3. Mark Bentley - $2,135.00
  4. Robert Reed - $2,105.00
  5. Mary Lisbeth Gonzalez - $2,056.90
  6. Dana Friedeman - $1,850.00
  7. Erin-Joi Collins - $1,800.00
  8. Trisha Zaretsky - $1,800.00
  9. Shoshana Rosenthal - $1,622.00
  10. Ian Rubin - $1,559.00


Conquer that voice inside that says you can’t. Kick fear and doubt to the curb. Let’s go.

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