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Navy Federal 5K Web Site
Navy Federal 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Photo left: Fairfax residents Barry Bryant, 44, and age group champion Will Hymes, 14, wrap up a quick morning dash in 2004.
Now in its 18th year, the Navy Federal Credit Union 5K run/walk starts and finishes on their beautiful headquarters campus in Vienna, VA (the Navy FCU is located at 820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180) with a course that meanders through town. MapQuest This race also offers runners post-race refreshments and entertainment, ChronoTrack, and random prizes.
The race will be scored with the ChronoTrack race timing system. All participants are required to attach the D-tag to their shoe. The ChronoTrack system calculates your individual time from the time you cross the starting line (rather than when the clock starts running) to the time you cross the finish line, resulting in a net or "Tag" time for participants. Overall awards will be based on "clock" time and age group awards will be based on "Tag" or net time. The registration fee includes the rental cost of the ChronoTrack.
For optimal performance, the D-tag must be attached to the shoe in the proper manner. For instructions on properly using the D- tag, please click here.
For Frequently Asked questions about ChronoTrack systems.
Awards will be given to the first three male and female finishers overall, and this year expanded to the first three male and female finishers in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & up. In addition, awards will be given to the first male and female Navy Federal employee finishers. Everyone who is present at the award ceremony is eligible for random awards from local merchants.
5K Adult (ages 14 and up) $25 until August 28; $28 from August 28 through September 17; $30 race day
Navy Federal employees pay $20 until August 28; $25 from August 28 through September 17; $28 race day.
*NEW* $5 Active Duty Military discount. All Active Duty will need to show ID on race day to receive $5 discount off of registration fees.
5K Youth (ages 5-13) - $15, no deadline
Check the List of Registered Runners and Walkers.
Registration for this event:
Register online or Download and print an entry form, then mail in your entry with a check or credit card number, or fax the form to our office with a credit card number. (Please note that we accept Visa and MasterCard only!)
The current course map is available on the USATF Web site www.usatf.org/events/courses/search/. Enter the course number, VA06001JS, in the search box.
A similar course can be viewed at 2004 course. The start/finish line has moved slightly, and the route leaves the W&OD trail by crossing Electric Avenue.
Donate a new or gently used clean pair of shoes on race day. Every pair of shoes donated will earn you a raffle ticket into the raffle prize for Movie, Restaurant and Running Store gift certificates. All shoes will be donated to the Committee For Helping Others.
Register in person or pick up your T-shirt, bib, disposable ChronoTrack D-Tag, and goodie bag on Friday, September 17, from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Potomac River Running store in Falls Church, VA and shop for your favorite running shoes and gear! The store is located at Tysons Station Shopping Center, 7516 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. MapQuest
It is recommended that you pick up your bib, T-shirt, and disposable ChronoTrack D-Tag on Friday to avoid lines on Saturday.
Race day registration and packet pick-up will be available on Saturday, September 18, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Navy Federal. The 5K run begins at 9:00 a.m.
Location Navy FCU, 820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180. MapQuest
From the Beltway, take Route 123 south, towards Tysons Corner/Vienna. Go two miles on Route 123, and turn left at traffic light onto Follin Lane. Go six-tenths of a mile on Follin Lane, turn left into the parking garage.
This year's race will benefit the Committee for Helping Others (CHO). CHO was organized in 1969 by a group of concerned churches and individuals in the Dunn Loring, Merrifield, Oakton, Vienna community to provide simple, loving charity to those in need of goods and services they were unable to provide from themselves or obtain from government social service organizations. CHO is an all-volunteer organization operated by a board of directors comprised of representatives of each of the member organizations, elected officers, and no more than five directors-at-large. CHO has NO PAID staff members. Everyone who works for CHO is a volunteer. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this race will be given to CHO. For more information about the Committee for Helping Others, please visit their Web site at www.cho-va.com.
Volunteers are needed to make this race a big success. For more information on how you can help out, please contact Julia McNaney at (703) 206-4362 or by e-mail at Julia_McNaney@navyfederal.org.
Training for a 5K Race:
Read some handy tips on training for a 5K, whether it is your first race, or you are a seasoned veteran looking to improve your speed.
* Photo Galleries from previous years* Results from previous years
Do not forget to visit the Navy Federal Credit Union's Web site!