DC Area Race Calendar
The Association of African Methodist Episcopal Scouts’ (AAMES) 1st Annual 5K In-Person/Virtual Run-Walk Race
Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 8:00 A.M.
Fort Washington National Park, 13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, Maryland 20744
ILLINOIS LOCATION #1
Fox Valley Park District (Tanya Daniels Captain)
101 W Illinois Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
ILLINOIS LOCATION #2
Lisle Park District (Michele Neal Captain)
1825 Short Street
Lisle, IL 60532
ILLINOIS LOCATION #3
Bolingbrook – Hidden Lakes Trout Farm (Marsha Haynes Captain)
475 Trout Farm Rd
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Virtual Race: October 8-10, 2022
Adults – $35
Youth 15 and under – $15
Proceeds will support the Edith P. Wright Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
AAMES has a goal of raising $25,000 in support of Breast Cancer families.
The 8th Annual VIDA Thrive 5K event is back in person, happening October 15, 2022 at 8am! We are looking forward to welcoming back runners this year to support Thrive DC.
The new location is along Beach Drive through beautiful Rock Creek Park and Early Bird Registration is $35 (closes August 31).
Northwood High School athletic fields behind the school
919 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, Maryland 20901 Map
The 18th annual St. Rita 5K & Fun Run is a fall classic on treelined streets through beautiful Alexandria, Va.
Certified & chip-timed 5K follows a flat, fast, out-and-back course through Potomac Yard.
The morning festivities includes a live DJ, refreshments, and sponsor booths. All registrants receive a free t-shirt and swag bag.
The St. Rita 5K is known for its generous prize purse that offers overall and age-group finisher prizes of cash and/or gift cards totaling well over $1,000.
1K start: 8:00 am
5K start: 8:30 am
Start line is on Main Line Boulevard in Potomac Yard, with parking at G.W. Middle School. The event is also METRO accessible — the Braddock Rd. Station on the Blue/Yellow lines is steps away from the start.
Advance registration is $35 ($20 for students) for the 5K, and $12 for the Kids 1K. Race day registration is available.
Join us for a fantastic fall morning in Alexandria!
Liberty Lot in Locust Point
1215 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21230 Map
Enjoy autumn at the U.S. National Arboretum during FONA’s Fall 5K. This race will take you past garden collections brightly colored with fall foliage, over tree-lined rolling hills, and along streams winding their way to the Anacostia River.
This race is not only scenic, but also safe and secure. All roads are closed to cars during this race so you can safely enjoy running or walking through this 450-acre urban green space. Strollers and dogs are welcome, but dogs must stay on a 5′ non-retractable leash.
Early-Bird Pricing through Sunday, October 16th (midnight): $40, includes a race t-shirt with registration
Standard Pricing begins on Monday, October 17th: $50, race t-shirt not included
Ida Lee Park
60 Ida Lee Drive
Leesburg, Virginia Map
Run, Walk, or Jog – choose the 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Jammie Jingle
LIVE Race December 3, 2022, Ashburn, VA
RACES START AT 9:00 AM
Celebrate the Holidays and get your groove on with the Jingle Bell Rock & Run. Run the races or bring your little ones for the 1-Mile Jammie Jingle! Then, enjoy loads of fun at the after party – let your kids meet with Santa and take part in the festivities that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Over$5,000 in awards and prizes!
Born in 1984 as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC area, to beautiful views of the Potomac and charming streets of Alexandria, the PNC Parkway Classic is a journey that celebrates the simple joys of road racing.