DC Area Race Calendar
The Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon is a point-to-point race. The trail is made of pavement, dirt, and crushed stone. The race course will descend about 1400′. The 9:00 am race start is located on the rail trail below First/Front Street in Thomas, WV. The race finish is in Parsons, WV. At 8:00 am, a bus will transport runners from Parsons to the race start in Thomas.
RACE ENTRY WILL CLOSE AT 200 RUNNERS!
Rock Creek Parkway - Carter Barron Tennis Courts
4850 Colorado Ave NW (Rock Creek Parkway - Carter Barron Tennis Courts)
Washington, D.C. 20011 Map
Join the Zebras for this Zebra Dazzle event for all fitness levels. The 5k Walk/Run has 2 options: onsite participant on 9/17 at Carter Barron in Rock Creek Park, NW Washington DC or virtual participant. Cash prices will be awarded for top onsite finishers and virtual participants can walk or run anywhere and will be able to upload their time. The 100-Mile/30-Day bike challenge is virtual only. This challenges provides the opportunity to ride 100 miles from anywhere over the span of 30 days during the August 17 – September 17 time span. You will be able to log miles as you go, so no need to ride the 100 miles in one day! Your registration fee also includes the Zebra bling bag (T-Shirt/Finishers Medal/Zebra key chain-bottle opener/Zebra wrist band). Proceeds benefit amyloidosis awareness, the disease that hit our fallen zebra, Charmaine
C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock MD between Mile post 10 and 11 and finishes at the same place.
Sunday, September 19, 6:00 AM -7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.
Start/Finish & Parking
-Directions to Parking can be found using Google Maps
-Parking is available in the parking area near the start/finish line.
-Five aid stations along the course.
-10 Mile runners pass aid stations five times.
-20 Miler pass aid stations ten times (approximately every two miles).
-Each aid station has water and Gatorade.
-First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.
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).
Liberty Lot in Locust Point
1215 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21230 Map
Get in the Halloween spirit and join our family friendly walk/run through historic Fort McHenry. Share a fun day with family and friends all while supporting Believe In Tomorrow.
October 29, 2022 at 8:30 am. | The Liberty Lot in Locust Point, 1215 E Fort Ave Baltimore, MD US 21230
The 26th Annual Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation Port to Fort 6K sponsored by Home Depot is consistently one of Baltimore’s best run/walk races. Run one of the only races that is granted access to historic Fort McHenry, which offers spectacular views of Baltimore’s harbor. Join us in fundraising and become a member of the Believe Battalion in support of critically ill children and their families. Includes prizes, tee shirts and the best post-race party in Maryland!
🎃 Breakfast sandwiches provided
🎃 Snacks and water to fuel your run/walk
🎃 Music and entertainment from a live DJ
🎃 Trick or Treating
🎃 Pumpkin painting
🎃 Contest for most creative costumes, prizes for adults, children, and group
🎃 Beautiful flower giveaway from Bell Nursery (one flower per runner)
🎃 Help us help you! Raise $200 or get five friends to register and you will receive a full refund of your $35 registration fee. (*Your five friends MUST use the referral code you receive after your registration is complete.)
There will be race medals given to the top three finishers in the following age groups.
Top 3 overall finishers, men and women.
10 and Under
70 and over
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