DC Area Race Calendar

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Category: All Events
Saturday, March 9
March 9 9:00am - 11:00am

Boxers & Briefs 5k

Broadlands Community Center

43004 Waxpool Rd

Ashburn, Virginia 20148 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, March 10
Thursday, March 14
Saturday, March 16
March 16 8:00am - 11:00am

Grand Slamrock 5K, 1 Mile, 1/2 Mile

VA Credit Union Stadium - Home of the FredNats

42 Jackie Robinson Way

Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 Map

Event Info

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the approach of baseball season at the 3rd Annual Grand Slamrock 5K and Youth 1 Mile and 1/2 Mile races. This is the perfect event to slide into Spring after you’ve dugout from a long winter of cold and snow. Runners and walkers alike are welcome to join us in this race! The 5K is stroller-friendly, but no dogs are allowed in any of the races, so leave the pups at home!

What’s included in your pot of gold?

A fast, flat USATF certified course
Finish on the field inside the stadium!
Convenient parking and amenities
Custom finisher medals
Unique race t-shirt design
Super cool awards
Races for all ages and abilities
Hear your name announced over the loudspeakers as you sprint to the finish
Watch yourself finish on the stadium big screen
A post-race beer courtesy of Matern Staffing!

It’s Your Lucky Day!

The top Male and Female finisher in the Grand Slamrock 5K and the Strike It Lucky Mile will earn the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a FredNats baseball game later this season. Game tickets are included!

50/50 Raffle – Purchase your tickets for a chance to win and also do some good! All proceeds will benefit the FredNats Booster Club!

1/2 Mile Start – 8am
1 Mile Start – 8:20am
5K Start – 8:45am

Pricing:
5K – $35-40
1 Mile – $25-27
1/2 Mile – $22-25

Parking and restrooms are available at the VA Credit Union Stadium.

Category: 1mi (33) 5k (191) Kids Run (18)
March 16 8:30am - 11:00am

2024 Lucky Clover 5k

Dominion Valley Country Club Sports Pavilion

5350 Tournament Dr

Haymarket, Virginia 20169 Map

Category: 1mi (33) 5k (191)
Sunday, March 17
Saturday, March 23
March 23 8:00pm - 10:00pm

2024 You Are Not Alone 5k

Belle Haven Park

6401 George Washington Memorial Pkwy

Alexandria, Virginia 22307 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, March 24
March 24 9:00am - 11:00am

FONA Flowering 5K

U.S. National Arboretum

3501 New York Ave NE

Washington, D.C. 20002 Map

Event Info

Enjoy spring at the U.S. National Arboretum during FONA’s Flowering 5K. This run or walk will take you past garden collections brightly colored with spring flowers, over tree-lined rolling hills, and along streams winding their way to the Anacostia River. Enjoy cherry blossoms, magnolias, and so much more!

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 451-acre urban green space. Strollers and dogs are welcome, but dogs must stay on a 6′ non-retractable leash.

There will be a professional race announcer calling out runners as they cross the finish line and there will be music before and after the event to get you in the groove. A professional photographer will take photos along the course. These photos will be shared with all participants after the race for free!

Category: 5k (191)
Thursday, March 28
Saturday, March 30
March 30 7:30am - 10:00am

Easter 5k/10k/1M

Old Mill Park

2410 Caroline St

Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 Map

Category: 10k (117) 1mi (33) 5k (191)
March 30 8:00am - 5:00pm

Bunny Run 5K

Aberdeen Festival Park

60 N. Parke St.

Aberdeen, Maryland 21001 Map

Category: 1mi (33) 5k (191) Fun Run (12) Walk (9)
Sunday, March 31
Thursday, April 4
Saturday, April 6
April 6 8:15am - 10:15am

2024 PHC Color Run 5k

Patrick Henry College

10 Patrick Henry Circle

Purcellville, Virginia 20132 Map

Category: 5k (191)
April 6 9:00am - 10:30am

FRW Kids Marathon

Bluemont Junction Trail, Arlington, VA

Bluemont Junction Trail

Arlington, Virginia 22205 Map

Category: Kids Run (18)
Sunday, April 7
Tuesday, April 9
Wednesday, April 10
April 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm

41st Main Street Mile

Main Street, Westminster, MD

Main Street

Westminster, Maryland 21157 Map

Category: 1mi (33)
Saturday, April 13
April 13 10:30am - 12:00pm

Soleful Run 5K Series

Winery at La Grange

4970 Antioch Road

Haymarket, Virginia 20169 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, April 14
April 14 8:00am - 10:30am

Try or Fail Spring Forward 10K, 5K, 1 Mile 3rd annual event.

Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Wy, Lorton, VA 22079

9518 Workhouse Wy

Lorton, Virginia 22079 Map

Event Info

Come join us for the third annual Try Or Fail Spring Forward races! The 1-mile course will be run on the Workhouse Arts Center property starting and ending at the baseball fields going out and back. The 5K and the 10K races will both start from the Workhouse Arts Center as well, beginning on road and transitioning into the Cross Country Trail towards Giles Run before turning around to return to the Workhouse Arts Center. The grounds of the previous Lorton Reformatory have been repurposed by the Cultural Arts Center and houses famous pieces of art by local and renown artists which truly is a site to see during the year.

Category: 10k (117) 1mi (33) 5k (191)
Saturday, April 20
Sunday, April 21
April 21 9:00am - 5:00pm

Blue Valley Wine Run 5k

Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery

5535 Blue Vly Wy

Delaplane, Virginia 20144 Map

Category: 5k (191)
April 21 9:00am - 11:00am

Global Strides 5K

Arlington, VA

Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester Street

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Category: 5k (191) Kids Run (18)
Saturday, April 27
April 27 9:00am - 12:00am

Springburst 10K & Kids One Mile Fun-Run

WB&A Trail at the Glenn Dale Splash Park

11901 Glenn Dale Blvd

Glenn Dale, Maryland 20769 Map

Event Info

Join us for an unforgettable 10K experience in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-timer, our 10K welcomes participants of all levels. Our race promises an unforgettable blend of fitness, community, and scenic beauty. Join fellow enthusiasts, make new friends, and revel in the sense of accomplishment as you cross the finish line.

The race will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2024 starting at 9:00 am at the WB&A Trail starting at Glenn Dale Splash Park.

The course takes you through the historic Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail which runs along the site of the former Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad. This lush Trail with light rolling hills is great for runners of all levels and a nice trail for the whole family.

Participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt, access to exclusive discounts from our event sponsors and post-race refreshments. Our Springburst 10K is meticulously organized to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants. This includes our USTAF certified route to our professional timing partners. We’ve got your comfort and safety in mind. Register early to secure your spot and take advantage of these fantastic perks.

Category: 10k (117) 1mi (33)
April 27 6:00am - 8:00pm

Tobacco Road Relay

Raleigh, NC

2385 Big Flatts Church Rd

Fleetwood, North Carolina 28626 Map

Category: Relay (3)
April 27 9:00am - 5:00pm

Run the Rock | Greene

Luck Stone Greene

221 Luck Stone Road

Ruckersville, Virginia 22968 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, April 28
April 28 9:00am - 12:00am

Springburst 10K & Kids One Mile Fun-Run

WB&A Trail at the Glenn Dale Splash Park

11901 Glenn Dale Blvd

Glenn Dale, Maryland 20769 Map

Event Info

Join us for an unforgettable 10K experience in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-timer, our 10K welcomes participants of all levels. Our race promises an unforgettable blend of fitness, community, and scenic beauty. Join fellow enthusiasts, make new friends, and revel in the sense of accomplishment as you cross the finish line.

The race will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2024 starting at 9:00 am at the WB&A Trail starting at Glenn Dale Splash Park.

The course takes you through the historic Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis (WB&A) Trail which runs along the site of the former Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad. This lush Trail with light rolling hills is great for runners of all levels and a nice trail for the whole family.

Participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt, access to exclusive discounts from our event sponsors and post-race refreshments. Our Springburst 10K is meticulously organized to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants. This includes our USTAF certified route to our professional timing partners. We’ve got your comfort and safety in mind. Register early to secure your spot and take advantage of these fantastic perks.

Category: 10k (117) 1mi (33)
April 28 8:00am - 10:30am

PNC Parkway Classic

Alexandria, VA

100 Madison Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Category: 10mi (6) 5k (191)
Tuesday, April 30
April 30 9:00am - 5:00pm

Arbor Day 15k

York River State Park

9801 York River Park Rd

Williamsburg, Virginia 23188 Map

Category: 15k (2)
Friday, May 3
May 3 6:00pm - 8:00pm

2024 Molon Lave 5k

Molon Lave Winery

10075 Lees Mill Rd

Warrenton, Virginia 20186 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Saturday, May 4
May 4 8:30am - 10:00am

MCRRC Kids on the Run

Bohrer Park at the Pond Pavilion

506 South Frederick Ave

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 Map

Category: Kids Run (18)
Sunday, May 5
Saturday, May 11
May 11 9:00am - 11:00am

National Police Week 5K

Army Navy Drive in Arlington, Crystal City, VA

Army Navy Drive, South Eads Street

Arlington, Virginia 22202 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, May 12
Tuesday, May 14
Saturday, May 18
Sunday, May 19
May 19 7:30am - 11:00am

Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon

Carderock Recreation Area

C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area

Potomac, Maryland 20854 Map

Event Info

7:30 AM – Half Marathon Start

Run the scenic C&O Towpath!

  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers

Packet Pickup
Sunday, May 19th, 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD

Parking available near the Start/Finish

The race starts and ends at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.

Aid Stations
– Three aid stations on course, approximately every 2 miles
– Each aid station has water and Gatorade
– First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course

All race proceeds support Marathon Charity Cooperation – Charity Partners

Category: Half Marathon (50)
May 19 8:30am - 10:30am

NCB Capitol Hill Classic

Peabody Primary School/Stanton Park

425 C St NE

Washington, D.C. 20002 Map

Event Info

The 43rd annual National Capital Bank Capitol Hill Classic will be held on May 19, 2024! Washington’s largest and oldest 10K will bring runners through the roadways of historic Capitol Hill, winding past the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library, Lincoln Park, East Capitol Street, and the Fields at RFK; we also will have our regular 3K and kids’ fun run that will follow the 10K.

10K registration (8:30 am): $50
3K registration (10:30 am): $40
Fun Run (11:00 am): $15

Category: 10k (117) 3k (6) Fun Run (12)
Saturday, May 25
Sunday, May 26
Monday, May 27
Tuesday, May 28
Saturday, June 1
Sunday, June 2
Saturday, June 8
Sunday, June 9
Tuesday, June 11
Saturday, June 15
Sunday, June 16
Wednesday, June 19
Thursday, June 20
Saturday, June 22
June 22 8:00am - 10:00am

MCRRC Run for Roses 5K

Wheaton Regional Park

2000 Shorefield Rd

Silver Spring, Maryland 20902 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, June 23
Saturday, June 29
Sunday, June 30
Thursday, July 4
Saturday, July 6
Sunday, July 7
Tuesday, July 9
Wednesday, July 10
Friday, July 12
Saturday, July 13
July 13 10:30am - 12:00pm

Soleful Run 5K Series

Winery at La Grange

4970 Antioch Road

Haymarket, Virginia 20169 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, July 14
Saturday, July 20
Sunday, July 21
Saturday, July 27
Sunday, July 28
Friday, August 2
Saturday, August 3
Saturday, August 10
Sunday, August 11
Tuesday, August 13
Saturday, August 17
Sunday, August 18
Saturday, August 24
Sunday, August 25
Saturday, August 31
Sunday, September 1
Monday, September 2
Friday, September 6
September 6 5:00am - 6:00pm

Blue Ridge Relay

Grayson Highlands State Park, VA

829 Grayson Highland Ln

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia 24363 Map

Category: Relay (3)
Saturday, September 7
Sunday, September 8
September 8 8:15am - 10:30am

George Washington Patriot Run

George Washington's Mount Vernon

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway

Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121 Map

Event Info

The George Washington Patriot Run is a 10-Miler and a 5K on Sunday, September 10.

The racecourse includes both lanes of a 5-mile stretch of the George Washington Parkway.

The Finish Festival will offer music, food and beverage concessions, and a free beer for each runner.

All participants will receive a commemorative George Washington Patriot Run technical t-shirt and a finisher medal.

Category: 10mi (6) 5k (191)
Tuesday, September 10
September 10 6:30pm - 8:00pm

2024 Tuesday Night 5k #6

Lake Accotink Park

7500 Accotink Park Rd

Springfield, Virginia 22150 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Saturday, September 14
September 14 8:30am - 11:00am

Zebra Dazzle 5k Walk/Run or 100 Mile/30 Day Bike Challenge

Rock Creek Park at the Carter Barron Tennis Courts (16th and Kennedy Street NW DC)

1600 Kennedy Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20011 Map

Event Info

Join the Zebras for this Zebra Dazzle event for all fitness levels. The 5k Walk/Run has 2 options. You can participate as an onsite participant on 9/14 at Carter Barron in Rock Creek Park, NW Washington DC or as a virtual participant. 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 14 – September 14 time span. You will be able to log miles as you go, so no need to ride the 100 miles in one day! Once registered, you will get race training tips and the opportunity to join various fitness sessions from the Zebras! In addition to paying for race participation, your registration fee also includes the Zebra bling bag (T-Shirt/Finishers Medal/Zebra key chain-bottle opener/Zebra wrist band).

You can also purchase additional Zebra bling from the zebras website – zebrasinmotion.com

Our charity supports awareness for Amyloidosis, a rare disease that is a consequence of abnormal protein (amyloid) deposits in body tissues and organs. Help the Zebras raise funds for further research via the Amyloidosis Foundation, increase awareness about this debilitating disease and learn how to recognize early symptoms. Any additional donations to Zebras in Motion are tax deductible

Packet Pickup will be held on Thursday September 12 from 4 pm until 7 pm at Be Miyghty Fitness located at 815 Ellsworth Drive in Spring MD 20910

Race Day Packet Pickup is at the race site from 6:30 am until 8:00 am

Pre-Race Warmup is at 8:15 am and the race begins at 8;30 am. Wear your ZEBRA GEAR and DAZZLE at the start line!!!

Registration Fee is $50

Category: 5k (191) Virtual option (131) Walk (9)
Sunday, September 15
September 15 8:00am - 1:00pm

Revenge of the Penguins

C&O Canal Towpath at Carderock Recreation Area

C&O Canal Towpath at Carderock Recreation Area

Potomac, Maryland 20854 Map

Event Info

Start/Finish
– C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area,
Clara Barton Parkway, Potomac, MD

Course
– On the historic C&O Canal Towpath
between Mile post 2.0 & Mile post 12.0.
– Flat, shady, tree-lined, with scenic riverside vistas
the course you always dreamed about!
– Any runner who registers by Aug 12th is guaranteed
a Race Premium (late registrants, please check after
the race for availability).
– A low-key race for anyone training for a marathon,
half marathon, or for anyone that just wants the
challenge.

Parking
– 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
  • This unique out-and-back course runs through
    one of the area’s first environmentally-protected
    zones, dating back to the 1830’s.
  • Watch for deer and other wildlife at dawn.
  • The C&O Canal for its entire 184.5-mile length
    is a swath of green amidst urban development.
  • The race course is a narrow (12-foot) wide
    unpaved trail, entirely flat, and runs past
    150-year-old locks and gatehouses.
  • We share the course with other users and bicyclists,
    so stay to the right.

All proceeds go to Marathon Charity Cooperation’s
partner charities.

Category: 10mi (6) 20mi (1)
Saturday, September 21
Sunday, September 22
Saturday, September 28
Sunday, September 29
September 29 8:30am - 11:00am

RUN! GEEK! RUN!

south end of Main Line Blvd

1005 Mt Vernon Ave

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Category: 1mi (33) 5k (191)
Saturday, October 5
October 5 9:00am - 5:00pm

Run the Rock | Rockville

Luck Stone Rockville

1950 Rockville Industrial Way

Rockville, Virginia 23146 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, October 6
Tuesday, October 8
Saturday, October 12
Sunday, October 13
Saturday, October 19
October 19 10:30am - 12:00pm

Soleful Run 5K Series

Winery at La Grange

4970 Antioch Road

Haymarket, Virginia 20169 Map

Category: 5k (191)
Sunday, October 20
Saturday, October 26
Sunday, October 27
Saturday, November 2
Sunday, November 3
Saturday, November 9
Sunday, November 10
Saturday, November 16
Sunday, November 17
Saturday, November 23
Sunday, November 24
Friday, November 29
Saturday, November 30
November 30 9:30am - 11:00am

2024 HBI 5K

Georgetown, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path

3530 Water St NW

Washington, D.C. 20007 Map

Category: 5k (191) Virtual option (131)
Sunday, December 1
Saturday, December 7
Saturday, December 14
Sunday, December 15
Saturday, December 21
Sunday, December 22
Tuesday, December 24
Saturday, December 28
Tuesday, December 31
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