DC Area Race Calendar
In its 10th year of an in-person run, Ben’s Run benefits kids with cancer at Children’s National where Ben was treated for leukemia before he passed away. Goal is to raise $1 million after 10 years. About 1,000 runners and walkers typically register for the 5 mile, 5K or one mile fun run. Welcome ceremony at 8a and gun time is 8:30a. Registration is open at www.bensrun.org. $30 until Oct. 1 and $35 thru race day on Oct. 16. Location: Stonegate ES, 14811 Notley Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905. Packet pick up the day prior at the school, or on race day. Large Silent Auction starts Friday night into Saturday. COVID guidelines to be posted at bensrun.org.
Book It For Books 5K/One-Mile Run/Walk is Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia’s fund- and fun-raiser to help supply books to over 20,000 vulnerable children in the NOVA community. When: October 16, 2021. Book It is an-person event at Bluemont Park in Arlington, Virginia — with a hybrid option for those who prefer to participate at a distance. Click to run, walk, or donate right here: https://potomac.enmotive.com/events/register/2021-book-it-for-books-5k! Start time for in-person: 9:00 a.m. The Book It Run/Walk is open to serious runners, fun runners, walkers, families, and kids — with book character costumes optional. Kids in strollers are free. Come run and have fun and support children’s literacy at the same time!!!
Bryce Four Season Resort
1982 Fairway Dr, Virginia 22810 Map
The 17th annual St. Rita 5K & Fun Run is a fall classic in beautiful Alexandria, Va.
This year’s course will take you through the Potomac Yard neighborhood, with a start line just steps away from Braddock Rd. Metro station (Blue/Yellow Line) and free parking.
5K begins 8:30am
1K for kids 8:00am
Awards ceremony to follow. Over $1,000 in cash & prizes to win at this great community event supporting Catholic education. All registrants get a t-shirt and swag bag. Walkers and strollers welcome.
Register now at http://strita5K.com
This Thanksgiving be part of a time-honored DC tradition — SOME’s 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger 5k. This year, to keep our mission moving during coronavirus concerns, we invite you to join us either in person or virtually:
- In-person Race & Festival: Join us at Freedom Plaza on November 25th, 2021 – Thanksgiving Morning! Join us for a timed or untimed 5k, our Little Turkey 1-miler, and a family-friendly festival!
- Virtual Race: For those who would prefer to race virtually, run a timed or untimed 5k from your neighborhood, local park, or wherever you are during the month, all while raising funds and spreading awareness of SOME’s mission!
As one of the largest and only DC-based trots in the region, we are excited for our community to join together for a safe & impactful annual tradition. Funds raised from the Trot for Hunger help benefit thousands of our DC neighbors, including families and the elderly, by providing much-needed food, housing, access to healthcare, employment training, and long-term comprehensive addiction treatment programs.
44715 Brimfield Drive
Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Map