DC Area Race Calendar
Reston, VA - Reston Town Center
1825 Discovery St
Reston, Virginia 20190 Map
Date of event – Saturday, October 20, 2018
Event website – https://www.shatterproof5k.org/nationalcapitalarea
Start and end time of event –
- 8:00AM – Site Opens
- 9:00AM – Program Begins
- 9:30AM – 5K Walk/Run Begins
Location of event – Reston Town Center (1825 Discovery St., Reston, VA 20190)
Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction will host a National Capital Area 5K Walk/Run at Reston Town in Reston, VA on October 20, 2018. This event will bring together the community to rise up against addiction and support family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers impacted by the disease of addiction.
You are invited to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and bring the disease of addiction into the light. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities geared towards uniting the community and promoting positive change. Event highlights include: The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations; The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones; a Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery; and more.
Register today at: https://www.shatterproof5k.org/nationalcapitalarea
Walking is free, registration is required; Running has a registration fee of $30 that increases event week.
Burkittsville Ruritan Community Center
500 East Main St.
Burkittsville, Maryland 21718 Map
The Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run starts at 8:30 a.m. and utilizes a unique mix of road and cross country terrain. Participants will run (or walk) through historic Burkittsville, up the slight incline of Spook Hill into the Boordy Vineyards’ South Mountain vineyard, through historic Union Cemetery, and the Distillery Lane Ciderworks’ (DLC) orchard. There are always plenty of wine-themed door prizes and your race premium is an event wine glass and a tee shirt. Post-run, you’ll be able to taste (and purchase) Boordy wine and DLC hard ciders without getting in your car. For those looking for the opportunity to spend a scenic autumn day in the country, you can explore the Spook Hill Wine Trail and visit more participating wineries, all of whom will be offering our participants special deals on race day!
Peirce Mill in DC Rock Creek Park
Pierce Mill, Tilden St. NW, Rock Creek Park, DC
Washington, D.C. 20008 Map
A 5K run/walk to support conflict journalists and freedom of the press, in honor of the late Jim Foley, who lost his life in Syria in 2014. There are runs all over the world. The DC run/walk is Sat. Oct. 20 at 10am at Peirce Mill, Tilden St. NW, Rock Creek Park DC. Thank you for coming out! We have free donuts! (a calorie neutral run).
Register here: http://bit.ly/
Held for the past 30 years, the Walk & 5K to End HIV is Whitman-Walker Health’s signature fundraiser that calls on thousands of Washington, DC area residents to strap up their shoes and walk or run to support WWH’s mission of providing dependable, high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health care to those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Join Liberty’s Promise for a charity 5k around Lake Artemesia to support low-income, immigrant youth in the DC Metro area. Come in costume for a chance to win Best Costume prizes! Food & drink provided.
Registration begins at 9:00
Race begins at 10:00
Prize winners will be announced at 11:00
Prizes for first three finishers and best costume!
Parking available in College Park Community Center lot.
Registration: $30 or $20 with valid student ID.
Register now online through eventbrite
or on race day, starting at 9:00AM at the Community Center. Students who buy tickets on Eventbrite will be given a same-day registration form to fill out at check in on race day!
2025 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map
Come check out the best little race in Northern Va. >> The St. Rita 5K & Fun Run!
Now celebrating its 15th year, the St. Rita 5K has long been a favorite of area runners for its flat, fast course and fantastic cash & gift card prizes–over $1,000 of prizes in all to top age-group finishers! All registrants get a complimentary t-shirt and swag bag. Proceeds benefit the St. Rita School, serving the Alexandria community for over 60 years.
The day includes a 1K Fun Run for kids starting at 8 AM, followed by the all-ages 5K at 8:30 AM. Strollers and walkers welcome! There’s a fun live DJ, plenty of great refreshments, sponsor booths & demos. And, did we mention, a spacious indoor staging area complete with indoor bathrooms at the US Patent & Trademark Office building?!! What’s not to love?!
See the link for more details and to register.
5K – $30 advance, $40 race day
1K Fun Run – $12 advance / $15 race day
Oh, and use code RUNWASH for 10% off!
3819 Gallows Road
Springfield, Virginia 22003 Map
JOIN US ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 @9:00AM TO RUN THE SECOND EDITION OF WESTMINSTER SCHOOL 5K. ALSO FEATURING A 1K RACE AND A FUN RUN.
CASH PRIZES FOR TOP RUNNERS.
5K: AGES 9 AND UP $30
1K: AGE 9 AND UNDER $15
FUN RUN : AGE 5 AND UNDER $5
1ST PLACE $250 2ND PLACE $150 3RD PLACE $100
This event will raise money to benefit the Westminster School programs and support learning and enrichment opportunities for students and teachers.