Washington, DC

DC Area Race Calendar

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Category: All Events
Saturday, June 26
Sunday, June 27
June 27 8:00am - 9:00am

Freedom 5K

Fairfax Corner

11895 Grand Commons Ave

Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Map

Category: 5k (26)
Saturday, July 3
July 3 8:00am - 12:00pm

Yorktown Independence Day 8K

9300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692

9300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692

Yorktown, Virginia 23692 Map

Category: 8k/5mi (2)
Sunday, July 4
July 4 8:00am - 12:00pm

Autism Speaks 5k

Potomac Library

10101 Glenolden Dr,

Potomac, Maryland 20854 Map

Event Info

Start the Fourth of July holiday with us at the 21st Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk in Potomac, MD! Join us for this family-friendly event that will shine a light to help increase understanding and acceptance for the autism community. The July 4th community event will include a timed 5k run and family-friendly 1-mile walk through a scenic Potomac neighborhood.

Proceeds from the 21st annual race will support Autism Speaks’ mission to promote solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for individuals with autism and their families. Registration is required.

We look forward to seeing you in person on Sunday, July 4th at 8:00 am for a great community event! Visit www.autismspeaks5k.org to register, sign-up to be a volunteer or learn more details.

Category: 5k (26)
July 4 7:30pm - 9:30am

Culpeper Freedom 5k

Culpeper Baptist Church

Culpeper Baptist Church 318 south west st.

Culpeper, Virginia 22701 Map

Category: 5k (26)
Saturday, July 10
Sunday, July 11
Saturday, July 24
Sunday, July 25
Saturday, August 7
Sunday, August 15
Saturday, August 21
August 21 4:00pm - 8:00pm

The BREW Mile

House 6 Brewing Company

44427 Atwater Dr

Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Map

Category: 1mi (3)
Saturday, August 28
August 28 10:00pm - 7:00am

Moonlight on the Falls Marathon

Blackwater Falls State Park

Pendleton Point. Overlook

Davis, West Virginia 26260 Map

Event Info

Join us for the Inaugural Moonlight on the Falls Marathon August 28-29, 2021 at beautiful Blackwater Falls State Park in Tucker County, West Virginia. Beat the summer heat and run with us under the stars and enjoy the perfect running temperatures of our cool late summer mountain nights. 

This race will be a nighttime race featuring a Quarter Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon, Distance Challenge, Relay and will be an approximate 6.5 mile(Quarter Marathon) looped course beginning and ending at Pendleton Point in Blackwater Falls State Park. The race will begin at 10 pm and will go until 7 am with options to run Solo, 2 Person Relay, 4 Person Relay, and 6 Person Relay. 

As with all of our races the Moonlight on the Falls Marathon is meant to be a true destination experience. We are planning on a festival-like atmosphere for Packet Pick Up and Pre Race on Saturday with live music, vendors, food, and more! In addition to our festivities, we encourage everyone to check out the endless outdoor recreation opportunities, as well as our funky little mountain towns of Davis, and Thomas.  

Category: Half Marathon (9) Marathon (5) Other (1) Relay (4) Ultramarathon (2)
Saturday, September 4
September 4 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bryce Resort Glow Run

Bryce Four Season Resort

Bryce Resort

1982 Fairway Dr, Virginia 22810 Map

Category: 5k (26)
Sunday, September 5
September 5 8:00am - 9:00am

Great American 5K

Fairfax Corner

11895 Grand Commons Ave

Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Map

Category: 1k (2) 5k (26)
Monday, September 6
Friday, September 10
September 10 5:00am - 6:00pm

Blue Ridge Relay

Grayson Highlands, VA to Asheville, NC

829 Grayson Highlands Lane

Mouth of Wilson, North Carolina 28626 Map

Category: Relay (4)
Saturday, September 11
September 11 9:00am - 1:00pm

Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon

Thomas, WV and Parsons, WV

Mill Race Park (finish)

Parsons, West Virginia 26287 Map

Event Info

The Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon will take place on the Blackwater Canyon and Allegheny Highlands Trails running from Thomas, WV to Mill Race Park in Parsons, WV. Please join us for this epic event in support of the Highlands Trail Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to trail development in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.

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.


In coordination with the West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners’ Helvetia 10k Mountain Run, we’re introducing the Black-Hel Double in 2021 (provided both races are able to happen). This is a two part racing event. First complete the Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon on Saturday. Then travel to Helvetia, WV on Sunday and finish the 10k Mountain Run. Finishers of both races receive a special hat with the Black-Hel Double logo. Awards will be given out at the conclusion of the Helvetia 10k Mountain Run. No additional purchase necessary. Register separately for each race. More information about the Helvetia 10k Mountain Run is available at https://www.wvmtr.org/races/helvetia/details/

Category: Half Marathon (9)
Sunday, September 12
Sunday, September 19
September 19 7:30am - 2:00pm

DC Half

West Potomac Park

2912 Independence Ave SW

Washington, D.C. 20418 Map

Category: Half Marathon (9) Relay (4)
Saturday, September 25
Sunday, September 26
September 26 8:30am - 9:30am


Near George Washington Middle School

1005 Mt Vernon Ave

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Category: 5k (26)
Saturday, October 2
Sunday, October 3
October 3 7:30am - 9:30am

Fall Backyard Burn

Pohick Bay Regional Park

6501 Pohick Bay Dr.

Lorton, Virginia 22079 Map

Category: 10mi (2) 5mi (6)
Saturday, October 9
October 9 8:30am - 9:30am

2021 KS Memorial Superhero 5k & Fun Run

Wheaton Regional Park

2002 Shorefield Road

Silver Spring, Maryland 20902 Map

Event Info

Join us the morning of Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Silver Spring, MD for a race in memory of Kevin Stoddard. All proceeds go directly to the SuperHERO Foundation in Kevin’s honor to help others fighting a superheroic battle against mental illness and addiction. Challenge yourself and go for gold in the 5k! Or break out your best cape and channel your favorite superhero in the 1-mile fun run. Want to join the fun and donate to a good cause, but can’t be there in person? Consider signing up for our virtual race and soar with us in spirit.

Our 5k is a chip-timed race that winds through the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park and Brookside Gardens. We encourage all types of runners and walkers: avid runners, joggers and walkers to participate. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 men and women overall, as well as medals for top men & women in the following age groups: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & over.

Superhero costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be given out for the most creative! We want to see superheroes of all shapes, sizes, and strengths embody Kevin’s superhuman spirit, so bring on your capes, masks, and supernatural tricks.

Category: 1mi (3) 5k (26) Fun Run (6) Kids' Run (2) run (2) Walk (3)
Sunday, October 10
Saturday, October 16
Sunday, October 17
October 17 8:30am - 10:30am

Makin’ Hay 10K

Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center

2929 Sumantown Rd.

Middletown, Maryland 21769 Map

Category: 10k (6)
Saturday, November 6
Sunday, November 7
November 7 8:00am - 11:00am

PNC Parkway Classic

George Washington Memorial Parkway

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy

Mt Vernon, Virginia 22121 Map

Category: 10 Miler (4) 5k (26)
November 7 8:00am - 12:00pm

PNC Parkway Classic

Mt. Vernon Estate

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy

Mt Vernon, Virginia 22121 Map

Category: 10k (6) 5k (26)
Sunday, November 21
Saturday, December 4
December 4 9:00am - 10:15am

Candy Cane Dash 5K

Baker Park

121 N. Bentz St

Frederick, Maryland 21701 Map

Category: 5k (26)

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