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Saturday, May 26
May 26 7:15am - 9:30am

DC River Run for Orphans

East Potomac Park, Washington,DC

972 Ohio Dr SW

Washington, D.C. 20242-0001 Map

Event Info

7:15 am – Race packet pick up begins
7:45 am – 1 Mile Fun Run begins
8:00 am – Race packet pick up closes
8:00 am – 5K begins
9:30 am – Race times posted / Event activities
Early registration: 5K Run- 18+ $35.00, 5K- 11 to 17 $25.00, 5K- child $0.00, Fun Run- 11+ $25.00, Fun Run- child $0.00
Wear red, white and blue for Memorial Day
Plenty of free parking on the street.
The starting gate is near East Potomac Golf Course, 972 Ohio Drive, SW
Run to create a river of resources for vulnerable children. Create a page and raise funds on Crowdrise.

Category: 1mi (11) 5k (60)
Sunday, May 27
May 27 7:30am - 12:00pm

Alexandria Running Festival


600 Dulany Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Event Info

Alexandria Running Festival includes a half marathon and 5K in Alexandria through Holmes Run and Brenman Parks.
May 27th, 2018
Half Marathon – 7:30AM
Kids 1K Fun Run – 7:45AM
5K Run – 8:00AM
This scenic course is mostly flat and shaded providing a combination of trails, parks, and roads. Run a fast race on a flat course alongside two creeks with free parking at the start / finish, enthusiastic aid station volunteers with great food and awards afterwards.

Category: 1k (2) 5k (60) Half Marathon (18)
May 27 8:00am - 10:15am

Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint and 6K

Westfield Montgomery

7101 Democracy Blvd

Bethesda, Maryland 20817 Map

Event Info

The Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K is a fun, family-friendly event, with something for everyone! There is a timed 6K walk/run. For the kids, there is a 1K walk/run and Tot Sprint. There will be games and entertainment for all throughout the event at our Superhero Central. For our competitive runners, the 6K is a USATF-certified event, with top finisher recognition and prizes.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for research (DefeatDIPG.org). The Foundation was created in memory of Michael Mosier, a six-year-old little boy from Bethesda, Maryland.

For the 6K: Early Bird registration is $30. Prices go up to $35 on March 1, $40 at Packet Pickup, and $45 on Race Day.
For the Kids Runs: Early Bird registration is $15. Prices go up to $20 on March 1, $25 at Packet Pickup, and $30 on Race Day.

Event Schedule:
8:00 am – Opening ceremony, including recognition of childhood cancer participants
8:30 am – Superhero 6K Walk/Run
9:30 am – Superhero 1K Sprint & Superhero Tot Sprint
10:00 am – Closing ceremony, including recognition of top finishers and fundraisers

Category: 6K (1) Kids' Run (10)
Monday, May 28
May 28 8:00am - 11:30am

Jeremy’s Run

Fair Hill Shopping Center

18100 Town Cener Drive

Olney, Maryland Map

Event Info

Jeremy’s Run is a 5K walk/run, 10K Run, and a 1 mile fun run. This race is in memory of Jeremy Glass and the purpose of the event is to raise awareness to the dangers of substance and opiate abuse. The race starts and finishes at the Fair Hill Shopping Center. This is a road race through beautiful Olney and Brookeville, Maryland neighborhoods and country roads with moderate hills. The top 3 Male/Female finishers in every age category will receive trophies and medals. All fun runners will receive a finisher’s medal as they cross the finish line. There will be free tee shirts, cinch backpacks, great food and drink, photographs by Universal Photography, music by Electric Entertainment, huge post race fair, raffles with large prizes, free massage and acupuncture, and a kid’s zone with moon bounce, face painting, clowns and balloon twisting. This is a wonderful family event! Prices and complete details are on our website.

Category: 10k (17) 1mi (11) 5k (60)
Saturday, June 2
June 2 7:00am - 12:00pm

Wayfarer’s Half and 10K

Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

550 Taylor Ave

Annapolis, Maryland 21401 Map

Event Info

Featuring a scenic course through historic Annapolis, MD, the first-ever Wayfarer’s Half Marathon and 10K is a new type of event that goes beyond race weekend with incentives to keep you running and exploring your community. Begin your journey with us today!

Category: 10k (17) 1mi (11) Half Marathon (18)
June 2 8:00am - 10:00am

QoA Soar Like an Eagle 5K

Queen of Apostle School

4409 Sano Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22312 Map

Event Info

June 2, 8:00 am Start. A timed 5K starts and ends at Queen of Apostles School and takes the runner through the Heywood Glen and Parklawn neighborhoods between Lincolnia Road and Columbia Pike. Suburban roads with moderate hills and lots of flat. $25 registration with no additional fees. Proceeds benefit Queen of Apostles Catholic School, a K-8 parochial school on Sano Street off of Braddock and Lincolnia Road.

Category: 5k (60)
Sunday, June 3
Friday, June 8
Saturday, June 9
June 9 7:00am - 10:00am

Lawyers Have Heart 10K/5K

Washington Harbor

3050 K St NW

Washington, D.C. 20007 Map

Event Info

NEW IN 2018:

Lawyers Have Heart is the premier athletic philanthropic event led by the greater Washington DC legal community and brings together more than 300 organizations and over 6000 runners and walkers in support of the American Heart Association. Since 1991, Lawyers Have Heart has raised over $12 million for AHA and each year is one of the largest 10K races in the Washington D.C. area. Register and help us reach our fundraising goal of $1.2M for the American Heart Association in 2018!

Use Code “PACERS18” for 10% off!

Category: 10k (17) 5k (60)
Sunday, June 10
Saturday, June 16
June 16 9:00am - 12:00pm

Losing to Live 5K Run/Walk

Capital Baptist Church

3504 Gallows Road

Annandale, Virginia 22003 Map

Event Info

Event Registration – Losing to Live 5k

When and Where:
Saturday June 16th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Capital Baptist Church Annandale, Virginia

Classic Course: A 3.1 mile USATF certified moderate hills course loop through the beautiful residential streets in Annandale.

Entry Fee: $20 thru June 11th or $25 after.
All entrants will receive an official T-Shirt and a delicious brunch.

Great Prizes and Post-Race Brunch:
Join us after the race for a healthy brunch.
The top three women and the top three men overall and 10 year age groups will receive awards at the finishing rally brunch. Times will be recorded by Race Packet, Inc. (Transponder Timing) and posted on their website. This race is a part of the 2018 RacePacket Grand Prix series, and full results will be mailed to all finishers.

Benefiting A Fantastic Cause:
Losing to Live helps people achieve a healthy lifestyle and overcome obesity.
Easy Access: This convenient location is just minutes from your house at 3504 Gallows Rd., 1/2 mile inside the I-495 Capital Beltway at exit 51.

Race Entry: Spectators welcomed to watch and cheer on the runners.

Category: 5k (60)
June 16 8:00am - 11:00am

4th Annual Agape 5k

Building Families for Children

7161 Columbia Gateway Drive

Columbia, Maryland 21046 Map

Category: 5k (60)
Sunday, June 17
Saturday, June 23
June 23 7:00am - 10:30am

Dash for DASH 5k

Metropolitan Branch Trail

680 Rhode Island Avenue, NE

Washington, D.C. 20002 Map

Category: 5k (60)
June 23 8:00am - 9:00am

Dash-for-DASH 5K

Metropolitan Branch Trail

680 Rhode Island Avenue, NE

Washington, DC, D.C. 20002 Map

Category: 5k (60)
June 23 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Suds & Soles 5K

Courthouse Square, Rockville Town Center

196 East Mongtomery Avenue

Rockville, Maryland 20850 Map

Category: 5k (60) Kids' Run (10)
Wednesday, July 4
July 4 8:00am - 10:00am

Autism Speaks 5K

Potomac Library

10101 Glenolden Drive

Potomac, Maryland 20854 Map

Category: 5k (60)
Saturday, July 14
July 14 8:30pm - 9:30pm

NWFCU Neon Night

Northwest Federal Credit Union

200 Spring Street

Herndon, Virginia 20170 Map

Category: 5k (60)
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