DC Area Race Calendar
Join us the morning of Sunday, October 13, 2019 through Wheaton Regional Park for a race in memory of Kevin Stoddard. Runners and walkers are welcome to go for gold in the a 5k course that winds through the beautiful scenery in Wheaton Regional and Brookside Gardens. Or break out your best cape and channel your favorite superhero in the 1-mile fun run! Can’t be there in person? Consider registering for the Virtual 5k and we’ll send you all your superhero swag so you can soar with us in spirit.
Overall awards for men and women’s place finishers, age groups, best superhero costumes and spirit, and door prizes.
5k Early Bird Pricing until August 1: $30
August 1 – October 1: $35
October 1 – Race Day: $40
1 Mile Fun Run: $15 before October 1 / $20 after October 1
** Registration is only required for Fun Run if you’d like a t-shirt and superhero wag bag. Anyone is welcome to run/walk our fun run course free of charge.
All proceeds directly benefit the SuperHERO Kevin Stoddard Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that funds critical programs for those struggling with mental illness and addiction.
7:00 – 8:30 – Race day registration & packet pick up
8:30 – 5k Start
8:45 – KAPOW Fun Run
9:30 – Awards and merriment
Wine? YES! The Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run starts at 0830 and takes participants on a journey through historic Burkittsville MD., Boordy’s South Mountain Vineyard, and the Distillery Lane Ciderworks’ orchard, utilizing a beautiful hybrid cross-country/road course. We’ll have wine glasses for all participants, wine-themed finisher’s medals, unique ceramic overall awards, and tons of door prizes.
The tasting room at DLC will be open immediately following the award ceremony and Boordy is expected to again host tastings in town post-race.
Spook Hill has garnered accolades from Runners World (twice!) and Competitor.com as a “Must Do” fall race! Not convinced yet? Check out the post-run Spook Hill Wine Trail on our website-bringing you more nearby tasting opportunities (and race-day specials for our participants) at some of the most scenic – and scrumptious – wineries in MD. Registration fees: $29.95 thru 5/31; $32.95 6/1 -8/31; $34.95 9/1-9/30; After 10/1, $36.95; Race Day $40
Come decked out in your Halloween best! Join us as we celebrate Halloween with the Monster Mash Dash 5K! The race will be held at Franklin Sherman Elementary School at 8:00 am on October 27th. Runners can register for the 5k or the 1 Mile Fun Run. Early bird pricing : 5k – $35, 5k 14 & Under – $25, 1 Mile – $25, 1 Mile Fun Run Franklin Sherman Students – $20; Standard pricing: 5k – $40, 5k 14 & Under – $30, 1 Mile – $30, 1 Mile Fun Run Franklin Sherman Students – $25.
Join us for the Fidelity Investments Parks 10K in Washington, DC! The race will be held at West Potomac Park at 8:00 am on November 3rd. Early bird pricing: 10k – $40; Standard pricing: 10k – $45.
Join =PR= for the Veterans Day 5k and 1k Fun Run as we honor all US service men and women who have helped keep our great nation safe and free! The race will be held at Fairfax Corner at 8:00 am on November 10th. Runners can register for the 5k or 1k Fun Run. Early bird pricing: 5k – $35, 5k Military – $25, 5k 14 & Under – $25, 1k Fun Run – $25; Standard pricing: 5k – $40, 5k Military – $30, 5k 14 & Under – $30, 1k Fun Run – $30.
Come join a fun-filled morning at Alexandria’s hottest fall 5K, the St. Rita 5K & Fun Run!
The 16th annual running of this perennial favorite features a flat, fast course along Eisenhower Ave., a live DJ, a large indoor staging area with restrooms…. AND over $1,000 in fantastic cash & gift card awards for all age groups.
Walkers & strollers welcome! T-shirts and race bags for all entrants.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
1K Kids Run at 8:00 AM ($12 in advance, $15 day of)
5K starts at 8:30 AM ($30 in advance, $40 day of)
Register with code RUNWASH to save 10% at http://StRita5K.com
Proceeds from the race support St. Rita School, a diverse, classical education Catholic grade school in Alexandria.
Grab your family and friends and start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of Thanksgiving fun and festivities! There’s a run for everyone… 5k, 1 Mile Fun Run, and a free Tot Trot! Early bird pricing: 5k – $35, 5k 14 & Under: $25, 1 Mile Fun Run – $25; Standard pricing: 5k – $40, 5k 14 & Under: $30, 1 Mile Fun Run – $30. Tot Trot registration will be on-site.
The Candy Cane Dash 5K & 1K Fun Run is one of Frederick’s most popular running events and is “the” family run to get you and yours into the Holiday spirit. Benefitting Girls on the Run of Mid & Western MD, this early December event has it all. The unique course will take you through beautiful Baker Park and its one-of-a-kind covered bridge. You’ll finish in style in front of the bandshell stage to the cheers of the spectators. (Course certification pending) We’ll have great shirts (see website for details), finisher’s medals that double as collectible Christmas ornaments, and of course, every finisher gets a candy cane!
0830 – 1K start
0855 – Wheelchair Athlete 5K Start
0900 – 5K Start
Are you ready? Word on the street is Santa and Mrs. Claus have been training like champions! Join us for the 8th annual Run With Santa 5k! The race will be held at Reston Town Center at 8:30 am on December 8th. Early bird pricing: 5k – $35, 5k 14 & Under – $25; Standard pricing: 5k – $40, 5k 14 & Under – $30. There will be a free Tot Trot with on-site registration.
The Holiday Half Marathon and 4 Mile Fun Run showcases beautiful Wakefield Park, Lake Accotink and the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail. Come and join in on the fun!
The races begin at 8:30 am at Wakefield Park. With fees starting at $55 for the Half Marathon and $35 for the 4 miler.
The Jingle Bell Rock & Run takes place on Saturday, December 14th at the area’s premier gathering place – One Loudoun in Ashburn, Va! Celebrate the holidays with us! Run the 5K/10K race, or have your little ones hop straight out of bed and onto the 1K course for the Jammie Jingle (fun run)! Then, enjoy loads of fun at the after party – let your kids meet with Santa, hear the sounds of the season, enjoy some tasty treats and have the family take part in the festivities that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit!
For more info or to register: RingingInHope.com
Keep your running shoes fired up this winter and join us for the Frosty 5k and 1k Fun Run! The Frosty 5k benefits the Robinson Secondary School Track & Field Team. Early bird pricing: 5k – $35, 1k Fun Run – $25; Standard pricing: 5k – $40, 1k Fun Run – $30. There will be a free Tot Trot with on-site registration.
Start 2020 off right by running the first 5K of the year! All the fun is at Reston Town Center starting at 10:00 am (so you can even sleep in a little).
Registration fee is $35 until fees go up December 7, so register early to get the best price.
Online registrations will stay open through the race morning unless we sell out early.