DC Area Race Calendar
The 8th Annual Harrity Race Against Heart Disease will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Registration starts at 7 AM and the race begins at 8 AM in the parking lot of 11350 Random Hills Road. There is a 5k run (prizes available to both male and female first, second, and third place) and a one mile fun run! Registration fee is $30 and 100% of all proceeds will go to the American Heart Association.
Mid-Atlantic Community Church
2485 Davidsonville Rd
Gambrills, Maryland 21054 Map
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network will be holding its 16th annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel and Fun Run, Sunday, September 22, beginning and ending at Tysons Sport & Health in McLean, Va (8250 Greensboro Dr., McLean, Virginia 22102).
Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Registration includes a post-race party with food and entertainment. Proceeds from the race will support MedStar NRH’s adaptive sports programs, which enable para-athletes – those with disabilities to stay active by competing in Paralympic sports such as wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, sled hockey, wheelchair rugby, hand cycling and our weekly fitness classes.
Registration fee is $40 until online registration closes on Thursday, Sept. 19; $45 on race day. Race day registration will be available during packet pick up.
To register go to: http://www.MedStarNRH.org/SuperH5K
Brambleton Town Center (in front of Regal Cinemas)
42395 Ryan Rd
Ashburn, Virginia 20148 Map
3rd Annual Two By Four Race Against Childhood and Canine Cancer in Brambleton Town Center, Brambleton, Virginia – for two and four legged athletes! Unique format features a certified, timed 5K (8:00AM start) as well as an un-timed 1 Mile Dog Jog (owners & pups) and Kids Fun Run (9:00AM consecutive starts). Part of the Race Brambleton Series.
The goal of this unique race is to bring our wider community together to raise awareness and raise funds for critical research to end the cancers kids and our canine companions BOTH develop! Hosted by NoVa’s Canines-N-Kids Foundation in partnership with Smashing Walnuts Foundation.
The 5K Registration cost:
$25 Early Registration through July 31
$30 Regular Registration Aug 1 – Aug. 31
$35 Late Registration Sept. 1 – Sept. 26
$40 Packet Pick Sept 27 & Sept 28
Age 18 and under:$25 through Sept 28
**5k participants registered by September 15 will receive a commemorative race t-shirt.
The Dog Jog Registration cost:
$25 Early Registration through July 31
$30 Regular Registration Aug 1 – Aug. 31
$35 Late Registration Sept. 1 – Sept. 26
$40 Packet Pick Sept 27 & Sept 28
$15 additional for second canine (maximum two canines per human)
Age 18 and under: $25 through Sept 28
**Dog Jog participants registered by September 15 will receive a commemorative race t-shirt and bandana
The Fun Run (humans only!) Registration cost:
$25 through Sept. 28
**Fun Run participants registered by September 15 will receive a commemorative race t-shirt
Virtual 5k Registration Cost:
$30 through Sept. 28
**Virtual 5k participants registered by September 15 will receive a commemorative race t-shirt which will be mailed to the address provided at registration after September 28.
Burke Lake Park
7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, Virginia 22039 Map
Capital Crescent Towpath
Washington, D.C. 20007 Map
The Race 4 Recovery 5K is an annual run/walk event that is certified and professionally timed and is based on providing immediate action to those threatened from addiction and overdose. This run/walk is to promote awareness, break down stigmas associated with addition, honor those that have been lost, and support those who currently are in the fight. The event will be held at Rockville Town Square. This is a road run and there will be multiple street closures. Entertainment, Bands, DJ, top giveaways, cash prizes, and prize drawings. There will also be a virtual event to enable those who can’t be there in person, or aren’t up for doing a 5K, to show your support by registering and doing a walk or run on your own and sharing a photo.
The Perfect 10 sponsored by Fidelity Investments: 10 mile or 10K race….you choose!! Start and Finish at South Lakes HS in Reston, VA. Great finisher medals and after party. Overall and age group awards for both distances.
Both races begin at 8:00 am. Registration Fees start at $45 (10M) and $40 (10K) through August 30…then the price goes up. Fee includes; race shirt, finisher medal, post race refreshments and free photos.
There is also a 1 mile fun run!
Online registration will remain open through race morning.
Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
7800 Cellar Door Drive
Bristow, Virginia 20136 Map
Bachman Valley Half Marathon
460 Old Bachmans Valley Rd
Westminster, Maryland 21157 Map
The 14th annual Boo! 10K run and Tidal Basin walk will take place on Sunday, October 6th in West Potomac Park, Washington, DC. The event is Halloween-themed and is a seasonal favorite of many runners. Run in costume if you wish!
Potomac River Running Fall Classic 10K is sure to become one of your new favorite events! Kick off the fall in style and run the Fall Classic at One Loudoun on October 6.
The race will start at 8:00 am and run throughout the Ashburn neighborhoods. Registration fees begin at $40! So register early to get the best price.
The 5th Annual VIDA Thrive 5k
Saturday, October 12, 2019 at ROCK CREEK PARK!
Join VIDA Fitness and Thrive DC for the annual 5k! All proceeds will benefit Thrive DC – a non-profit organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the DC area.
The new location is along Beach Drive through beautiful Rock Creek Park. The VIDA Fitness 5k has a range of competitive runners, walkers, friends, families and even pets & baby strollers! Run solo or make a team to help raise money for Thrive DC as they celebrate their 40th year providing essential services to DC’s homeless population.
Not a VIDA member? No problem! This charity race is open to all.
Early Bird registration now open: $35 (will increase)
Bag Drop opens: 7am
Race start time: 8am
For more info and to register: www.vidathrive5k.com
Interested in becoming a sponsor? www.vidathrive5k.com/sponsor
Join us on Saturday, October 12 and enjoy running a Cross Country 5K race at Bull Run Regional Park Special Events Center. The first race of the day, at 8:30 am, will be open to the general public. Then feel free to stick around and watch as the area’s High School Cross Country teams compete.
Registration fees start at $35 and $25 for 14 & under participates until September 13, then the prices go up, so register now. There is plenty of free onsite parking.
Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia (RIF of NOVA) provides books for over 20,000 deserving children at 36 schools and sites in the City of Alexandria, and in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William counties. Help make a tangible impact in our community by running or walking to promote children’s literacy!
Book It For Books is open to serious and fun runners, walkers, children, and families (including strollers). To add to the fun, participants are invited to wear a favorite book character costume! This is not required, but it adds to the fun. The 5K gun time is 9:00 a.m. firm; the one-mile fun run start time is 9:10 a.m. (approx.)
Registration: https://potomac.enmotive.com/events/register/2019-book-it-for-books-5k. Online registration closes on Thursday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m.
5K: $35 through October 10, $40 during packet pick-up & on race day
5K (17 & Under): $25 through October 10, $30 during packet pick-up & on race day
Fun Run/Walk: $20 through October 10, $25 during packet pick up & on race day
Reduced prices for school/children’s/scout teams; email [email protected] to request info.
Packet pick-up will be available at the =PR= Arlington Store (4238 Wilson Blvd, Ste. 1235 Arlington, VA 22203) from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11; and again at the race day site on Saturday, October 12 starting at 8:30 a.m.
Race shirts will be given to participants who register online by September 26. Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers. All children who participate will receive a medal and a book to take home. Prizes will be given for best costume. Clifford, the big red dog, will make an appearance!
Not able to run/walk? Donations gratefully accepted at: http://www.rifnova.org/donate or via our PR Race registration site. Thank you!
Join us on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am, in Washington, DC, or virtually from wherever you are, to honor law enforcement with the Run for the Badge 5K. You can participate in person or virtually! New this year is a Junior Cadet category for children ages 8-13.
This year, our 5K will commemorate the National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building’s 1-year anniversary! The Run for the Badge is also teaming up with our FREE Family Fun Day at the Museum. Activities will include a scavenger hunt, obstacle course, take-home crafts, and more!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.