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Today 9:00am - 12:00pm

We Can Be Heroes 5k

Thomas Bull Memorial Park

211 NY-416, Montgomery

Montgomery, New York 12549 Map

Category: 5k (23)
Saturday, October 16
October 16 8:00am - 11:00am

Ben’s Run

Stonegate Elementary School

14811 Notley Road

Silver Spring, Maryland Stonegate ES Map

Event Info

In its 10th year of an in-person run, Ben’s Run benefits kids with cancer at Children’s National where Ben was treated for leukemia before he passed away. Goal is to raise $1 million after 10 years. About 1,000 runners and walkers typically register for the 5 mile, 5K or one mile fun run. Welcome ceremony at 8a and gun time is 8:30a. Registration is open at www.bensrun.org. $30 until Oct. 1 and $35 thru race day on Oct. 16. Location: Stonegate ES, 14811 Notley Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905. Packet pick up the day prior at the school, or on race day. Large Silent Auction starts Friday night into Saturday. COVID guidelines to be posted at bensrun.org.

Category: 5k (23) 8k/5mi (1) Fun Run (5)
October 16 9:00am - 10:30am

Book It For Books 5K/One-Mile Run/Walk

Bluemont Park

329 N. Manchester St.

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Event Info

Book It For Books 5K/One-Mile Run/Walk is Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia’s fund- and fun-raiser to help supply books to over 20,000 vulnerable children in the NOVA community. When: October 16, 2021. Book It is an-person event at Bluemont Park in Arlington, Virginia — with a hybrid option for those who prefer to participate at a distance. Click to run, walk, or donate right here: https://potomac.enmotive.com/events/register/2021-book-it-for-books-5k! Start time for in-person: 9:00 a.m. The Book It Run/Walk is open to serious runners, fun runners, walkers, families, and kids — with book character costumes optional. Kids in strollers are free. Come run and have fun and support children’s literacy at the same time!!!

Category: 5k (23) Fun Run (5)
October 16 8:45am - 10:45am

2021 Zombie Run

Driskell Park, Hyattsville, MD

3911 Hamilton Street

Hyattsville, Maryland 20781 Map

Category: 1k (2) 1mi (3) 5k (23)
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 (8)
October 17 9:30am - 12:00pm

FunFitFlex 5K

Centennial Park

10000 Route 108

Ellicott City, Maryland 21042 Map

Category: 5k (23)
Sunday, October 24
Saturday, October 30
October 30 8:30am - 9:30am

St. Rita 5K & Fun Run

Potomac Yard, Alexandria, Va.

1000 Main Line Boulevard

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Event Info

The 17th annual St. Rita 5K & Fun Run is a fall classic in beautiful Alexandria, Va.

This year’s course will take you through the Potomac Yard neighborhood, with a start line just steps away from Braddock Rd. Metro station (Blue/Yellow Line) and free parking.

5K begins 8:30am
1K for kids 8:00am

Awards ceremony to follow. Over $1,000 in cash & prizes to win at this great community event supporting Catholic education. All registrants get a t-shirt and swag bag. Walkers and strollers welcome.

Register now at http://strita5K.com

Category: 1k (2) 5k (23) Fun Run (5) Kids' Run (4)
Sunday, October 31
Saturday, November 6
November 6 9:00am - 12:00pm

Breakthrough Trail 5K

Pamplin Historical Park

6619 Duncan Rd.

Petersburg, Virginia 23803 Map

Category: 5k (23)
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 (23)
November 7 8:00am - 12:00pm

PNC Parkway Classic

Mt. Vernon Estate

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy

Mt Vernon, Virginia 22121 Map

Category: 10k (8) 5k (23)
Saturday, November 13
Saturday, November 20
Sunday, November 21
Thursday, November 25
November 25 9:00am - 12:00pm

Trot for Hunger 5K

Freedom Plaza

the corner of 13th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

D.C. Map

Event Info

This Thanksgiving be part of a time-honored DC tradition — SOME’s 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger 5k. This year, to keep our mission moving during coronavirus concerns, we invite you to join us either in person or virtually:

  • In-person Race & Festival: Join us at Freedom Plaza on November 25th, 2021 – Thanksgiving Morning! Join us for a timed or untimed 5k, our Little Turkey 1-miler, and a family-friendly festival!
  • Virtual Race: For those who would prefer to race virtually, run a timed or untimed 5k from your neighborhood, local park, or wherever you are during the month, all while raising funds and spreading awareness of SOME’s mission!

As one of the largest and only DC-based trots in the region, we are excited for our community to join together for a safe & impactful annual tradition. Funds raised from the Trot for Hunger help benefit thousands of our DC neighbors, including families and the elderly, by providing much-needed food, housing, access to healthcare, employment training, and long-term comprehensive addiction treatment programs.

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 (23)
Sunday, December 5
Saturday, December 11
December 11 9:00am - 11:00am

MoCo Jingle Bell Run

MD Soccerplex

18031 Central Park Circle

Boyds, Maryland 20841 Map

Category: 5k (23)

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