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Today 8:30am - 9:45am

Kevin Stoddard Superhero 5k & Fun Run

Wheaton Regional Park

2002 Shorefield Road

Silver Spring, Maryland 20902 Map

Event Info

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

Category: 1mi (7) 5k (47)
Today 7:45am - 10:00am

Festival of Leaves 5K

Skyline High School

151 Skyline Vista Drive

Front Royal, Virginia 22630 Map

Category: 5k (47)
Saturday, October 19
October 19 8:30am - 10:00am

Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run

Burkittsville Ruritan Community Center

500 East Main St

Burkittsville, Maryland 21718 Map

Event Info

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

October 19 8:30am - 10:00am

Blaine Whorl 5K

St. Mary's Ryken High School

22600 Camp Calvert road

Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 Map

Category: 5k (47)
October 19 9:00am - 10:30am

Anacostia parkrun

Anacostia Park

1901 Anacostia Dr

Washington, D.C. 20020 Map

Category: 5k (47)
October 19 11:00am - 1:00pm

Old Bust Head Benefit 5k

Old Bust Head Brewing Co.

7134 Farm Station Road

Warrenton, Virginia 20187 Map

Category: 5k (47)
Sunday, October 20
October 20 8:00am - 9:45am

5K/1 Mile Walk

North Bethesda Middle School Baseball Field, Bethesda, MD

8935 Bradmoor Dr

Bethesda, Maryland 20817 Map

Category: 5k (47)
October 20 10:00am - 12:00pm

James W. Foley Freedom Run

Rock Creek Part (Grove 1)

Shoemaker St NW (Spring of Freedom St NW)

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Category: 5k (47)
Saturday, October 26
October 26 8:00am - 10:00am

DCHA Season of Giving 5K

Rock Creek Park Picnic Area 24

Rock Creek Park Picnic Area 24

Washington, D.C. 20011 Map

Category: 5k (47)
Sunday, October 27
October 27 8:00am - 10:00am

Monster Mash Dash 5k

Franklin Sherman Elementary School

6633 Brawner St.

McLean, Virginia 22101 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 1mi (7) 5k (47)
Saturday, November 2
November 2 9:00am - 12:00pm

Scout 5k Fun Run

Prince William Forest Park

Turkey Run Prince William Forest Park 18170 Park Entrance Rd

Triangle, Virginia 22172 Map

Category: 1mi (7) 5k (47)
Sunday, November 3
November 3 8:00am - 10:00am

Parks 10k

West Potomac Park

Independence Ave. SW

Washington, D.C. 20418 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 10k (11)
Saturday, November 9
November 9 6:00am - 7:00pm

Stone Mill 50 Mile

Montgomery Village

10631 stedwick (elementary school)

Montgomery village, Maryland 20886 Map

Category: 50 Mile (1)
Sunday, November 10
November 10 8:00am - 10:00am

Veteran’s Day 5k

Fairfax Corner

11895 Grand Commons Ave.

Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 1k (7) 5k (47)
Wednesday, November 13
Saturday, November 16
November 16 8:30am - 10:00am

St. Rita 5K & Fun Run

U.S. Patent & Trademark Building

2025 Eisenhower Ave.

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 5k (47) Kids' Run (6)
November 16 10:30am - 2:00pm

Birds & Birdies 6k

Pinecrest Golf Course

6600 Little River Turnpike

Alexandria, Virginia 22312 Map

Category: 6K (1)
Saturday, November 23
November 23 9:00am - 1:00pm

Alumni Challenge

National Harbor

National Harbor

Fort Washington, Maryland 20745 Map

Category: 5k (47) Fun Run (11)
Thursday, November 28
November 28 8:00am - 10:00am

Turkey Day 5k

South Lakes High School

11400 South Lakes Drive

Reston, Virginia 20191 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 1mi (7) 5k (47) Kids' Run (6)
November 28 8:30am - 11:30am

Prince William Turkey Trot

Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

9100 Freedom Center Blvd

Manassas, Virginia 20110 Map

Category: 1mi (7) 5k (47)
Saturday, November 30
Saturday, December 7
December 7 8:30am - 10:15am

Candy Cane Dash 5K

Wm. Talley Rec Center, Baker Park

121 N. Bentz St

Frederick, Maryland 21701 Map

Event Info

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

Category: 1k (7) 5k (47)
December 7 9:00am - 12:00pm

Tacky Sweater 5k

Smartmouth Brewery

1309 Raleigh Ave

Norfolk, Virginia 23507 Map

Category: 5k (47) Other (1)
Sunday, December 8
December 8 8:30am - 10:00am

Run with Santa 5k

Reston Town Center

11911 Democracy Drive

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 5k (47) Kids' Run (6)
December 8 8:30am - 12:00am

Holiday Half and 4 miler

Wakefield Park, Annandale, VA

8100 Braddock Road

Annandale, Virginia 22003 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 4mi (1) Half Marathon (4)
Saturday, December 14
December 14 9:00am - 11:00am


One Loudoun

20626 Easthampton Plz

Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Map

Event Info

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

Category: 10k (11) 1k (7) 5k (47)
Sunday, December 15
December 15 8:30am - 10:00am

Frosty 5k

Fairfax Corner

11895 Grand Commons Ave.

Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 1k (7) 5k (47) Kids' Run (6)
Wednesday, January 1
January 1 10:00am - 12:00am

New Year’s Day 5K

Reston Town Center - Market Station

Market Street

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Event Info

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.

Category: 5k (47)
Saturday, March 21
Saturday, June 13
Sunday, June 21
June 21 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Blandy Summer Solstice Run

Flandy Experimental Farm at the the State Arboretum of Virginia

400 Blandy Farm Lane

Boyce, Virginia 22620 Map

Category: 5k (47)

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