DC Area Race Calendar

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Category: All Events
Saturday, April 1
Sunday, April 2
Saturday, April 8
Sunday, April 9
Tuesday, April 11
Saturday, April 15
April 15 8:00am - 10:30am

Try Or Fail Spring Forward 10K, 5K, 1 Mile

Workhouse Arts Center

9518 Workhouse Way

Lorton, Virginia 22079 Map

Event Info

Come join us for the second annual Try Or Fail Spring Forward races! The 1-mile course will be run on the Workhouse Arts Center property starting and ending at the baseball fields going out and back. The 5K and the 10K races will both start from the Workhouse Arts Center as well, beginning on road and transitioning into the Cross Country Trail towards Giles Run before turning around to return to the Workhouse Arts Center. The grounds of the previous Lorton Reformatory have been repurposed by the Cultural Arts Center and houses famous pieces of art by local and renown artists which truly is a site to see during the year.

Category: 10k (77) 1mi (21) 5k (139)
Sunday, April 16
Tuesday, April 18
Saturday, April 22
Sunday, April 23
April 23 8:00am - 11:00am

2023 PNC Parkway Classic

Oronoco Bay Park

100 Madison Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Event Info

Born in 1984 as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC area, to beautiful views of the Potomac and charming streets of Alexandria, the PNC Parkway Classic is a journey that celebrates the simple joys of road racing.

Category: 10mi (8) 5k (139) Kids Run (15) Virtual option (93)
Monday, April 24
Saturday, April 29
Sunday, April 30
Thursday, May 4
Friday, May 5
May 5 6:00pm - 8:00pm

2023 Molon Lave 5k

Molon Lave Winery

10075 Lees Mill Rd

Warrenton, Virginia 20186 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Saturday, May 6
May 6 8:00am - 10:00am

Wood Acres JogFest

Wood Acres Local Park, Bethesda, MD

5850 Wynnwood Rd

Bethesda, Maryland 20816 Map

Category: 1mi (21) 5k (139) Fun Run (6)
May 6 8:30am - 10:00am

Kids on the Run 2023

Bohrer Park at the Pond Pavilion

506 South Frederick Ave

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 Map

Category: Kids Run (15)
Sunday, May 7
Tuesday, May 9
Saturday, May 13
Sunday, May 14
Saturday, May 20
Sunday, May 21
May 21 7:30am - 11:00am

Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon

Carderock Recreation Area

C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway

Carderock, Maryland 20854 Map

Event Info

Start Time – 7:30 AM
– Race on the scenic C&O Towpath
– Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
– Colorful, technical shirt
– Medals to all half marathon finishers
Packet Pickup: Sunday, May 21st, 6:00 AM – 7:15 AM, on site at C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD

The race starts and ends at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.

  • Six aid stations six times (approximately every 2 miles)
  • Each aid station has water and Gatorade
  • First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.

Race proceeds benefit MCC Charity Partners who volunteer at our events.

Category: Half Marathon (43)
May 21 8:00am - 10:00am

Run Aware XC 5K 2023

Cabin John Regional Park

10900 Westlake Dr

Bethesda, Maryland 20817 Map

Category: 5k (139)
May 21 8:00am - 11:00am

Lookin’ for a Cure

Roosevelt Island

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

Arlington, Virginia 22209 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Saturday, May 27
Sunday, May 28
Monday, May 29
May 29 8:00am - 12:00pm

A Salute to Our Troops

CFC Campus

44505 Atwater Drive

Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Map

Event Info

Celebrate Memorial Day! Honor our past and present military heroes and first responders by running in the annual RINGING IN HOPE: A SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS! Join your friends and neighbors on May 29, 2023, at Christian Fellowship Campus, in Ashburn, VA. Make this Memorial Day Race a truly memorable event. Run, Walk or Jog to honor the men and women who serve our community and our country! Loads of family fun activities and more than $5,000 in prizes to be awarded! REGISTER TODAY: RingingInHope.com

Category: 10k (77) 1mi (21) 5k (139)
May 29 8:30am - 10:00am

2023 Memorial Day 5k

Old Mill Park

2410 Caroline Street

Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Saturday, June 3
June 3 8:00am - 11:00am

Hero Dogs 3rd Annual 5K9

Congressional Cemetary

1801 E Street SE

Washington, D.C. 20003 Map

Event Info

The in-person event at the historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC will include a 5K and 1K fun run. There will also be a virtual option for supporters outside the DC area. Race week festivities will also include an amazing silent auction and a fun post-race party. This year we are also offering registration for your furry 4-legged friends – Add-on Registration for Pups is $10 and includes a Hero Dogs Bandana! Please note: Only Hero Dogs will be permitted at the in-person event (service dogs, therapy dogs, skilled home companions and service dogs in training). Other dogs may register to receive the bandana giveaway but will not be allowed at Congressional.

Be sure to post your photos on Instagram and tag @HeroDogsInc and use the hashtag #HeroDogs5K9 to win some amazing prizes – Prizes will be awarded to the top event fundraisers, best race day photos (VIRTUAL), best race day outfit (IN-PERSON) and top 3 male and female finishers (IN-PERSON).

Registration Deadlines as follows:

March 30th – Last Day for Early Bird Registration ($30)

April 30th – Last Day for Priority Registration ($35)

May 22nd – Last Day for Late Registration

*Late Registration does NOT guarantee receipt of t-shirt on or before race day.

Category: 1k (2) 5k (139)
Sunday, June 4
Saturday, June 10
Sunday, June 11
Tuesday, June 13
Saturday, June 17
June 17 8:00am - 10:00am

Run for Roses 5K 2023

Wheaton Regional Park

2000 Shorefield Rd

Silver Spring, Maryland 20902 Map

Category: 5k (139)
June 17 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Suds & Soles 5K 2023

Rockville Town Square

30 Maryland Ave

Rockville, Maryland 20850 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Sunday, June 18
Monday, June 19
Saturday, June 24
Sunday, June 25
Monday, June 26
Saturday, July 1
Sunday, July 2
Monday, July 3
Tuesday, July 4
Friday, July 7
Saturday, July 8
Sunday, July 9
Tuesday, July 11
Saturday, July 15
July 15 7:30am - 9:00am

Matthew Henson Trail 5K 2023

Matthew Henson Trail Parking (next to Global Mission Church)

13421 Georgia Ave

Silver Spring, Maryland 20906 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Sunday, July 16
Saturday, July 22
Sunday, July 23
Saturday, July 29
Sunday, July 30
Saturday, August 5
Tuesday, August 8
Saturday, August 12
Sunday, August 13
Saturday, August 19
August 19 9:00am - 5:00pm

Blue Valley Wine Run 5k

Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery

5535 Blue Vly Wy

Delaplane, Virginia 20144 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Sunday, August 20
August 20 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wisdom Oak Wine Run 5k

Wisdom Oak Winery

3613 Walnut Branch Ln

North Garden, Virginia 22959 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Saturday, August 26
Sunday, August 27
Saturday, September 2
Sunday, September 3
Saturday, September 9
Sunday, September 10
September 10 7:15am - 9:30am

George Washington Patriot Run

George Washington's Mount Vernon

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway

Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121 Map

Event Info

Join George Washington’s Mount Vernon for a 10-miler and 5K race along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. This race is live and in-person, with a virtual option for those who prefer to run at their own pace and schedule.

Cross the finish line with the first president’s Mansion in view and receive a t-shirt and medal.

The Finish Festival will offer music, food and beverage concessions, and a free beer for each runner.

Category: 10mi (8) 5k (139)
Tuesday, September 12
Saturday, September 16
Sunday, September 17
September 17 8:00am - 1:00pm

Revenge of the Penguins

Carderock Recreation Area

C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway

Carderock, Maryland 20854 Map

Event Info

Race starts at 8:00AM

Join us for a low-key, low-stress practice race for anyone training for a marathon, half marathon, or for anyone that just wants the challenge.

Packet Pickup: Sunday, September 17, 6:00 AM -7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.

  • Directions to Parking can be found using Google Maps
  • Parking is available in the parking area near the start/finish line.
    Course starts near Mile 10.5 running West to Mile post 12.0 and East to Mile post 2.0 for 20 mile and Mile post 7.0 for 10 Mile runs and turn West to the same place where the race was started.
  • Five aid stations along the course.
  • 10 Mile runners pass aid stations five times.
  • 20 Miler pass aid stations ten times (approximately every two miles).
  • Each aid station has water and Gatorade.
  • First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.
  • This unique out-and-back course runs through one of the area’s first environmentally-protected zones, dating back to the 1830’s.
  • Watch for deer and other wildlife at dawn.
  • The C&O Canal for its entire 184.5-mile length is a swath of green amidst urban development.
  • The race course is a narrow (12-foot) wide unpaved trail, entirely flat, and runs past 150-year-old locks and gatehouses.

Hosted by Marathon Charity Cooperation’s partner charities.

Category: 10mi (8) 20mi (1)
Saturday, September 23
Sunday, September 24
September 24 7:00am - 10:00am

Run Geek Run

Alexandria, VA

Main Line Blvd

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Category: 5k (139) Fun Run (6) Walk (8)
Sunday, October 1
Saturday, October 7
October 7 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Three Fox 5k & 1M

Three Fox Vineyards

10100 Three Fox Ln

Delaplane, Virginia 20144 Map

Category: 1mi (21) 5k (139)
Sunday, October 8
Monday, October 9
Tuesday, October 10
Saturday, October 14
Sunday, October 15
Saturday, October 21
Sunday, October 22
Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29
Saturday, November 4
Sunday, November 5
November 5 8:30am - 10:00am

Rockville 10k/5k 2023

King Farm Village Center

403 Redland Blvd

Rockville, Maryland 20850 Map

Category: 10k (77) 5k (139)
Saturday, November 11
November 11 6:00am - 8:30pm

Stone Mill 50 Mile 2023

Stedwick Elementary School

10631 Stedwick Rd

Montgomery Village, Maryland 20886 Map

Category: 50mi (1)
Sunday, November 12
Saturday, November 18
November 18 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Run Under the Lights

Seneca Creek State Park

11950 Clopper Rd.

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 Map

Category: 5k (139)
Sunday, November 19
Friday, November 24
Saturday, November 25
Sunday, November 26
Saturday, December 2
Sunday, December 3
Sunday, December 10
December 10 9:00am - 10:30am

Seneca Slopes 9K 2023

Seneca Creek State Park

11950 Clopper Rd.

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 Map

Saturday, December 16
Sunday, December 17
Saturday, December 23
Sunday, December 24
Saturday, December 30
Sunday, December 31

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