Washington, DC

Alumni Challenge

National Harbor
National Harbor
Fort Washington, Maryland 20745

Runners can participate as an individual or as a team in the Alumni Challenge 5K. The race is centered around representing your school and favorite team, while raising money to fight cancer . Fans are encouraged to come out and support your school by wearing your team colors during the run, all while helping to raise money for the V Foundation for Cancer Research! The race features an individual 5K, Team Relay 25K, a 1 mile walk and a virtual option for those running from afar.

– $45 registration
– Compete for the 5K Championship Trophy (finisher medal included)
25k Team Relay
– $200 registration
-Gather your team of 5 and represent your school to compete in the 25K team relay challenge! (finisher medal included)
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
-$25 registration
Virtual Race
-Unable to attend but want to show your school spirit and help the fight against cancer by recording your run on the day of the event anywhere in the country and submit results via an technology device activity tracker (ex. Fitbit, Garmin, etc.)

Additionally racers can join the Fundraising Challenge today and help support the fight against cancer. 100% of your donations will benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Participants that fundraise over $100 will be entered to win a VIP Sports Experience! The winner of the VIP Experience will be announced on November 25. Donations will be accepted through November 24 at 11:59pm. The school or university with the highest amount of money raised will be honored at the event and will receive the Alumni Challenge Champion Award that will be presented at the event

Race Day Schedule:
6:00am – 8:30am – Bib Pickup & Late Registration
8:45am – Pre-Race Warmup
8:55am – National Anthem & Pre-Race Announcements
9:00am – 5K Run Start
9:10am – Team Relay Start
9:15am – 1 Mile Walk Start
8:00am-1:00pm – Post-Race Tailgate Party!

Post race, runners will be treated to a spectacular tailgate party with food trucks, local craft beers, music and gorgeous views of the Potomac River from National Harbor!

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