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Sun 10/23/2016 Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series-Race #2 Great Falls, VA (Riverbend) 9:00 a.m. 5.05 mile mile option also available.
The 11th annual Fall Backyard Burn is a series of 5 and 10 mile trail running races held on some of the best trail networks in the Northern Virginia Area. All the courses include a mixture of forested fire roads, twisty hiking trails, several stream crossings, grassy fields, and minimal pavement. A point system adding competitor's four-race point totals will be used to determine the top finishers within each age group of the series.
Sun 10/23/2016 VIDA Fitnss 5K to Beenefit THRIVE DC Washington DC (East Potomac Park) 8:00 a.m. all race profits will benefit Thrive DC – a non-profit organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the DC area.
Sun 10/23/2016 Run Inspired 10K Benefitting Operation Warm Winterthur, DE (Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library) 9:30a.m. The RUN INSPIRED event will benefit and support Operation Warm’s mission to provide brand-new coats to children living in poverty. Beyond warmth, a new coat impacts a child’s self-esteem, truancy, development, and well-being.
Famously known for its annual Point-to-Point Steeplechase event, this new 10k race will uncover the sprawling scenery of the Winterthur property… one that features beautiful gardens, enchanted woods, rolling hills, streams, meadows, forests, and one of the largest mansions in the country!
This race is managed by Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, INC. (DMSE, INC.) – 29-year director of the BAA Boston Marathon.
Sun 10/23/2016 Key School 5K/10K & Family Fun Run Annapolis, MD 9:00 AM The Key School Parents' Association is sponsoring the 37th annual Key School 5K/10K & Family Fun Run. Flat & Fast! The USATF-certified 5k (MD12017JS) & 10K (MD12018JS) courses are ideal for those running their very first race as well as those looking to achieve a new PR. Runners will wind their way through the scenic community of Hillsmere Shores on paved roads, catching glimpses of the South River along the route. Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome!
Sun 10/23/2016 Kids XC Series #5 Sparks Glencoe, MD (Sparks Elementary School) 3:30 p.m. The Charm City Run Kids X-Country Series consists of six races for girls and boys 12 and under - distances vary by age group, from 1/4 mile to 1 mile. While top runners in each group win medals, the series is intended to be a fun, non-competitive, family-friendly introduction to running and all runners will "win" ribbons. Parents are welcome to run with their kids to encourage them and perhaps get a little exercise themselves!
See the calendar for details on series races on 9/11, 9/18, 10/2, 10/9 & 10/20.
Sun 10/23/2016 Epic Run for Food 5K Virginia Beach, VA (Sportsplex) 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Food Allergy Support Group of Tidewater (FASGOT) - offering opportunities to learn about food allergies and meet other people managing related challenges.
Sun 10/23/2016 Dupont Circle Club 5K 3700 Water Street NW Washington DC 20007 9AM Scenic run along the C&O Canal Towpath in Georgetown. Walkers are welcome! Public parking along the length of Water Street and 3 parking garages in the vicinity. M/F awards in all age categories. Registration before 1:30 pm on 9/22: $30, $35 after.
Sat 10/29/2016 MCM Kids Run 2015 Arlington, VA (Pentagon North Parking Lot) 9:30 a.m. Nearly 3,600 children ages 5-12 will participate in the one-mile just-for-fun event. All participants receive a T-shirt, medal and snacks at the finish line.
Sat 10/29/2016 Mount Rainier/Gateway Arts District 5K Mount Rainier, MD 9:30 a.m. (33rd St & Rhode Island Avenue)
Sat 10/29/2016 Anthem Wicked 10K Virginia Beach, VA (Convention Center) 8:00 a.m.
Sat 10/29/2016 Blue Angels Memorial 10K & 5K Run Patuxent River, MD (Naval Air Station) 10:00 a.m. Honoring Capt. Jeff Kuss, USMC
A 5K option starts at 10:10 a.m.
Access to NAS Patuxent River will be open to the general public at 8am on Saturday, October 29th. Enter through Gate 1 at the corner of 235 and Pegg Rd. Please ensure that you have picture identification with you in order to access the military installation. Follow signs for Air Show General Parking (free). Packet Pickup and the Starting line will be a short walk.
Sat 10/29/2016 The Governor's Land Ghoulish Run for the Girl Scouts 5K Williamsburg, VA 9:00 a.m.
Sat 10/29/2016 ASA 5/10K Hunt Valley 9:00 a.m. ASA 5/10k is Athletes Serving Athletes' signature event. Each year, we rely on the tremendous support of businesses and individuals like you to make it all happen! There is be a 5k walk/run, 10k run, and Kids Race. Events range from $25-$30.
Sat 10/29/2016 Ghost,Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k ashburn 4 p.m. Check out www.Ghost5k.com for all race details!
Sat 10/29/2016 Girls on the Run Piedmont Fall 5K Rixeyville, VA 9:30a.m. Time: 5K starts at 9:30 am. On-site registration, Happy Hair, Bib bedazzle and other exciting GOTR program participant events will begin at 8:00 am.
Location: Verdun Adventure Bound 17044 Adventure Bound Trail Rixeyville, Virginia 22737
Sat 10/29/2016 Shelane's Run 5K & Kid's Fun Run Fairfax, VA (Fairfax Government Center) 9:00 a.m. The 1K Kid's Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m.
Shelane's Run was established to honor our dear friend Shelane Dawn Gaydos and to spread awareness for postpartum depression disorders.
There will be activities for all childern including face painting, bounce house, arts & crafts and more throughout the event!
Representatives from various postpartum support organizations will have booths set up at the event if you would like to grab a pamphlet, learn more about postpartum depression disorders and speak to a professional & more.
Sat 10/29/2016 Battlefrog Obstacle Course Race Goochland, VA 7am Great trail run at Lickinghole Creek Brewery in Goochland, with obstacles on the run and a free beer after! Get $20 off your registration using code: OCRIRUNRVA
Sat 10/29/2016 Halloween 5k & Monster Mile 1600 Mine Road, Stafford, Virginia 22554 7:45 a.m. Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center, JRSSC, is a new, state-of-the-art 76,000 square foot facility with a 50-meter competition pool, exercise and sports venue, and is a public-private partnership with Stafford County. Embryo Mill is partnering with Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center to host the Halloween 5k & Monster Mile.
$25-Halloween 5k Race (Ages 12 and under)
$12- Monster Mile
Sun 10/30/2016 Friends 5k, Fun Run, and Tot Trot Thurmont, MD (Cunningham Falls State Park) 9:00a.m. The most scenic paved 5K in Frederick County...and challenging too! 5K run and 1.3-mile Fun Walk/Run start at 9 am. Tot Trot for young children at 8:45 am. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Cunningham Falls and Gambrill State Parks
Sun 10/30/2016 Danger! Zombies! Run! 5K Charlottesville, VA (Historic Downtown Mall) 8:30 a.m.
Sun 10/30/2016 MCM10K Washington, DC 7:45 a.m. The MCM10K start line is located in front of the National Gallery of Art West Building, and finishes at the Marine Corps War Memorial.
Sun 10/30/2016 Monster Mash 5k and 1 mile fun run McLean, VA (Franklin Sherman Elementary School) 8:00 a.m.
Sun 10/30/2016 Marine Corps Marathon, 41st Annual Arlington, VA 8:00 a.m. Lottery registration for the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon has concluded. Runners received notification of registration status by email on March 31.
Sun 10/30/2016 Kids XC Series #6 Baltimore, MD (McHenry Row) 3:30 p.m. The Charm City Run Kids X-Country Series consists of six races for girls and boys 12 and under - distances vary by age group, from 1/4 mile to 1 mile. While top runners in each group win medals, the series is intended to be a fun, non-competitive, family-friendly introduction to running and all runners will "win" ribbons. Parents are welcome to run with their kids to encourage them and perhaps get a little exercise themselves!
See the calendar for details on series races on 9/11, 9/18, 10/2, 10/9 & 10/23.
Sun 10/30/2016 Mutt Masquerade 5K & 1 Mile Walk Virginia Beach, VA (31st Street Park, Oceanfront) 10:00 a.m. The 1 Mile Walk starts at 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VBSPCA) - Grab your leash and hit the beach! Participate in the 5K Run (dogs and walkers welcome!), shop with our vendors, play games in our Kid's Corner, or participate in our 1 mile "pack walk"–all while showing your support for the animals! Dogs are welcome to attend as long as they are on a leash, are well-behaved, and not in heat. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded!
Tue 11/01/2016 Beardpunzel - The Bearded Princess 5K & 10K VIRTUAL RACE you can participate at anytime, from anywhere in the world Why do Disney Princesses get to have all the fun? In honor of No Shave November, we are hosting our first annual The Bearded Princess 5K & 10K. This year’s Bearded Princess is Beardpunzel.
This is a virtual race, so you can participate from anywhere in the world and we will ship your medal directly to you. We will also be donating at least 20% of each registration to LOCKS OF LOVE.
Complete your race any time by November 30, 2016.
Tue 11/01/2016 Little Gunpowder 8 Miles Kingsville, MD (Gunpowder Falls State Park) TBA
Sat 11/05/2016 Jug Bay 10K/5K Run for Wildlife & 3K Walk Upper Marlboro, MD (Patuxent River Park) 9:00 a.m. **2016 RacePacket Grand Prix Race #11.
Sat 11/05/2016 Yorktown Battlefield 10 Miler/5K Yorktown, VA (York High School) 8:45 a.m. 5K start - 8:45 a.m.
Sat 11/05/2016 FCA 5 K Fredericksburg, VA (River Club Church) 8:30 a.m. The day's events include a 1 Mile Fun Run. Proceeds will benefit Battlefield Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and their weekly influence in the lives of more than 4,000 area athletes and coaches.
Sat 11/05/2016 Downs Park 5 Miler Pasadena, MD (Downs Park) 8:30 a.m. 7th leg of the Annapolis Striders Championship Series
Sat 11/05/2016 DC Half and Half Marathon Washington, DC (Carter Barron Amphitheater) 8:00 a.m. ScholarCHIPS DC Half and Half Marathon proceeds are donated to ScholarCHIPS which supports and mentors college bound students with incarcerated parents Most runs have water stations and bananas on hand for refueling. The DC Half and Half Marathon challenges you to down a half smoke with chips at the midway point. ? After running 6.55 miles, you are greeted by our volunteers at Ben's Chili Bowl and given a basket of Ben's finest half smoke with chili, mustard and onions (vegetarian alternative available). Show your clean basket to a volunteer and you can run the remaining 6.55 miles to the finish line! ?. Most runs have water stations and bananas on hand for refueling. The DC Half and Half Marathon challenges you to down a half smoke with chips at the midway point. ? After running 6.55 miles, you are greeted by our volunteers at Ben's Chili Bowl and given a basket of Ben's finest half smoke with chili, mustard and onions (vegetarian alternative available). Show your clean basket to a volunteer and you can run the remaining 6.55 miles to the finish line! ?
Sat 11/05/2016 Day of the Dog: Run, Walk or Jog 5K This is a 'Virtual Race' event You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us). YOU CAN COMPLETE YOUR RACE ANYTIME BEFORE DECEMBER 31st, 2016!
You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us).
By completing the virtual 5K, we’ll send you an awesome Day of the Dog Medal, plus an attached dog tag for your favorite four legged friend (medals are 3.5 inches).
20% of every registration will be donated to Freedom Service Dogs of America.
Sat 11/05/2016 Best Buddies 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run Towson, MD (Patriot Plaza) 8:30 a.m. Join us for the Best Buddies 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run to make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Sat 11/05/2016 Hot Cider Hustle Washington DC (RFK Stadium) 9:00 a.m. The day's events include a 10K and 5K. Run so kids in the DMV can Play! Proceeds from the Hot Cider Hustle will go to Playworks, a nonprofit in the DMV that leverages the power of play to transform children’s physical and emotional health at low income DC elementary schools.
Sat 11/05/2016 Battlefield Half Marathon Winchester, VA (Kernstown Battlefield/Creekside Station) 8:00 a.m. Experience all the beauty of fall in the Shenandoah Valley running in the area’s premier half marathon. At 13.1 miles the race is welcoming for casual runners but still provides a challenge for more seasoned participants. The starting line is located in historic Kernstown Battlefield with the majority of the course following scenic Middle Road and country roads through Frederick County. The race concludes with an exciting finish in Creekside Station. Not yet up for doing all of the 13.1 miles on your own? Grab a group of friends or co-workers and put together a two or four person relay team and come join the fun.
Sat 11/05/2016 Sumerduck 7 Sumerduck, VA 3:00 PM Entry fee only $15, under 16 years old only $5.
Two-mile fun-run, only $10.
T-Shirt optional for $12.50
Cash Prizes for first 7 places. $50 for first place.
Proceeds to benefit Fisher House Foundation.
Sat 11/05/2016 Glo Run 5K Washington, DC (RFK Stadium) 6:30 p.m. Do you like 80s music, Glow Sticks and running for a cause? Run so kids in the DMV can Play! Proceeds from the Glo Run will go to Playworks, a nonprofit in the DMV that leverages the power of play to transform children’s physical and emotional health at low income DC elementary schools.
Sat 11/05/2016 Great Pumpkin Run Frederick, MD (Crumland Farms) 10:00 a.m.
Sat 11/05/2016 Jack T. Farrar "Fill the Shoes" 5k Alexandria, VA (Hayfield Park) 8:00 a.m. This community race is dedicated to Jack T. Farrar and all people affected by pancreatic cancer. All net proceeds of this event will go directly to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (www.pancan.org) to support them in their mission to "advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer."
Sat 11/05/2016 Costume Caper 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kids Run Arlington, VA (Bluemont Park) 8:30 a.m. Join us for Encore's first ever 5K run/walk and kid's 1 mile fun run on Saturday, November 5! Enjoy a run on the scenic W&OD trail through Bluemont Park while supporting “theatre by kids, for kids” in your community! All runners and walkers are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes for the race. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes!
Sat 11/05/2016 Lakewood Red, White, & Blue 5K and1 Mile Fun Run Norfolk, VA (Academy for Discovery) 8:30 a.m. Norfolk's newest city-wide choice school, Academy for Discovery at Lakewood is excited to be hosting the inaugural Red, White and Blue 5K and Fun Run. A family friendly 5K beginning at the Academy for Discovery at Lakewood, taking you around Lafayette Shores and Lakewood neighborhoods and finishing back at the school. The 1 mile Fun Run will begin at the 5K start line at the school and go around the back field. An after party fit for the entire family will be following the races.
Sat 11/05/2016 Dolphin Circle 5K Virginia Beach, VA (First Landing State Park) 9:00 a.m. Dolphin Circle 5K Run/Walk for Cancer patients will honor Cheryl Maynor, our beloved circle member who lost her life to breast cancer in 2014. Proceeds will benefit Cancer Care Foundation of Tidewater's Humanitarian Assistance Program and other local charities.
Sat 11/05/2016 DYE HARD COLOR RUN Virginia Beach, VA (Kempsville High School) 8:30 a.m. THIS EVENT IS BEING HELD TO HELP SUPPORT EXTRA ACTIVITIES, PROJECTS, AND FIELD TRIPS NOT COVERED BY OUR BUDGET.
Sat 11/05/2016 Ballenger Creek Elementary School Bobcat Fall Character Counts 5k Frederick, MD (Ballenger Creek Elementary School) 8:30 a.m. The day's events include a 1K Fun Run at 8:10 a.m.
Sat 11/05/2016 Oasis for Orphans Virtual Race VIRTUAL RACE Run anytime, anywhere on 11/5 TEAM Oasis is a dynamic and diverse group of heroes who run (walk or bike or and/or swim) for the rescue and development of the 110,000 vulnerable orphaned children in southwest Kenya.
Sat 11/05/2016 College Park parkrun College Park, MD (Paint Branch Trail) 9:00 a.m. This is a free, timed 5k that happens every Saturday at 9AM in the same location. Register online (free) just once, print out your runner barcode, and bring it with you any Saturday at 9AM (the barcode is used for timing).
Sat 11/05/2016 EX2 Rendezvous Run and Ride-Fall Germantown, MD (Button Farm Living History Center) 9:00 a.m. The EX2 Rendezvous will bring together trail runners and mountain bikers for a full day of adventure sports mayhem. We will start the day with a half marathon and 10K followed by a cross country mountain bike race in the afternoon. Race in either or both – you choose.
Sat 11/05/2016 Pat Suit Memorial 5K Hollywood, MD (St. John's School) 9:00 a.m. A scenic country run in the historic heart of Maryland. There are numerous door prizes available. Proceeds benefit the MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Cancer Care Center and the Pat Suit Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Sat 11/05/2016 Jogging for Joshua 5K Trail Run/Walk Virginia Beach, VA (First Landing State Park) 9:00 a.m.
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