" ROCKS, Inc 5-Miler & 2 Mile Walk

ROCKS, Inc 5-Miler & 2 Mile Walk


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Location: Fairfax Station, VA (Burke Lake Park)

Start Time: 8:30 a.m.

Description: Come on out to beautiful Burke Lake Park and join old friends, new friends, neighbors, as well as, Cadets from Howard University, Morgan State, Norfolk State, Bowie, James Madison, and George Mason just to name a few. Cheer for your favorite ROTC Battalion, as our military's future shows what it means to be 'Army Strong'! This race is also a great prep for those of you planning to run the Army Ten-Miler. Our USA Track and Field Certified Course flows through scenic Burke Lake Park - no cars, stoplights, or potholes. If you do not feel like running, no problem, we welcome any and all volunteers.

Online registration closes Friday, September 11, 2015. Onsite registration is will be available on race day from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. No registrations will be accepted after 8:00 a.m.

Course: The USA Track and Field certified course (#VA91020RT) begins and ends on a running trail over challenging/fun foot terrain with a beautiful view of Burke Lake. The walking route is 2 miles over a paved surface.

Awards: First Prize
Second Prize
T-Shirts and race bags provided to all registrants

Entry Fee:

  • 5M/2M $30 DC ROCKS Member
  • 5M/2M $35 Non-Member
  • 5M/2M $20 Under Age 15
  • 5M/2M $25 ROTC Cadet

For further information contact: Race Committee Chairman, Stephen Stanley, at or 504-570-3091 stanleysm3@gmail.com

Race Web Site: http://therocksdc.org/content.aspx?page_id=87&club_id=712366&item_id=441362


Other Information: The 5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk is an annual event conducted to promote excellence in the Reserve Officer Training Corps Program (ROTC) community, involvement and membership in The ROCKS, Inc. All proceeds will support academic Scholarships for ROTC Cadets.