Latest Update from Governor’s Order on 12/10 & Executive Order – While the order still states waves can still be up to 25, we will have waves closer to 10. More wave info will be sent on the night before the race. Please note specific check-in times for each event. Runners cannot check-in prior to their time. Limited t-shirts will be available for those who register within 12 days of the race. We encourage participants to bring their own water. With the latest update that "masks are also required on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing cannot be maintained, including narrow or busy trails, overlooks and historic homes." While this race isn't on NPS property, we do host about 40% of our races on NPS land so we want to keep our guidelines consistent. There are a few sections of the trail in the race that could be fairly busy and very difficult to stay 6+ feet away from others. We understand no one wants to wear a mask when running, but please abide by this new ruling when you near other runners, bicyclists, and other members of the public.
Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, 10k, & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Winter Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
Race benefits We Finish Together. With each finisher, we will donate an old race medal to We Finish Together. We Finish Together is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting donated medals, adding personalized messages of hope and support and distributing them, through a cadre of volunteers, to individuals who would benefit from an act of kindness.
Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat 5k & 10k in the in Springfield.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day. You will receive a medal
Want to upgrade your technical short sleeve shirt to a long sleeve tech shirt or hooded sweatshirt? Just add the option to your cart during checkout. This option closes on our guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date 12 days before the event.
Race Start Times
10k - 12pm
5k – 12:15pm
5k – $25, until February 15 ($30)
10k – $40, until February 15 ($45)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before February 24. We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
Course Maps can be found at:
Courses away from Lake Accotink
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive around 45 minutes before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes can not be guaranteed for race day registers.
Directions to Parking
The race starts and ends near the baseball lot. Use 6500 Byron Ave, Springfield, VA 22150 for directions to Byron Avenue Park.