Points count towards 5k, 10k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards the Fall Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
In partnership with the Organization for Autism Research
Start off running before Thanksgiving with a fast, flat 5k, 10k & half in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation's Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.
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 - 8:15am
5k - 8:30am
5k - $25, until October 31 ($30)
10k - $40, until October 31 ($45)
Half- $60, until October 31 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before November 9. 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:
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There will NOT be race day registration. The park service does not allow it.
Directions to Parking
There is parking along Water Street and several parking garages on Water Street. If you use the address for the Potomac Boat Club (3530 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007) that will get you near the Start/Finish Line. Once you are on Water St, look for parking. It will be difficult to turn around if you follow the GPS all the way to the Boat Club.