5k Runs in Alexandria, Virginia

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JUN29
#TangerMiles 5K
Oxon Hill, MD, United States

Experience the iconic Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail with your Neighbors, Friends, and Family during the 2nd Annual #TangerMiles 5K Run/Walk! A day filled with games, music, food, personal training and prizes is just around the corner. Celebrate crossing the Finish line with an exclusive Post Race Celebration and Sale at Under Armour after the race!

$25
#TangerMiles 5K
JUL20
Crystal City Twilighter
Arlington, VA, United States

When the sun goes down, we turn up the heat for the most sizzling race of the summer at the Crystal City Twilighter 5K. Race through Crystal City and party afterward at our post race beer garden with Port City Brewing Co beer, We The Pizza, and hot beats and karaoke.

$28 - $38
Crystal City Twilighter
JUL13
Ethio Run USA
Silver Spring, MD, United States

Thank you for your interest in our 5K race by Ethio Run and Community servive organization. EthioRun is a nonprofit community organization registered in Maryland. This race will be the first event to be organized since its registration under the theme 'Run for Love'. This race intends to get the Ethiopian community and the general public in DMV area together to celebrate running for sustainable love and to create awareness about the foundation. This year, the race will focus on introducing itself to the community, stakeholders and partners. In the near future, this community organization aims to organize several community events, and to raise money to benefit the Ethiopian and other communities in the DMV area. We thank you for your support. If you have any question please do feel free to contact us.

$20
Ethio Run USA
JUL4
Autism Speaks 5K
Potomac, MD, United States

Start the Fourth of July holiday with us at the 19th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run - 1 Mile Walk in Potomac, MD! Join us for this family-friendly event that will shine a light to help increase understanding and acceptance for the autism community.

$20 - $35
Autism Speaks 5K
SEP29
Run! Geek! Run!

Online registration for RUN! GEEK! RUN! is now open! Our course is a USATF Certified 5K course and is open to all runner levels. Prizes are awarded to male and female geeks in multiple age groups, as well as corporate and community teams.

$30
Run! Geek! Run!
SEP21
National African American Male Wellness 5K

The goal of the National African American Male Wellness Initiative is to raise awareness for preventable health diseases. The overall health and wellness of the black community is dependent on the health of black men in the community. African American men are dying from preventable diseases at ten (10) times the rate of other men which drives the mission of AAWALK. Each WALK Male participant must register and be screened by health professionals to Walk or Run. There is no cost for health screening or fee to race. It is a family affair and all are welcome to enjoy the event with many activities for everyone in attendance.

Free
National African American Male Wellness 5K
SEP14
Glowstick 5K/10K

Looking for something different? How about a dusk race that benefits the Wounded Warrior Project? This fun Glowstick 5k/10k will run near the Rappahannock River in historic Fredericksburg will be a great race to look for a PR or just to have fun and give back to a great charity.

$25
Glowstick 5K/10K
SEP21
Clarendon Day Run
Arlington, VA, United States

What better way to celebrate Clarendon than a run down its most storied boulevard? Join us for the Clarendon Day 10K/5K & Kids Dash. Easily one of the areas fastest courses, this race takes runners along a foot tour of the eclectic neighborhoods along the Orange line. Partnering with the Clarendon Day Alliance, the Saturday Clarendon Days Festival and the Clarendon Day Run has something for everyone! Top off the race with a post-race party at Clarendons hometown watering hole, Whitlows on Wilson, and other great restaurants, pubs, and vendors.

$10 - $40
Clarendon Day Run
SEP15
Run for the Schools
Falls Church, VA, United States

Join us on Sunday, September 16 and enjoy the USATF Certified 5K course that winds through the tree-lined streets of historic Falls Church City. The course is a mix of hills and flat stretches, a little something for every level runner. There will be a water stop along the course. The course also includes a 1 Mile loop for runners and walkers. Strollers are welcome! No bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades or dogs please.

$15 - $35
Run for the Schools
SEP21
My Sole Knows 5K
District Heights, MD, United States

Come out and join us for our Annual fundraiser to support the outreach of the District Heights Youth Development Foundation and the District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau. This is a USATF Certified Course (course # MD17021NP).

$25
My Sole Knows 5K
OCT19
St Louis Hawks 5K

This year will be the 5th Annual St Louis Hawks 5K and Fun Run for Health & Wellness. The event was created by Mr. Luke Delaney, Physical Education Teacher & Mrs. Kieran Mitchell, School Nurse in 2014. Our goal, in conjunction with the St Louis PTO, is to raise funds for academic enrichment and supplement student activities. Our secondary goal is to encourage a fitness activity together as a community.

$12 - $30
St Louis Hawks 5K
SEP28
Mason District Running Festival
Annandale, VA, United States

We invite you to beautiful Mason District Park to share the trails, meet people, raise funds for local non-profit organization Shelter House, (a community-based non-profit organization serving homeless families and victims of domestic violence by providing crisis intervention, safe housing and supportive services.), maybe create new friendships, discover ways to support each other, and, finally, to have some fun.

Free - $25
Mason District Running Festival
AUG10
Racing to Excellence - Bulldog State Football 5K

Come and Run with your Bowie State University Football Team! All proceeds will go towards Bowie State Football Endowed Scholarship Fund. The funds will assist student athletes in the football program with their academic endeavors as they matriculate through Bowie State to achieve their dream of earning a college degree.

$30
Racing to Excellence - Bulldog State Football 5K
SEP14
Navy Federal’s 5K
Vienna, VA, United States

The Navy Federals Annual 5K is an event bringing together Navy Federal employees and the surrounding communities to promote the benefits of health and fitness. Since 1933, Navy Federal has grown from seven members to over 6 million members. And since that time, Navy Federals vision statement has remained focused on serving their unique field of membership: "Be the most preferred and trusted financial institution serving the military and their families."

$10 - $18
Navy Federal’s 5K
JUL13
Hope Skip and Jump 5K
Millersville, MD, United States

The 5k Race The 5k race course is a combination of paved roadways and off road trails around the perimeter of Kinder Farm Park. The course is certified by USATF. Participants may run or walk and will be timed.

$10 - $25
Hope Skip and Jump 5K
JUN29
Daring the Blaze 5K
Prince Frederick, MD, United States

Welcome back to Dares Beach for our 3rd Annual Daring the Blaze 5K Run/Walk! School's out, Summer's in, and our brave firefighters never get at a break! We at the Dares Beach Civic Association are looking forward to our annual 3.1-mile foot race in the hilly bayside neighborhood of Dares Beach to benefit our local heroes at the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department!

$10 - $20
Daring the Blaze 5K
JUL28
Anchor Run
Odenton, MD, United States

The Fort Meade Chief Petty Officer Association's (CPOA) mission is to the develop the Navy's future enlisted leaders and to promote ideals which embody all competencies, values, and characteristics of a Chief Petty Officer, by working together for the good of the Fort Meade area commands and community.

The Fort Meade Chief Petty Officer Association is a non-federal entity. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status. Moreover, there is no Department of Defense or governmental agency endorsement of this event.

$15 - $25
Anchor Run
OCT5
McLean 5K
McLean, VA, United States

The McLean 5K Run is coming back this fall! Hosted by MCC with the support of sponsors Century 21 New Millennium and The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce, the race features a certified course through the heart of McLean and is designed to appeal to runners of all abilities.

$25
McLean 5K
NOV3
National Race to End Women’s Cancer

Hosted by and benefiting the Foundation for Womens Cancer (FWC), the National Race to End Womens Cancer consists of a 5K or 1-mile run/walk and an inspirational pre-race program filled with music, dancing and stories from survivors and advocates. This is your opportunity to join forces with us as we strive to #EndWomensCancer. Be a part of this special day by registering to run or walk, forming or joining a team, fundraising or donating to support those impacted by gynecologic cancers.

$45
National Race to End Women’s Cancer
NOV23
Alumni Challenge 5K
Oxon Hill, MD, United States

Runners can participate as an individual or as a team in The Alumni Challenge 5K. The race is centered around supporting your school and runners. Fans are encouraged to come out and support your schools 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.

$20 - $45
Alumni Challenge 5K

What you need to know about 5k Runs

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.

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