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June 2017

Sat 06/03/2017 John Hancock Hosts The Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K Fairfax, VA (Old Town Square) 8:00 a.m. Eat your way to the finish line, then celebrate at the post-race John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival, featuring bites from local restaurants, a beer and wine garden, mini-workout classes, and so much more. A race you can really sink your teeth into.
Contact: Fit Foodie (619) 312-1212 http://www.fitfoodierun.com/contact.html

Sat 06/03/2017 Run for the River Fredericksburg, VA (Old Mill Park) 10:30 a.m. This year the R4R 4-miler is again part of the Rock the River Community Festival. Expect some amazing music, art, and Virginia craft beers – plus a variety of local vendors and family events. All of it is happening at Old Mill Park from 11 am until 8 pm on June 3. If you are a river lover, you can also compete in the 37th Great White Water Canoe Race. Go to the ACA website for details. More info about Rock the River FXBG can be found at www.rocktheriverfxbg.com. Everyone is welcome and participants will have the option of purchasing tickets to enjoy 4 oz. samplers of great local VA craft brews at the Rock the River FXBG info tent post race.
Contact: Fredevents fredevents@hotmail.com

Sat 06/03/2017 Boxer Brief 5K Richmond, VA (Stony Point Fashion Center) 8:30 a.m. Get Your Butts in Gear…Literally! HCB2’s “Boxer Brief” 5K Run to help raise awareness and funds for efforts in colorectal cancer prevention!
Contact: Hitting Cancer Below the Belt (HCB2) info@hcb2.org

Sat 06/03/2017 Keep Calm and Run To The Best You 5K Absecon, NJ (South Jersey Field of Dream) 8:00 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Field Of Dreams. The South Jersey Field of Dreams is a place where physically and mentally disabled children and adults can play and participate in that Great American Pastime, baseball.
Contact: JB Sports Timing jbsportstiming@verizon.net

Sat 06/03/2017 Aisling & Olivia Fun 5K Run/Walk Linwood, NJ 9:15 a.m. The Aisling and Olivia Fun Run has been established to honor our daughters - see website for the family story. You'll want to run this race.
Contact: Aisling & Olivia Fun Run deirdre.cooke@comcast.net

Sat 06/03/2017 Carnival Kick Off 5K Run/Walk Wilmington, DE (St. John the Beloved Church) 9:00 a.m. Benefits: St. John the Beloved Parish & Youth Athletics.
Contact: Leslie Mulshenock lmulshenock@gmail.com

Sat 06/03/2017 Baltimore 10 Miler Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD 7:30 a.m.
Contact: 410-605-9381

Sun 06/04/2017 Herndon Festival 10K/5K Herndon, VA (Herndon Community Center) 7:30 a.m. Both the 10k and 5k courses are USATF certified. Chip-timed. Awards are presented to the top two finishers from each age group from the 10 & under, to 70 & over. Refreshments for runners will be provided at the conclusion of the race along with a Fitness Expo.
Contact: Tim Lander 703-435-6800 x2106

Sun 06/04/2017 StarKid 5K Race & Family Fun Run Fairfax, VA (Fairfax Corner) 8:30 a.m. Family Fun Run - 8:00 a.m. start. The StarKid 5K benefits the world-class the Inova Children’s Heart Program, providing life-saving care in a child-friendly environment close to home at the Inova Children’s Hospital. This program is nationally recognized and one of the largest, most successful programs in the mid-Atlantic region, providing specialized care to children of all ages from Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, and beyond.
Contact: INOVA Children's Heart Program

Sun 06/04/2017 Dewey Color Run Dewey Beach, DE (Rusty Rudder) 10:00 a.m. *Ten Sister's Series Race* This NON competitive run walk will have seven color stations on route and you won’t want to miss out.
Contact: Meggin Holtzclaw megginholtzclaw@hotmail.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Oy Vey 5k Rockville, MD (Temple Beth Ami) 8:00 a.m. Join us for the 3rd Oy Vey 5K in Rockville! The 5K takes place on a USTAF certified course with chip timing provided by Montgomery County Road Runners Race Management. Age group awards and raffle prizes, along with plenty of post-race food and fun. All proceeds will support Manna, in an effort to alleviate hunger in Montgomery County. A 1/2 mile kids' race will take place beforehand.
Contact: Oy Vey 5K info@oyvey5k.org

Sun 06/04/2017 6 Dot Dash Baltimore, MD (NFB Jernigan Institute) 8:00 a.m. The 6 Dot Dash is an annual 6K race that is organized by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). The goal of the event is to raise funds that are used to support our programs that help blind people live the lives they want.
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees 410-308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Bel Air Town Run 5K Bel Air, MD (Shamrock Park) 8:00 am Renaissance All Sports Athletic Club (RASAC), the Harford County running affiliate of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). RASAC conducts the Bel Air Town Run (BATR) 5K as a community event to promote health , fitness and running. The 5K race is also a part of the Maryland RRCA Championship Series of races. There is also a 1 mile fun walk option.
Contact: Mike Early, Race Director 410-652-9974 belairtownrun@yahoo.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Matzohball 5K & 1 Mile Fun Rin Ellicott City, MD (Centennial Park) 9:00 a.m. Look Who's 13! Join us at Centennial Park in Ellicott City for this year's Matzohball 5K and 1-mile fun run taking place on June 4th! Stay after the race for Family Wellness Day, a free community event with family activities, community booths, entertainment and prizes.
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees 410-308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Schechter on the Move 5k Race & 1-Mile Fun Run Pikesville, MD (Krieger Schechter Day School) 8:00 am Join us for the 2017 Schechter on the Move 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run managed by Charm City Run. Your participation helps support the Krieger Schechter Day School!
Contact: KSDS Development Office 410-824-2050 lminkinfriedman@ksds.edu

Sun 06/04/2017 Fredericksburg Semper Fi 5k & 10k Fredericksburg, VA (Old Mill Park) 8:45 a.m. Runners Receive: Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event. To Benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Come enjoy these 5k & 10k courses on the paved bike path in downtown Fredericksburg. 10k runners – come tackle the famous hospital hill! Walkers 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 custom medal.
Contact: Bishop's Events 540-842-5618 BishopsEvents@yahoo.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Northern Virginia Wine Run 5K Centreville, VA (Bull Run Regional Park) 9:30a.m. Join us on Sunday, June 4th, at Vintage Virginia at Bull Run Park as we Chase the Chardonnay in NOVA style. The NOVA Wine Run at Vintage Virginia 5K race will start and end in Concert Pavilion. As you finish your race you will find yourself immersed in the largest Wine & Food Festival in Northern Virginia with over 200+ wine from over 25+ VA wineries. In addition the will be a special wine garden especially for runners. Teams are encouraged to dress the part and we’ll have a costume contest. All runners are welcome to stay at the Festival (11am – 6pm). Join us – entries are limited.
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees 410-308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sun 06/04/2017 Damien’s Run 5k Elkridge, MD (Venue Patapsco Avalon Area) 10:00 a.m. New Location: Patapsco State Park Avalon Area Nice out and back along the river, runners dream, downhill finish! Run* Walk* Hike* Tot Lot Fun* Picnic Feast-Great Brunch* Help Teens* Live Music by Harry Walker. A family event that helps raise awareness of substance abuse, especially related to teens. Bring the family to run or just do the 1.5 mile walk and talk along the river to share your thoughts with your community.
Contact: Damien’s Recovery

Sun 06/04/2017 University of Delaware Blue Hen 5k Newark, DE (University of Delaware – Laird Campus) 9:30 a.m. The day's events include a Kids Fun Run at 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Cathryn Schenk (302) 831-1415 cschenk@udel.edu

Sun 06/04/2017 Oy Vey 5K Rockville, MD 8:00 Chip timed, USATF certified course, age group awards, and a post-race carnival. Proceeds support Nourish Now, which helps to alleviate hunger in Montgomery County.
Contact: Julie Sapper 202-256-0169

Wed 06/07/2017 Running Day 5K VIRTUAL RACE Complete your race any time within one week before, or after, June 7.
Contact: Moon Joggers 385-237-4974 moonjoggers@gmail.com

Wed 06/07/2017 Global Group Run Around the World VIRTUAL RACE Run anytime, anywhere on June t, 2017 National Running Day is June 7, 2017!?! The earth is 24,900 miles around. To celebrate National Running Day on Wedensday, June 7, our goal is to recruit 24,900 people, from around the world, to go out and run and least one mile. This means, as a group, we will run the distance around the world in one day! This is a free event. Please invite your friends and kids and neighbors to join. Our goal is to get as many different people, from as many different countries as possble, to join us. If you know of anyone from a different country, please inivite them to join us on this great adventure to celebrate RUNNING!
Contact: Moon Joggers 385-237-4974 moonjoggers@gmail.com

Fri 06/09/2017 DC Front Runners Pride Run Washington, D.C. (Congressional Cemetary) 7:00 pm Join us for the 5th Annual DC Front Runners Pride Run 5K, an Official Event of Pride 2017, on Friday, June 9, 2017, 7PM at historic Congressional Cemetery. The chip-timed 5K race will be followed by a Finish Line Party, featuring beer for race participants, a live DJ, entertainment, and awards for the race's top performers.
Contact: DC Front Runners Pride Run Foundation priderun@dcfrontrunners.org

Sat 06/10/2017 Triple Crown Races Arlington, VA (Yorktown High School) 4:00 p.m. Presented by Tidal Basin Run. Three races at Classic Triple Crown distances: Kentucky Derby - 1.25 miles; Preakness - 1.1875 miles; Belmont Stakes - 1.5 miles.
Contact: James Scarborough - Race Director 703-536-7764, #5 jbs1958@comcast.net

Sat 06/10/2017 Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race & 5K Run/Walk Washington, DC (Washington Harbour) 7:00 a.m. Lawyers Have Heart (LHH) brings together more than 250 organizations and over 6000 runners and walkers in support of the American Heart Association (AHA). Founded in 1991, LHH is the premier athletic philanthropic event led by the greater Washington DC legal community and has raised over $11 million for AHA since inception. LHH is open to the entire DC community to participate and support!
Contact: American Heart Association 703-248-1714 LawyersHaveHeartDC@heart.org

Sat 06/10/2017 Potomac Valley Track Club Outdoor All-Comers Track & Field Meet - #2 Alexandria, VA (T.C. Williams High School) 8:30 a.m. 2017 PVTC Outdoor All-Comers Track & Field Meets are scheduled for 5/27;6/10; 7/8, 22; 8/5, 19; 9/2-3. Youth and adult events. See website for complete details and race day schedule.
Contact: Potomac Valley Track Club 703-481-3530

Sat 06/10/2017 Run Amuck & Mini Run Amuck Quantico, VA (Quantico's Butler Stadium) 7:00 am Run Amuck is a four-mile mud and obstacle course that sets participants on a challenging adventure over the hills and through the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico. Mini Run Amuck is a shorter two-mile version of the course that includes many arduous obstacles and military PT drills.
Contact: Marine Corps Marathon 703-784-2225 MCMcustomerservice@usmc-mccs.org

Sat 06/10/2017 Community Residences embRACE 5K Fairfax Station, VA (Burke Lake Park) 9:00 a.m. Make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals with disabilities by participating in CR’s annual, family-friendly event, the EmbRACE 5K and Fun Run! EmbRACE: Empowerment, Motivation, Belonging, Respect, Acceptance, Community and Equality for all!
Contact: Community Residences, Inc. -Kelsey DeWispelaere, VP of Philanthropy and External Affairs 703.842.2355 kdewispelaere@comres.org

Sat 06/10/2017 XTERRA Big Elk Marathon & Half Marathon Elkton, MD (Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area Fair Grounds) 7:00 a.m.
Contact: Adventure Geek Productions 571-318-6907 info at adventuregeekproductions.com

Sat 06/10/2017 The North Face Endurance Challenge – Massachusetts Princeton, Massachusetts 5 A.M. Distances:  Gore-Tex 50 Mile, 50K, Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
Contact: Endurance Challenge N/A endurancechallenge@publicishawkeye.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Fletcher's Cove parkrun Washington, DC (Fletcher's Cove) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, at 4940 Canal Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007, which is accessible via the Capital Crescent bicycle trail. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: Fletcher's Cove parkrun fletcherscoveoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Roosevelt Island parkrun Washington, DC (Roosevelt Island) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: Roosevelt Island parkrun rooseveltislanddcoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 06/10/2017 College Park parkrun College Park, MD (Paint Branch Trail) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park, MD 20740. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: College Park parkrun collegeparkoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Shark Bait Hoo Ha Ha 5K & 10K VIRTUAL RACE Run anytime, anywhere during June 2017
Contact: Moon Joggers 385-237-4974 moonjoggers@gmail.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Race for the Family 5K Baltimore, MD (Druid Hill Park) 8:00 a.m. Come to run with the animals along a beautiful 5K course that will take you throughout the Baltimore Zoo and around the scenic lake at Druid Hill Park. This year’s race will feature a 5K run, 5K walk, 1 mile Family Fun Run, and Savannah’s Playground.
Contact: Tinina Q. Cade Foundation 410-998-1000 raceinfo@cadefoundation.org

Sat 06/10/2017 Run for Heroes 5K Frederick, MD (Monocacy Village Park) 8:00 a.m. This event supports Active Duty military and Veterans and their families. All profits will be donated to various veteran support organizations to provide direct support to Active Duty military and Veterans and their families.
Contact: American Legion, Francis Scott Key, Post #11 Frederick davidmgiles@outlook.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Running for Recovery 5-Miler Westminster, MD (Wakefield Valley Golf Course) 8:00 a.m. Come RUN on the Road to Recovery to support Rising Above Addiction! ​Professional timing, quality performance shirts, age group and top finisher prizes! All proceeds go to the Rising Above Addiction Fund.
Contact: Rising Above Addiction 410-995-8076 RisingAboveAddiction@gmail.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K Frederick, MD (Baker Park) 9:00 a.m. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Maryland.
Contact: Frederick Police Department 301-600-2117 mfiggins@frederickmdpolice.org

Sat 06/10/2017 Queen of Apostles 5K Alexandria, VA (Queen of Apostles School) 8:00 a.m. The race is a fundraiser for the Queen of Apostles School. Any proceeds are used to enhance the school's facilities and improve the educational experience of the school's students.
Contact: Tom Tennant 540-735-5041 tmt0302@gmail.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Peyton's Promise 5K Run for CDH Research Sea Isle City, NJ (43rd and Promenade) 10:15 a.m. Dedicated to Peyton Elizabeth Laricks and her courageous fight against CDH.
Contact: Peyton's Promise DustinLaricks@Laricks.com

Sat 06/10/2017 Family Over Everything 7K Run & Walk Chester, MD (Cross Island Trail) 7:30 a.m.
Contact: Randy D. Thrower Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Sat 06/10/2017 MUTT STRUT 5k Run & Walk Chestertown, MD (Wilmer Park) 8:30 a.m. The Mutt Strut 5K Run/Walk raises awareness and funds for animals who are homeless and neglected. It supports The Humane Society of Kent County's efforts to continue providing for the welfare of homeless animals, providing a voice through advocacy and education, and giving a second chance to both humans and animals. 100% of the proceeds benefit HSKC. The race will start and finish at Wilmer Park, on the Chester River. The course runs along the river and winds through gentle hills and will keep paws on paved roads. The course will be marked and water stops and restrooms will be provided. Police will direct traffic to ensure runners’ safety along the route. Well behaved, vaccinated dogs on a leash are welcome to participate. One dog per participant. Please enusre that your dog is in proper physical condition to participate. Pet owners are resposible for pet waste.
Contact: The Humane Society of Kent County (410) 778-3648 info@kenthumane.org

Sun 06/11/2017 DCRRC Women's Distance Festival 5K Arlington, VA (Bluemont Park) 8:00 p.m. Celebrate the start of the spring/summer running season with DC Road Runners' Women's Distance Festival (WDF) 5K and Run-After-the-Women (RATW) 5K. Our WDF race is part of the Maryland Road Runners Clubs of America WDF Grand Prix Series. It is also the first race of the 2017 Bunion Derby Series. (Note: to earn Bunion Derby points, women must run in the WDF 5K and men must run in the RATW 5K.)
Contact: DC Road Runners Club races@dcroadrunners.org

Sun 06/11/2017 Alex's Run 5K Olney, MD (Boys & Girls Park) 7:30 am On a cold AND ICY Sunday morning on his way to basketball practice, Alex’s car slid off the road resulting in a terrible car accident. Despite a valiant effort, Alex succumbed 27 days later to the injuries he suffered. Alex lived an amazing life and fought hard for many of the special things he accomplished at such a young age. Alex, a 17 year-old junior at Sherwood High School, was an outstanding scholar and athlete who was honored to be named captain of both his track and cross country teams. Alex adopted the phrase “Never Back Down” to define his attitude toward life and led by example as a competitive athlete and honor roll student.
Contact: Never Back Down Foundation http://www.alexpopeckneverbackdown.org/contact/

Sun 06/11/2017 SPCA 5K Rescue Run/Walk Fredericksburg, VA (Central Rappahannock Regional Library0 7:00 am
Contact: SPCA directrspca@verizon.net

Sun 06/11/2017 3rd Stop, Drop & Run 5k Lewes, DE (Lewes Fire Dept.) 8:30 a.m. Benefits: Lewes Volunteer Fire Company.
Contact: Races2Run - Barb Kursh barb@races2run.com

Sun 06/11/2017 Fountainhead Off-Road Half Marathon & 10K Fairfax Station, VA (Fountainhead Regional Park) 9:00 a.m. The Fountainhead Off-Road Half Marathon and 10K hit the EX2 race calendar for the first time in 2013 and it was an instant success! This fun and challenging course is a trail runners' dream and its location along the banks of the Occoquan Reservoir has some of the most beautiful and remote-feeling terrain in Fairfax County, VA, only 30 minutes outside of Washington D.C.
Contact: Jim Harman 571-251-6034 info@ex2adventures.com

Sun 06/11/2017 Baltimore City Recreation & Parks 5k Series -Dad's Day 5K Baltimore, MD (Rash Field, Inner Harbor) 8:00 a.m. BCRP is proud to announce the 2017 $5 5k Series! Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our 9 city-wide 5k events taking place in Baltimore Parks April - December. Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness and fun. ALL proceeds for the $5 5k series goes towards city-wide park programming.
Contact: BCRP (410) 396-3835 Cortney.Weinstock@baltimorecity.gov

Sun 06/11/2017 Celebrate Fairfax! 5K Fairfax, VA (Fairfax County Government Center) 8:00 a.m. There will be a free tot dash at 9:00. Registration will be open on site the morning of the race. BENEFICIARY: The Celebrate Fairfax Education Fund operated through the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia is the beneficiary for the Celebrate Fairfax! Festival 5k. The Celebrate Fairfax Education Fund exists to provide support for scholarships and other educational programs of the nonprofit Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI).
Contact: PR Races terri@potomacriverrunning.com

Sun 06/11/2017 Salamander Run Wild 5k to benefit Crash+Herd Middleburg, VA (Salamander Resort & Spa) 9:00 a.m. Salamander Resort is hosting the Run Wild 5k Fun Run to benefit crash+herd, a fundraising campaign started by siblings, Brady + Mack Pattee (ages 12 + 13). All proceeds will go to protecting and saving rhino + elephants in Kenya. Set on the beautiful grounds of famed Salamander Resort & Spa. No chip timed, just clock.
Contact: crash+herd 540-253-5303 crashandherd@gmail.com

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