2020 Virtual Event
The 2020 National Capital 20 Miler will be held virtually. All are invited to participate.
- 20 Miler
- 13.1 Miler (half marathon)
- 10 Miler
- 5 Miler
- Register for the race
- Race between October 16, 2020 and October 31, 2020
- Take a picture of your finish time on your watch
- Take a picture of yourself at the finish line
- Send finish details to DC Road Runners (instructions forthcoming)
(Optional $10 fee comes with a DC Road Runners buff and an entry into awards)
There will be multiple prize categories, but these are some of the highlights:
- Fastest Male
- Fastest Female
- Fastest Masters Male
- Fastest Masters Female
- Fastest Grandmaster Male
- Fastest Grandmasters Female
- Best Costume
- Most Creative Finish Line
Race Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019.
Start Time: 7:00 a.m. for 20 Miler, 7:20 a.m. for 5 Miler, and 8 a.m. for the Walk (In support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
- Four weeks before the Marine Corps Marathon
- The perfect tune-up race and training run for a fall marathon!
- An excellent first-time trail race!
- Water/Aid Stations at approximately 2.5-mile intervals
Awards: Over $1,100 in award money. 20-Miler: Gift certificates to top three men and women overall, and first male and female master. Ten-year age-group awards for top three men and women in each group (plus the under-19 group).
Location: Carderock Recreation Area, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, Potomac, MD 20854
Directions: Take the Capital Beltway (I-495), to the Clara Barton Parkway headed west, outside the Beltway. Take the first exit, which is for both Carderock and the Naval Surface Warfare Center (Carderock Division). Turn left at the stop sign at the top of the ramp to cross the parkway. After passing under the canal, turn right and proceed to the third parking area at the end of the road. You may park at one of the other areas, wherever you can find an open space.
Timing and Bib Numbers: Bib number must be visible at all times during the race. The race will be chip-timed using the Chronotrack chip timing system. All runners will be given a net and gun time. Overall awards will be based on gun time and age groups based on chip time.
Long Sleeve Hoodie (2019)
Post Race Celebration: Race finishers will enjoy snacks, fruit, coffee, water, Gatorade, and other goodies.
Limited Field: Enter early! By terms of our permit with the National Park Service, the size of the field (20 Miler and 5 Miler combined) is limited to 300 runners. All runners must remain in single file on the bike path and yield to pedestrians.
|1st||Christopher Sloane||Silvia Baage|
|2nd||Jeffrey Redfern||Ansley Erdel|
|3rd||Evan Jurkovich||Polly Terzian|
|Masters||Glen Tortorella||Jennifer Casey|
|1st||Ryan Moore||Katie Sprinkel|
|2nd||Kyle Grimsley||Mary Beth Fiedler|
|3rd||George Sprinkle||Lucia Acin-Andion|