Race Weekend

Packet Pickup:

  1. – Thursday, Sept. 26, 6:30 pm to 8:30 p.m., at Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201.
  2. – Saturday, Sept. 28, 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m., also at Ireland’s Four Courts. Last chance to register if the race is not sold out.
  3. – Sunday, Sept 29, 6 a.m. to 6:45 a.m., there would be limited time for packet pick-up before the race in the north parking lot. Please only choose this option if you cannot make it to the other events.  Please note that we are not able to register any runner on race day.

Location: Carderock Recreation Area, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, Potomac, MD 20854

Start Time: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Our permit may require a wave starts to limit congestion on the towpath.

  • 20 Miler: 7:00 a.m.
  • 5 Miler: 7:20 a.m.
  • Walk (in support of the National Foundation for Suicide Prevention): 8 a.m.

The time limit for completion: 5 hours (15:00 minute per mile pace).


You must be present in order to receive your award.  A runner can only win one award.   Awards are not guaranteed.  However, we love to give awards to runners in our races so the below awards will be our goal for this race.  We reserve the right to alter the awards policy.

5-Miler 8:05 am

Overall Male and Female

1st Place $15, 2nd Place $10, 3rd Place $5

20-Miler 10:30 am

Overall Male and Female

1st Place $150, 2nd Place $75, 3rd Place $50

Masters  $50

Age group award in the following age groups:- 19 and under, 20 – 29, 30 -39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 and over will be

1st Place $15, 2nd Place $5, 3rd Place $5