Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, Endurance, & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Spring Series.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
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Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs!
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.
Race Start Times
Half – 8am
10k – 8:15am
5k – 8:30am
5k – $25, until March 31 ($30)
10k – $40, until March 31 ($45)
Half – $60, until March 31 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before April 1. 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 within the recreation area. There are four parking lots at Carderock. The best address to use is for the Naval Warfare Surface Center (9500 Macarthur Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817). You may also use these GPS coordinates (38.972451, -77.198889) that will get you to the park. This is across Clara Barton Parkway from Carderock. If you google search Carderock Recreation Area, it takes you to a different location, so please use the address provided.