Race Day Info2019 Race Day Information:
When is the start time?
The Race will be held the morning of April 13th. Start time will be at 9 a.m.
Where is the race?
Race is located at 1000 N Glebe Rd
in the courtyard between Marymount University and the Rixey Apartment building.
Where can we park?
Parking is available in the MU garage starting at 8:00 AM (please do not arrive until or after 8:00AM; the garage will not be open) and on the neighboring streets, we will have volunteers on site to help with parking. We are also conveniently located 2 blocks from the Ballston Metro!
What does the course look like?
We are excited to repeat the new course from 2018! It will take off at Marymount's new Ballston Center. Check out the course map here:
Race is run on the Bluemont and Custis Trails; this is a family friendly race, strollers permitted please start by the back of the pack
Are there any event activities or entertainment for families during the race?
Yes, there will be family friendly entertainment throughout the morning! The post race party to include food, beer, massages/stretches, games, raffle, music and more! It is also a celebration of Marymount University's Remembrance Day, with service activites onsite.
*Valid ID must be presented to receive free beer
Can I register at the race?
We will be accepting day-of sign ups beginning at 8AM. Please bring CASH or CHECK. Checks can be made out to “Marymount University” note in memo to “PT mission trip”. Race day registration is available for exact change and checks are preferred.
Regular Registration : $50
Student Registration : $15
When will I be able pick up my race bib and shirt?
Race begins at 9:00AM, same day packet pick up starts at 8AM.
Early packet pickup will be located in front of Medstar NRH Rehabilitation Network Ballston-Marymount at 4040 N Fairfax Dr. Ste 120, Arlington, VA
and will take place from 4:00-6:00 PM April 12th. Our table will be located in front of MedStar near the back door of the building. If you enter through the front doors, walk towards the elevator and pass through the glass door to the right. Walk to the end of the hallway and you will see our volunteers.
Is there a bag check?
Bag check available onsite.
What if it rains?
Race will be held rain or shine!
Are refunds available?
Unfortunately there are no refunds for this race.
Can I transfer my registration?
No, due to insurance and liability requirements, each new runner must complete a new registration.
All participants will receive Marymount 5K shirt, pint glass, and admittance to the official Marymount 5K post-race party to include a drink ticket, complimentary food, and family entertainment. Participants must register by April 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt. After April 1st, t-shirt availability is not guaranteed.
How old do I have to be to race?
All ages are welcome to participate. Anyone under 18 will need the consent of a parent or guardian. Minors (12 and under) will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the course.
Please contact MU5K@marymount.edu