Race Day Info
2020 Race Day Information
The Race will be held the morning of April 4th. 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 note: the garage will open no earlier than 8:00 am) 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 use a new course for 2020! It will take off at Marymount's new Ballston Center. Check out the course map here:
The race is run on the Custis Trails. This is a family friendly race! Strollers are permitted, but please start at 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 will include food, beer, a health fair, mini exercise classes, games, raffles, 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 if spots are available. There are only 350 spots for runners/walkers! 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 : $20
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 Health Ballston-Marymount at 4040 N Fairfax Dr. Ste 120, Arlington, VA and will take place from 4:00-6:00 PM April 3rd. 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 March 21st to be guaranteed a t-shirt. After March 21st, 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