This event is an in-person race and all waves will be under a 50-person limit. We will send more wave info out the day before the race, as needed. Limited t-shirts will be available for those who register within 12 days of the race. We encourage participants to bring their own water. Masks are appreciated during check-in, but are not expected during the race.
Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, Endurance, & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Summer Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
In partnership with Operation Turbo. Find out more about their “Boxes of Home.”
Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation’s Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.
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.
Want to order a finisher’s blanket for the half-marathon? Just add the option to your ticket during registration.
Race Start Times
Half – 7:30am
5k – 8am
5k – $25, until Sept 15 ($30)
Half – $60, until Sept 15 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Sept 16. We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
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
For parking, there are several parking garages and spaces along Water Street. If you use the address for the Potomac Boat Club (3530 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007) that will get you near the Start/Finish Line. Once you are on Water St, look for parking. It will be difficult to turn around if you follow the GPS all the way to the Boat Club.
Weather Forecast (Updated on Tuesday before the race)
Starting with our races for the last weekend of August, the meteorologist/weather prognosticator for the Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack will be providing weather forecasts for our races! You check them out here. The most recent video will include the latest weather forecasts for Bishop’s Events