This event is an in-person race and all waves will be under a 40-person limit. Typical races since quarantine have been under 100 runners (between the multiple events). 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 EOD Warrior Foundation. The EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF) serves the EOD community by providing financial assistance and support to active-duty and veteran wounded, injured or ill EOD warriors, families of our wounded and fallen EOD warriors and by maintaining the EOD Memorial. – See more here.
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 – 7:30am
10k – 7:45am
5k – 8am
5k – $25, until July 31 ($30)
10k – $40, until July 31 ($45)
Half – $60, until July 31 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before August 5. 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
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.