2021 Battle of the Pigskin 5k, Half & Marathon

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Latest Update from Governor’s Order on 12/10 – While the order still states waves can still be up to 25, we will have waves closer to 10.  More wave info will be sent on the night before the race.  Please note specific check-in times for each event.  Runners cannot check-in prior to their time.  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 expected during check-in, but are not expected during the actual race.  We do recommend keeping them on you and make sure to maintain 6ft of social distancing whenever possible.
Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, Endurance, & Back of the Pack Series.  Points will also count towards our Winter Series.  Find more info about the series here.
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Runners Receive:

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Benefiting Operation Enduring Warrior

This is a Boston-Qualifying Full Marathon.

Operation Enduring Warrior is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor, empower and motivate America’s wounded military service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance; ultimately enabling Wounded Warriors’ lives to go in directions they once thought impossible.

Come out before the big game dressed in your favorite team’s jersey and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon, 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 upgrade your technical short sleeve shirt to a long sleeve tech shirt or hooded sweatshirt?  Just add the option to your cart during checkout.  This option closes on our guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date 12 days before the event.

 

Race Start Times

Full – 4000-5299 – 8am
Half Wave 1 – 1000-1099 – 8:30am
Half Wave 2 – 1100-1199 – 8:33am
Half Wave 3 – 1400-1499 – 8:36am
5k Wave 1 – 3100s – 9:00am
5k Wave 2 – 5800s – 9:03am
5k Wave 3 – 8400s – 9:06am
5k Wave 4 – 9100s – 9:09am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $25, until January 15 ($30)

Half – $60, until January 15 ($65)

Marathon – $80, until January 15 ($85)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before January 27.  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:

 

Packet Pickup

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 in 2020, 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