2023 In Their Shoes 5k

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Points count towards our Year-Long 5k & Back of the Pack Series.  Points will also count towards our Spring Series.  Find more info about the series here.

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Please note that Bishop’s Events promo/discount codes cannot be used to register for this event.

 

Run, walk, or cheer others on at Hains Point along the scenic Potomac River in the heart of Washington, DC, the Nation’s Capital. 

 

Virtual Race Option

We now offer a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  Find more information about our virtual option on our Virtual Races page.

 

Runners Receive

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt (must register by October 4 to be guaranteed a shirt), & A Chip Timed Event

 

Charity Information

Join us Sunday, October 15th for the Iraqi Children Foundation’s 11th annual “IN THEIR SHOES 5K” to benefit Iraq’s most vulnerable children:  orphans, street kids, child laborers, and child victims of trafficking.   Check our website www.iraqichildren.org to learn how ICF intervenes with love and hope in the lives of these children with legal protection, education, nutrition, medical care, psychosocial services, and childhood fun!

Race Start Time

8 am

 

Registration Fees

$45 until Oct 14

(No race day registration and no refunds)

T-shirts are guaranteed to runners that register before October 4.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

 

T-Shirt Design

T-shirt design for the race is available here as soon as it has been approved.

 

Race Medal Design

Race medal designs can be viewed on the Friday before the race on the Bishops Events Facebook page or our Instagram page.

 

Course Map can be found at

Live Race Results

Live results will be posted on Athlinks.com.  Additionally, there will be a QR code at the race for you to scan to immediately view your results.  Final race results with series points will be posted to our website on the Monday following your race.

 

Awards

We award the top 3 men and women overall during our awards ceremony post-race.  We also award the 1st Male and Female in these categories: 19&Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+.  Runners who place top 3 overall in their race are not eligible to also win their age groups.

 

Photos

We will post any photos taken by staff on our Facebook page by Tuesday after the event.

 

Social Media Challenge

On Tuesdays, we pick our favorite Instagram or Facebook post from the previous race weekend.  The winner will receive 50% off a future race!  Make sure to tag us in your race photos at:

Instagram:  BishopsEventsLLC

Facebook: BishopsEvents

 

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is available at the event.  We recommend arriving one hour before your event start time to check-in.

 

Race Day Registration

There will be no on-site race registration for this race.

 

Water Stations

Two water stations will be along the 5k course at approximately mile markers 1 & 2.1. Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.

 

Restrooms

Restrooms can be located around the peninsula.

 

Weather Policy

Weekly weather reports are posted on the Thursday before race weekends on our Facebook page by Chad Merrill with the Hagerstown Almanack.  Race officials may delay, change or postpone the event due to weather conditions.  All registered runners will be notified via email of any changes.  In most cases, a decision is not made until the night before the race, and a decision could come as late as the morning of the event.

 

Refunds & Transfers

To view our full refund/transfer policy, click here.

 

Directions to Parking

For parking, there are several parking spaces around Hains Point.  Use the GPS address for directions to the Start line (972 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024).

The best way to locate this event is via GPS using this latitudinal and longitudinal pin:    38.875197, -77.025382