Points count towards our Year-Long 5k (7.4k), Endurance (17.76k), & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Summer Series. Find more info about the series here.
Come enjoy an awesome route on a great American holiday for a great military charity! A 7.4k is 4.6 miles and a 17.76k is 11.03 miles.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
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.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
In partnership with Operation Turbo. Find out more about their “Boxes of Home.”
Race Start Times
17.76k – 7:30am
7.4k – 7:45am
7.4k – $30, until June 15 ($35)
17.76k – $60, until June 15 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before June 21. 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 for the race is available here as soon as it has been approved.
Race Medal Design
Course Maps 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.
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.
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:
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 race day registration. Participants will need to arrive approximately one hour before the race to register for the event. T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for race day registers.
***Price will increase on race morning by $5 for each distance
There will be 9 water stations along the 1/2 marathon course at approximately mile markers 0.8, 1.5, 3.5, 4.5, 5.75, 7.35, 8.1, 10.1, & 11.1. Three water stations will be along the 7.4k course at approximately mile markers 1.1, 3.1, & 5.1. Gatorade will be available at some water stations. Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.
Restrooms can be located around the park.
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
Use 8780 Lorton Road, Lorton, VA 22079 for directions to Laurel Hill Park Central Green.