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.
Come out and enjoy this scenic 5k that runs alongside the Rappahannock River in historic Fredericksburg.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
Benefiting wear blue: run to remember. wear blue: run to remember is a national non profit running community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. Our community unites and supports military and their families, veterans, Gold Star families, and civilians through active remembrance and meaningful relationships. We motivate and empower individuals to healthier, more inspired living.
Race Start Times
5k – 8am
5k – Free
In collaboration with the wear blue: run to remember Quantico, VA community this race will be a no cost event. This is the 6th annual free Memorial Day 5k presented by wear blue Quantico with the sole purpose of honoring and remembering our nations heroes on the day dedicated to them, Memorial Day.
No t-shirts will be provided for this event. If you would like to purchase a wear blue: run to remember t-shirt prior to the race you can do so here: www.gearbyfuzion.com/wearblue_runtoremember/shop Due to shipping delays we recommend ordering at least 3 weeks before this event.
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 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 90 minutes before your event start time to check-in.
One water station will be along the 5k course at approximately mile markers 1.55. Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.
Restrooms can be located near the parking lot.
Volunteers should arrive approximately 60 minutes before the first race kicks off. We will assign volunteer tasks on race morning (water station, course marshals, finish line support, etc). You can find parking information under “Directions to Parking” with a latitude and longitude pin for where to meet.
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
The race starts and ends in Old Mill Park (2410 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401). Parking is within the park. The best way to locate this event is via GPS using this latitudinal and longitudinal pin: 38.317075, -77.468328