THE LAKE ACCOTINK COURSES

The courses have been GPS measured for a 5k, 7.4K, 10K, 17.76K & Half Marathon distances.

Foster the Family 5k Course (McLaren Shelter): This is an out-and-back run from the McLaren Shelter at the top of the hill near the lake. The runners will head out on pavement to the paved path that heads out to Byron Park. This section of route is basically flat the entire way. The 10k will do the route twice. Check the course maps page for the elevation gain.

Back of the Pack time: 11:00

Spring Memorial 5k/10k/Half: This is an out-and-back trail run on the south side of the lake for the 5k. The 10k is out-and-back on the north side for half the race, then does an out-and-back on the south side. The 10k will be mostly trail, but there is a good section of pavement as well along the route. The half is out 5 miles on the north side of the lake before returning back, where the runner come through the S/F line area at Mile 10 before heading out to do the 5k course. The half does have about 50% of the route on pavement. Check the elevation gain on the course maps page.

Back of the Pack time: 11:30 (5k/10k); 12:30 (half)

Tuesday Night 5ks – towards Byron Avenue Park: This is a flat, paved out-and-back course that is fast and an easy route.

Back of the Pack time: 11:00

Lake Accotink to Byron Avenue Course: This is a flat, paved out-and-back course that is fast and an easy route. The 10k does the 5k course twice.

Back of the Pack time: 11:00

Lake Accotink to Wakefield Course: This is an out-and-back for both runs where the 5k is mostly trail with the 10k being about 50-50% with a paved section as well. There are some small elevation gains as runners go on the north side of the lake.

Back of the Pack time: 11:30

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Course Maps

5K TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE LAKE ONLY
10K TO EACH SIDE OF THE LAKE (NORTH & SOUTH)
HALF TO EACH SIDE OF THE LAKE (NORTH & SOUTH)
5K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE ONLY
10K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE ONLY
5K TO BYRON AVENUE PARK (Paved); 10K IS 2 LAPS
7.4K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE
17.76K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE

Relive our courses at the yellow button below. 

Note: This is our Tuesday Night 5k route.

Course Records

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See below for the course records and which races they were set in…

5K

5K TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE LAKE

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Travis Boltjes 0:17:48 2019 Lake Accotink 5k   1 Ellen Arons 0:21:17 2021 Boulder Crest 5k
2 Justin Wright 0:19:11 2020 Before the Game 5k   2 Lizzy Currey 0:22:28 2021 Boulder Crest 5k
3 Caleb Dummermuth 0:19:52 2021 Boulder Crest 5k   3 Julie Hayden 0:23:00 2021 Boulder Crest 5k
4 Vincent Jeter 0:20:18 2019 Lake Accotink 5k   4 Niya Karamat 0:23:10 2021 Boulder Crest 5k
5 Mitchell Giles 0:20:25 2021 Boulder Crest 5k   5 Anna Everett 0:23:24 2021 Boulder Crest 5k

5K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Jack Lehnhardt 0:17:38 2021 Spring Memorial 5k   1 Callie Douthit 0:20:59 2024 PUSO 5k
2 Joel Yetzbacher 0:18:22 2024 Spring Lake Accotink 5k   2 Rowan Nolen 0:21:20 2021 Spring Memorial 5k
3 Vance Brown 0:19:30 2024 PUSO 5k   3 Alicia Korol 0:22:12 2022 CASA Superhero 5k
4 Joseph Mercer 0:19:39 2021 Before the Game 5k   4 Maya Kashyap 0:22:20 2021 CASA Superhero 5k
5 Noah Gunville 0:19:40 2023 Spring Memorial 5k   5 Cathy Ross 0:22:48 2023 Spring Lake Accotink 5k

5K TO BYRON AVENUE PARK (PAVED)

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Greg Hadley 0:16:49 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #7   1 Bethany Sachtleben 0:17:35 2022 The Whole Truth 5k
2 Ethan Peters 0:17:10 2020 Wobble After Gobble 5k   2 Cristina Burbach 0:19:48 2020 Wobble After Gobble 5k
3 Indiana Owings 0:17:24 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #2   3 Lorelai Freese 0:19:53 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #1
4 Richard Parry 0:17:26 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #7   4 Joy Harrington 0:20:16 2022 The Whole Truth 5k
5 Richard Parry 0:17:31 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #2   5 Nora Kramer 0:20:19 2023 Tuesday Night 5k #5

10K

10K ON EACH SIDE OF THE LAKE

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Adam Dorf 0:37:17 2020 Before the Game 10k   1 Chelsea Clarkson 0:44:22 2020 Before the Game 10k
2 Benn Thomas 0:39:33 2021 Spring Lake Accotink 10k   2 Cat Leonard 0:45:36 2021 Boulder Crest 10k
3 Nabil Hashmi 0:41:43 2022 Boulder Crest 10k   3 Caroline Ballam 0:46:09 2019 Spring Lake Accotink 10k
4 Luis Navarro 0:41:52 2019 Spring Lake Accotink 10k   4 Cat Leonard 0:46:13 2020 Before the Game 10k
5 Cameron Ingram 0:43:18 2019 Plant Powered Movement 10k   5 Caroline Ballam 0:46:43 2019 Lake Accotink 10k

10K TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LAKE

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Trevor Meadows 0:37:03 2019 Vets on Track 10k   1 Syreeta Fields 0:43:58 2023 Spring Lake Accotink 10k
2 Paul Fullwood 0:38:05 2019 CASA Superhero 10k   2 Amanda Stathos 0:44:47 2023 Boulder Crest 10k
3 Richard Baldwin 0:38:51 2024 PUSO 10k   3 Caroline Ballam 0:45:31 2019 Vets on Track 10k
4 Besufikad Kidane 0:39:50 2023 Boulder Crest 10k   4 Karen Dickerson 0:46:22 2019 Vets on Track 10k
5 Ross Rubin 0:40:01 2024 Spring Lake Accotink 10k   5 Cat Leonard 0:46:34 2021 Spring Memorial 10k

10K TO BYRON AVENUE PARK

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Benjamin Szuhaj 0:31:58 2022 Lake Accotink Evening 10k   1 Cat Leonard 0:42:20 2020 Lake Accotink Evening 10k
2 Dan Linkinhoker 0:34:49 2020 Lake Accotink Evening 10k   2 Cat Leonard 0:42:50 2020 Wobble After Gobble 10k
3 Benn Thomas 0:36:27 2020 Lake Accotink Evening 10k   3 Cat Leonard 0:43:58 2020 Vets on Track 10k
4 Aastacio Gonzalez 0:37:51 2020 Wobble After Gobble 10k   4 Cat Leonard 0:44:10 2021 Lake Accotink 10k
5 Eric Liberfarb 0:38:13 2024 Foster the Family 10k   5 Cat Leonard 0:44:21 2019 Lake Accotink Evening 10k

HALF

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Mark Gaudet 1:15:05 2020 Before the Game Half   1 Karlee Zywusko 1:35:37 2020 Before the Game Half
2 Jacob Darnell 1:19:42 2021 Boulder Crest Half   2 Laura Taylor 1:36:59 2020 Before the Game Half
3 Joseph Mercer 1:23:54 2021 Boulder Crest Half   3 Lilly Metcalf 1:39:55 2023 Spring Memorial Half
4 Benn Thomas 1:25:37 2021 Boulder Crest Half   4 Cat Leonard 1:40:03 2022 Spring Memorial Half
5 Alexis Espinoza 1:26:49 2021 Before the Game Half   5 Anna Catharine Fest 1:40:22 2021 Boulder Crest Half

7.4K

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Kyle Rogers 0:30:42 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k   1 Elizabeth Cortez 0:37:11 2020 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k
2 Vincent Jeter 0:32:00 2020 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k   2 Samantha Shepard 0:38:19 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k
3 Vincent Jeter 0:32:31 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k   3 Laura Berlin 0:38:35 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k
4 Brian Bauder 0:34:11 2020 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k   4 Shannon Garrett 0:40:13 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k
5 Vito Bertucci 0:34:14 2020 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k   5 Stephanie Quayle 0:41:02 2019 Let Freedom Ring 7.4k

17.76K

Mens Course Records       Womens Course Records    
1 Benn Thomas 1:14:11 2020 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k   1 Caroline Ballam 1:29:08 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k
2 Cameron Ingram 1:21:47 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k   2 Krina Patel 1:31:20 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k
3 Eric Roby 1:23:00 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k   3 Karen Dickerson 1:34:01 2020 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k
4 Matt Anderson 1:27:54 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k   4 Katie Lynch 1:38:57 2019 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k
5 Uriah Orland 1:31:27 2020 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k   5 Syreeta Fields 1:41:01 2020 Let Freedom Ring 17.76k