Spring Into Spring 5k

Sports and Recreation

March 17, 2016


Come Spring Into Spring! 8am Sunday March 20th, 2016 and celebrate the end of winter with our 5k run or 1mile walk at Fort Hunt Park right off the George Washington Parkway just south of old town Alexandria, VA.   

Course Details:

Course Location: This event is a 5K Run/1mile Walk to celebrate the arrival of Spring. The start/finish point is located in Picnic Area E of Fort Hunt Park (8999 Fort Hunt Rd, right off George Washington Parkway and just south of old town Alexandria, VA 22308).

Course Description:  The flat paved surface of Fort Hunt Park Loop is bordered by groves of trees and open picnic areas making for a scenic view along the loop course. The 5k course will involve running two (2) laps around the loop. The starting line is located on the extended loop portion adjacent to Picnic Area E. Park policy requires that the run be conducted in clockwise direction along Fort Hunt Park Loop, and that runners have staggered-interval start times in groups of 25 (per park policy safety guidelines).

Awards: This is an electronically timed event and chip times will be utilized for scoring. Although registrations are grouped by age categories, only the top 3 male and top 3 female 5K finishers will be awarded*. 5k Finishers in these top 3 positions will receive an award of: $35, $25, $15 respectively. For all registered participants, there will be random drawings for various door-prize giveaways beginning at 9:30am. You must be present to win. *Top place finishers are NOT eligible to win random drawings.

Date: March 20, 2016

Time: 8:00am

Venue: Fort Hunt Park, 8999 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22308

Registration:
5k - $30
1mile - $25

Online registration closes Sunday March 20, 2016 at 7:30am. There will be NO paper registrations available at Fort Hunt Park - registrations are available online and through mobile devices. Packet pickup will be available onsite at Picnic Area E from 7:00am - 7:45am on Sunday March 20, 2016. Park policy requires the run to commence at 8:00am, and also requires that runners have staggered-interval start times in groups of 25. Registration includes "Spring Into Spring" t-shirt, bib number, and bib tag for 5k participants only the 1k will not be electronically scored.

For More Information - https://www.thefunrunz.org/spring-into-spring.html