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Manna 5K Fun Run For Affordable Housing

Sat April 28, 2018 Washington, DC US 20007 Directions
3630 Water St NW
Washington, DC US 20007

You're invited to the 20th Annual MANNA 5K Race for Affordable Housing! 

On Saturday, April 28th at 9:00 AM, we will be celebrating our 20th Annual MANNA 5K Race for Affordable Housing at the C&O Towpath in Georgetown (address is 3630 Water St NW).  Our goal is to raise money and awareness for affordable housing in the District.  Please come and support affordable housing in DC while enjoying the historic canal, getting some exercise, and meeting fellow supporters of MANNA. 

Public Transportation: Close to DC Circulator bus station (exit at NW M St & NW Wisconsin Ave), D2 bus station (exit at Q St NW & Wisconsin Ave NW), and G2 bus station (exit at P St & Wisconsin Ave)

Nearest Metro station is Foggy Bottom - GWU Station (Blue/Silver/Orange Lines)

Parking: There is street parking at 3630 Water St NW as well as along Water Street.  The closest parking garage to the race is Colonial Parking, located at 1010 Wisconsin Avenue NW.  Colonial Parking is a half mile from the race start and costs $13/day on weekends.

Packet Pickup: Runners can pick up their race packets beginning at 8:30 AM on race day.

Event Schedule: 

8:30 AM - Check-in and Registration Opens 

9:00 AM - Pre-Race Announcements and Stretch

9:30 AM - 5K Race Start

Award ceremony and event conclusion following the race.  

*The event will take place rain or shine*


The overall winner (age 18+)  will receive a 2-night weekend stay at the luxurious Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. 

Winners in the below categories will receive a 2-night weekend stay at one of the following DC Kimpton Hotels -- Palomar, Mason & Rock, George which includes: wine hour, complimentary coffee, free access to public bikes, and an in-room yoga mat. 

  • Masters Winner (age 40 and over)
  • 1st Place Male (age 18+)
  • 1st Place Female (age 18+)

The under 18 winner will receive a gift certificate to a DC restaurant.

Note - One person cannot receive two prizes.  Depending on the gender of the overall winner, the gender category runner-up will be considered that gender category's 1st place.  

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