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Intro to Trail Running

Sun May 23, 2021 Alexandria, VA 22307 US Directions


May 23 5K

7:00AM EDT

Race Canceled

Thank you for your interest in Intro to Trail Running. This race has been canceled and will not be rescheduled for a later date. 


Mount Vernon District Park Library Trailhead (this is not a certified course)
2017 Belle View Blvd
Alexandria, VA US 22307


Whether you're new to trail running or getting back into it, Pacers is here to help you move from the pavement to the trail! Claim one of the 125 spots available and join us for a different view and #keeprunning Join us at Mount Vernon District Park for a two-loop course. 

Test Run with Altra

Our partners at Altra Running are here to help you get fitted for the trails by testing out a pair of trail shoes! Stop by and see them before the race to try out the Lone Peak 5, Timp or Olympus and take them for a test run during your race! 

Packet Pick Up Details

Packet Pick Up will be held on Saturday, May 22 from 10am - 4pm 

  • Packet pick up will be held at Pacers Alexandria 1301 King Street 
  • All registered participants will be assigned a bib and must pick up their bib or have someone pick up on your behalf 
  • There will be no race day pick up 

**Face masks are required in order to pick up your packet**

Cancellation Policy

In the event that the race is cancelled, there are no refunds of entry fees or additional premium add-on items. You will be provided with an option to pick up your items at a designated Pacers retail location.

Course Map

Runners start at the trail head of the Mount Vernon District Park Library trailhead.

Take off and enjoy two loops of the course to complete your 5K. 

Please note this course is not USATF certified. 

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