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Kensington 8K

Sat September 21, 2024 Kensington, MD 20895 US Directions


Fast, Flat Course!

8K Race

$39 8:30AM EDT Historic Kensington & Beach Drive
A Great Run!

2M Challenge

$25 7:45AM EDT Out & Back Historic Kensington
Family Favorite!

1K Fun Run

$20 8:35AM EDT Circle the Circle!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


3710 Mitchell St
Kensington, MD US 20895


Fun and Fast for 30 Years
Since 1994, the Kensington 8K Race has been a favorite DC area fall race - a fun, fast event with beauty, challenge, and excitement. 

Our Community Event
Known throughout the DC Area as a true community race - parents and kids cheering on each other and welcomed visitors running through our Town and Rock Creek Park.

Benefits Local Schools
Four local schools - Kensington Parkwood ES, North Bethesda MS, Silver Creek MS, and Walter Johnson HS - benefit from race proceeds, with more than $300,000 raised since 2009!

Race Contact Info

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