Parkway Classic

Sun April 26, 2020 Alexandria, VA US 22314 Directions
36 Years on this Historic Course!


$65 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after November 20, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Share a piece of this historic route!


$40 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after November 20, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
The Kids Dash Rules!

Kids Dash

$15 10:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
350 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Alexandria, VA US 22314
Celebrating its 36th Anniversary, the Parkway Classic, boasts a USATF certified course along the scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway. The 10-mile starts at Mount Vernon Estates, the 5K starts at Belle Haven Park with both ending along Union Street at Oronoco Bay Park in historic Old Town, Alexandria. The Parkway Classic is a primary sponsor of the Boys & Girls Club of Alexandria.
Race Contact Info

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The Parkway Classic is a point to point race. Because of the unique nature of this race, it is highly recommended that you read through all of the transportation options below thoroughly to determine the best option for you. You can also view and print the Race Day Athlete Guide to have the transportation details at hand as you plan your day.  To register for your preferred bus, please note your pickup location as you register. 

A very limited number of EARLY START Slots are available in three group starts.  If you are able to complete the 10 miles at a slower pace than 15 minutes per mile but faster than 19 minutes per mile, you can select an early start slot.  Once these slots are filled, please consider choosing the 5K Run to be able to participate in the 2020 Parkway Classic!
Program details can be reviewed here.

There is no race day packet pick up for Parkway Classic. Please pick up your packet at one of the locations noted on the main web pages on the dates listed. 

A runner may pick up a packet for someone else. Please insure that all runners involved know their packets are being collected as duplicates cannot be issued.
For courtesy reasons we limit pick up to one plus five – your own packet plus 5 for family and friends.  GROUPS – the same limits apply, your own plus 5. For any other request/plan contact our customer service team at to make advance accommodations.

Up through April 1, 2020, you may purchase a pre-mail packet opportunity as you complete your registration.  Be sure to provide the correct and full mailing address for your packet.


Parkway Teams

The Parkway Classic offers two Team opportunities.
For 10 Mile runners, there is a team competition as All Male, All Female or Coed Teams.  Awards are detailed on the main web pages. 
For 5 Milers, there is a social Coed team opportunity to join with family, friends, co-workers to join together and motivate and inspire each other to the finish line.

For either - if you are the first to register, you will become the Captain and create the team name.  Provide that team name to your teammates and direct them to use the Join a Team choice.  Captains can review the RunSignUp help screens to learn how to use of the great team admin tools -- invite a runner, check the roster ....


Race PREMIUM Gift for you!

The Parkway Classic offers a choice of premium items for 10M and 5K registrants.  You can select from
** the 2020 custom event Tee in gender-specific sizes,
** a $10 Pacers Retail Bucks Certificate
** a $5 donation to an event beneficiary, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Alexandria or Rebuilding Together DC/Alexandria. 
Mark your choice as you complete your entry.


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