St. Rita 5K & Fun Run for Education

Sat October 22, 2022 Directions
Events

5K

$35 8:30AM EDT Price increases after October 21, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

1K Kids Run

$12 8:00AM EDT Price increases after October 21, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Main Line Blvd., behind GW Middle School
Description

The St. Rita 5K and Fun Run is back for its 18th annual running again offering both the 1K Fun Run* and the 5K main event!

 

COURSE INFORMATION
The course for 2022 will be a flat, fast out-and-back along Main Line Boulevard and Potomac Ave. in the Potomac Yard neighborhood of Alexandria. The Start/Finish line will be behind George Washington Middle School (enter via Mt. Vernon Ave.). It's a tree-lined course that should be sporting beautiful fall colors in late October!  

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:00am - 8:00am   Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration  
8:00am   1K Fun Run* Start   
8:30am   5K Start  
9:30am   Awards Ceremony 

 

PACKET PICKUP
Avoid the lines on Race Day morning and pick up your packet ahead of time! Onsite registration and packet pickup will be available at two times during Race Week:
Thurs., Oct. 20, from 330pm - 8pm at St. Rita School, 3801 Russell Rd, Alexandria (enter via rear parking lot) 
Saturday, Oct. 22, from 7am - 8am near the race start line

 

SPONSOR EXPO
Before and after the race, check out the booths of our generous sponsors for information & giveaways. 

 

PRIZES
The St. Rita 5K is proud to reward top finishers with generous cash and gift cards from area restaurants and retailers. 

  • OPEN: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers --> Cash Prizes   
  • MASTERS: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers (age 40 or older) --> Cash Prizes & Gift Cards
  • AGE GROUPS: Top 2 Male & Female Finishers in each of the following age groups --> Gift Cards
    [15-19], [20-29], [30-39], [40-49], [50-59], [60-69], [70 and above]
  • YOUTH: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers in following age groups --> Medals 
    [ 8 and under], [9-10], [11-12], [13-14]

 

TRANSPORTATION
Free parking is available.
Starting Line is steps away from Braddock Rd. Metro station (Yellow/Blue line).  

 

MISCELLANEOUS
*In order to keep the race running efficiently and on time, the 1K Fun Run will not use chip timing. Top finishers will still be recognized!
Strollers are welcome on the course.  

 

Race Contact Info

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Directions

Main Line Blvd., behind GW Middle School

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