Points count towards 5k, 10k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards the Fall Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
Benefiting Operation Enduring Warrior
Operation Enduring Warrior is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor, empower and motivate America’s wounded military service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance; ultimately enabling Wounded Warriors' lives to go in directions they once thought impossible.
Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs!
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day. You will receive a medal.
Want to upgrade your technical short sleeve shirt to a long sleeve tech shirt or hooded sweatshirt? Just add the option to your cart during checkout. This option closes on our guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date 12 days before the event.
Race Start Times
Half – 8am
10k – 8:15am
5k – 8:30am
5k – $25, until October 31 ($30)
10k – $40, until October 31 ($45)
Half – $60, until October 31 ($65)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before October 27. We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
Course Maps can be found at:
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There will NOT be race day registration. The park service does not allow it.
Directions to Parking
There is parking within the recreation area. There are four parking lots at Carderock. The best address to use is for the Naval Warfare Surface Center (9500 Macarthur Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817). You may also use these GPS coordinates (38.972451, -77.198889) that will get you to the park. This is across Clara Barton Parkway from Carderock. If you google search Carderock Recreation Area, it takes you to a different location, so please use the address provided.