Join us Sunday, August 18, 2019. Both the 20K & 5K will take place at Market Station at 203 Harrison Street SE, Leesburg, VA. There will be staggered start times for the races: 20K – 7:30am, 5K – 7:48am, Kids Fun Run – 7:55am.
All pre-registered 20K/5K runners will receive a commemorative shirt and a one-of-a-kind finisher medal once you cross the finish line.
Check it out ahead of time to see where you’ll be running!
Everyone is invited to join in on the fun! Enjoy post race refreshments, music, and generous awards. MacDowell Brew Kitchen will open early to serve runners and families. They will be offering drink and meal specials for participants. Stop by after the race to check out their deals!
We’re excited to announce this year’s prize purse: $150 – $100 – $50 for the top three males/females in each race. In addition, there will also be awards to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups in both the 20k and 5k: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 & over.
Free race photos will be available for download after the race. We will send an email notifying you when the pictures are available. Keep an eye out for our on course/finish line photographer and be prepared to strike a pose! Photos will be searchable by bib number. For best results please wear your bib on your front, outer most layer. This will also help ensure accurate timing.
There are water stops at approximately 2, 4, 6, 7.5, 9.5, and 11.5 mile marks during the 20K. There will also be Gatorade at the 4, 6, 7.5, and 9.5 mile marks. There is a portable restroom at the 2, 6, 7.5, and 11.5 mile marks. There will be a water stop at mile 2 in the 5K.
A free kids fun run of about 100 yards will be held at 7:55am. No registration is necessary, kids can simply show up to run. Kids will cross the official finish line and medals will be awarded to all finishers!
This race will be timed by Commonwealth Race Management and will be electronically timed using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Results will be available immediately after the race and will be posted on www.prraces.com
The race is staged in downtown Leesburg on Harrison Street in front of Market Station (in front of Tuscarora Restaurant). Approach Leesburg via Rt. 7, the Dulles Greenway, or even historic White’s Ferry which brings you across the Potomac from Maryland
If you don’t want to run/walk back to your car before/after the race, there will be a Bag Drop available at Market Station near registration. Please use your race bag for drop – we’ll be writing race numbers on bags deposited at the bag drop so we can return them to you after the race.
The race supports the important local youth programs organized by the YMCA Loudoun County and multiple Loudoun County High School Cross Country Teams.
NOTE: For the safety for all participants there are no strollers or dogs allowed on the race course. For any event on a public school property no animals are permitted, per county policy.