The 10km trail, rated 2A, is on the Capital Crescent Trail and on streets through the Kenwood neighborhood with beautiful cherry blossoms/spring flowers. This trail has some hills. It is suitable for strollers but NOT for wheelchairs.
The 5km trail, rated 1A, requires driving 3.2 miles to a different start point; driving instructions are on the walk instructions. The 5km trail is on the streets through the Kenwood neighborhood with beautiful cherry blossoms/spring flowers. It is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. After the cherry blossoms are gone, azaleas and other spring flowers will be in bloom.
WALK DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS ONLY. Restrooms are available in the shopping center and along the 10km trail; restrooms are available only in the shopping center for the 5km trail.
Pets are allowed but must be leashed at all times; you must clean up after them. Pets are not allowed in Sumner Place stores but can be leashed outside.
Sign up to run in the Wish Hero 5K and make your miles count for wishes! Whether you are an avid runner or just enjoy a jog with friends, we want you to join us and support local wishes. In addition, family fun activities and pop up fitness classes will be offered during this community day in support of local wish kids.
Join us for a family and dog friendly 5k run/walk. Every dollar goes directly to the Oral Cancer Foundation that raises and money for this awful disease. There will be raffle tickets sold on site for your chance to win autographed items from Caps/Wizards/Nationals, gift certificates to local hotels/restaurants, tickets to Nats/Caps game, teeth whitening, etc. Coffee and light fare will be available. Photobooth. Bathrooms on site. Playground close by. Come out and get those steps in for a GREAT cause. We can’t wait to see you!
*If you would like to volunteer and run/walk for free please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 5km/10km Silver Spring trails, rated 2A, are on sidewalks through downtown Silver Spring’s retail area and residential areas. The 6km/10km Takoma Park trails, rated 2A, are on sidewalks through the south end of Silver Spring and into Historic Takoma Park. The 10km has one steep hill and includes the border crossing into Washington, D. C. There are 6km/10km trails along the Sligo Creek Trail and back to Downtown Silver Spring. It is suitable for strollers and for wheelchairs. Restrooms are available in Safeway, Whole Foods and other places noted in the walking instructions. Pets are allowed but must be leashed at all times during the walk; you must clean up after them. Pets are not allowed in the shops or other buildings unless otherwise noted.
The 10km walk, with two 5km options, is rated 1A. The Olde Towne trail is on paved surfaces mostly on city sidewalks through several historic neighborhoods with houses from the 1900 era. The Washington Grove trail is through a tiny town within a forest and an oasis of tranquility. Both trails are suitable for strollers but not wheelchairs.
The start point at Java Junction will be at the open area in the back of the coffee shop, away from the tracks. The start time is between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. You must finish by 2:00 p.m. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish point and in a local gas station. Pets are not allowed in the start point. Pets are allowed on the walk but must be leashed at all times during the walk.
The Tree House Tour de Cookie is The Tree House’s annual non-competitive, family-friendly, fun-filled bike ride. Riders choose between 12, 18, 27, or 43 mile courses to ride, stopping at cookie stands to collect treats along the way. This year The Tree House Tour de Cookie is scheduled for May 2, 2020 and will be located at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of child abuse prevention and promote the services offered by The Tree House. All proceeds of The Tree House Tour de Cookie benefit The Tree House, enabling us to better serve our clients. It is a wonderful occasion during which individuals, families, and groups can enjoy a day of fun, festivities, philanthropy, and COOKIES!
Race for Hope DC, a 5K course in the nation’s capital, is a fun and inspiring way to join forces in the fight against brain tumors by raising funds for research. It is one of the largest fundraisers in the country benefiting the brain tumor community and the proceeds support the National Brain Tumor Society. Through generous gifts from individuals and company sponsorships, the Race for Hope DC has raised $33 million in its history. Join thousands of runners and walkers supporting the brain tumor community on May 3, 2020 by participating in the 23rd Annual Race for Hope DC at Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC.
Registration Fees: Reduced fees for early 2020 registrants! Online Registration is $5 for children 5 and under, $35 for walkers and untimed runners and $40 for timed participants until February 29, 2020. Effective March 1, fees return to $40 for walkers and untimed runners and $45 for timed participants through April 27, 2020. Participants who register at packet pickup and on Race Day will be charged $50. Registration fees for children 5 and under will remain at $5.
The Seneca Valley Sugarloafers Volksmarch Club is sponsoring a Germantown/Little Seneca Creek Walk. The 10km walk, with a 6km option, is rated 2A for the 10km trail and 1A for the 6km option. The walk is on sidewalks and asphalt trails with no significant hills. The trail is suitable for both strollers and for wheelchairs.
The start time is between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. You must finish by 2 p.m. Restrooms are available at the Start/Finish point. Pets are allowed on the walk but must be leashed at all times during the walk. You must clean up after your pet.
Lawyers Have Heart is the premier athletic philanthropic event led by the greater Washington DC legal community and brings together more than 300 organizations and over 6000 runners and walkers in support of the American Heart Association. Since 1991, Lawyers Have Heart has raised over $14 million for AHA and each year is one of the largest 10K races in the Washington D.C. area. The event has a fundraising goal of $1.4M for the American Heart Association in 2020.
This race is stroller friendly and dogs are allowed! After the race you can enjoy activities like the Kids Zone area, live music and food & drinks!