Alexandria Running Festival Pre-Race Expo, Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids Kilometer

Half Marathon, 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 28, 2016


Alexandria, VA


Activity Today Later

Expo & Packet Pick-up - 1 PM to 5 PM - Open to the public. See <a target=_blank href=></A>

$0 $0 Closed

Half Marathon - 7:30 AM - Enter on-line at <a target=_blank href=></A>

$70 $80 Closed

Kids Kilometer - 7:45 AM - Enter on-line at <a target=_blank href=></A>

$15 $15 Closed

5K - 8:00 AM - Enter on-line at <a target=_blank href=></A>

$40 $50 Closed

About This Activity

Fast and fun race, followed by family festival!


Alexandria Running Festival half marathon is a RacePacket Grand Prix event.


Alexandria Running Festival 5K is the

2016 RRCA Eastern Regional Championship.


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Event details and schedule

Saturday, May 28th
1:00 - 5:00 PM - Expo and Packet Pick-up at USPTO, 600 Dulany St.
Sunday, May 29th
06:00 AM - Packet Pickup Opens
07:30 AM - Half Marathon Start
07:45 AM - Kids' Kilometer Start
08:00 AM - 5K Start
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Alexandria Family Festival 
  • Half Marathon on Eisenhower Avenue, Holmes Run, and Brenman Park
  • 5K and Kids' Kilometer on Eisenhower Avenue
  • Free parking at the start / finish at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria VA 22314 | Map with directions
  • Fast, scenic, mostly flat and shaded alongside two creeks
  • Includes trails, parks, and road running
  • Enthusiastic aid station volunteers
  • Great food and awards afterwards
  • 2015 Half Marathon Map - USATF Certified Course #VA14079RT
  • 2015 5K Map - USATF Certified Course #VA12062RT
  • Kids' Kilometer is out'n'back on Eisenhower Avenue, completely flat
  • View our Video on YouTube
  • Headphone Policy
  • Stroller Policy
  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours. Go here for more details.


  • Colorful, technical shirt
  • Goodie bag with samples, coupons, & gift certificates
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers - Check out our new 2016 medal design!
  • Financial Aid is available for Kids' Kilometer by contacting the Race Director


Aid Stations
  • Four aid stations along the course
  • 5K runners pass an aid station twice
  • Half-marathoners pass aid stations eight times (approximately every 1.5 miles)
  • Each aid station has water and Gatorade
  • First aid, course marshals, and EMS bike support on the course as well

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