Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Fun Walk/Run

Event Date

Sun, Sep 25, 2016


Falls Church, VA

About This Activity

Everyone receives a teddy bear when they cross the finish line in the Fourth Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run. A T-Shirt in your size guaranteed to all runners registered by Sept. 12. Come early for the games, face-painting and balloons and a puppet show starting at 2 pm.

More Young Winners!!! Prizes for the fastest boys and girls in 6 age groups under age 19 in the 5K: (6-8; 9-10; 11-12; 13-14; 15-16; 17-18) 12 and under must run with a grown up. Prizes for 7 age groups for grown-ups (19-29; 30-39; 40-59; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80 and older); plus a 5K Stroller Division, fastest mom and fastest dad.

Check In behind the Falls Church-McLean Children's Center, 7230 Idylwood Road, Falls Church, and enjoy fair activities until the races. 5K runners climb the alphabet stairs to Pimmit Hills Drive and walk 1 block to Pimmit Hills Park .

5K at 4 pm: Start at Pimmit Hills Park, 1840 Olney Road, the first of 3 parks on the course that returns to Pimmit Hills Park. Prizes awarded at the fair site. Runners under 12 years must be accompanied by a registered adult.

1K at 4:15: Starts at the Children's Center playground field and continues on a flat, shaded path at the foot of the field. All children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Proceeds support the nonprofit Falls Church-McLean Children's Center, a high-quality preschool serving children from low-income, working families since 1968.

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