Breakaway 5k

Event Date

Sun, Nov 6, 2016


McLean, VA


About This Activity

Join us on November 6th, 2016 @ 8am for the 2nd Annual Breakaway 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run in McLean, VA! Race day marks the end of daylight savings time…why not spend that bonus hour doing something great for your health while supporting this wonderful cause!

Serving clients and the community for 15 years, Breakaway Fitness promotes health and wellness for youth and adults of all fitness levels. All proceeds from the race will benefit the non-profit organization “Life with Cancer” in support of the amazing services they provide to people and their families who are diagnosed with cancer. Learning that you or a loved one has cancer is one of the most difficult challenges to face. Life with Cancer provides information and support, all free of charge, to those impacted by this life changing experience.

If you are a cancer patient or survivor and wish to have special recognition please check the box available during registration.

When: Sunday, November 6th, 2016 – 5K Start time: 8am & Fun Run Start time: 8:05 (approx.)

Where: The race starts and finishes at 8405 Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA.

*Please note that for the safety of all runners there will be no dogs allowed on the course.

Battle of the Businesses: Don’t forget to register under your corporation name (select team) if you wish to participate in the Battle of the Businesses. Recognition will be provided to the corporation with most registered participants.

Registration Fees for 5K:

Early Bird Registration through August 31st 2016 $30

Registrations through September 30, 2016 $35

Registrations from October 1 through race day $40

*Online registrations will be open through Nov. 3th

5K SWAG: T-shirts will be provided to participants registered by October 15th. Unisex shirts available in Youth – medium, Youth – large, Adult –small, Adult – medium, Adult – large, Adult – X/L, Adult XX/L

Timing: The 5K 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 Please note that the “Fun Run” will not be timed.

Packet Pick up: Packet pickup will be on Friday, November 4th from 12pm -3pm and Saturday, November 5th from 9am-12pm. Race day registration & packet pick-up will also be available starting at 7:00am. Packet pick-up will be held at Breakaway Sport located at 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102.

Awards: Top overall male and female 5K finishers and the top 5K finishers in the following categories: 9 & under, 10-19, 20- 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & Over. Prizes will also be provided to top cancer patients & survivors. Various prizes will be awarded after the race, so stick around following the race for the fun!

Sponsorships & Donations: This event and the support that Life with Cancer provides to cancer patients would not be possible without the generous support of sponsors and donors. Please contact us at or (703) 226-1425 regarding sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

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