GreenRace C & O Towpath

5K, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Aug 13, 2016


Potomac, MD


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Males Only

$35 $35 Closed

Running-5K - Females Only

$35 $40 Closed

Running-5K - Family Duo

$50 $50 Closed

Running-10K - Males Only

$45 $55 Closed

Running-10K - Females Only

$45 $45 Closed

Running-10K - Family Duo

$60 $60 Closed

About This Activity

Join us for our first race in the DMV area. This is sure to be a fun, flat race along the beautiful C & O Towpath. We are starting across from the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center. Parking is not inculded $10 per car. Try to carpool in support of our GREEN efforts.

Event details and schedule

Packet pickup: Details to follow

Race Starts times:

5K race starts at 8:00 am

10k starts at 9:00 am

Course: Out and back course - turn around points are marked and volunteer will be stationed at turn around point to ensure no one gets lost!

Please note that if you are family duo, you must start and cross the finish line TOGETHER. This family team format is to encourage familes to run and be healthy together. If you do not corss the finish line together the team will receive a 5 minute penalty.

Parking: Avilable parking $10 extra - we suggest carpooling (do your part to be GREEN)!

What to bring:

-Good running shoes

-Water Bottle (we are a NO cup race)


Additional Information:


If there are major weather warnings in your city during the weekend of the event, check your email and stay tuned to the GreenRace US Facebook page.

Weather Cancellation Policies

GreenRace Runners’ safety is the most important thing and if any of the threatening weather conditions listed below are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled.  When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, The GreenRace officials maintain the right to cancel the event.  Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety.  Such conditions fall under the label “Acts of God,” and will not result in refunding of any race entry fees or future event credits.

The GreenRace may be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, “Heavy” Rain, other major weather condition.

Start of the Race / Cancellation of the Event

The start of the event may be delayed one hour from the posted start time if any of the above mentioned conditions exist. The event may then be canceled if any of the weather conditions persist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch or Thunderstorm.

The Race Director, in accordance with the city and the local law enforcement, has the authority to cancel the event. If threatening weather conditions force cancellation of the event, no refunds can be provided, since funds were already spent in preparation for race day.

In the event of cancellation, all GreenRace runners will receive an email with information on how they can still receive their Participant Race Kit.

If Event is canceled more than 24 hours prior to the start time: We will notify all participants by email.

If Event is canceled less than 24 hours before start time: We will notify all participants by email, also check the Green Race US Facebook page for updates.


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