Father's Day 8K

8K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jun 21, 2015


Washington, DC


Activity Today Later


$30 $35 Closed

8K - Members of selected groups

$20 $25 Closed

Kid's Kilometer

$5 $5 Closed


$80 $80 Closed


$80 $80 Closed

About This Activity

Packet Pick-up

  • On race day, Sunday, June 21, you may pick up your race number and t-shirt at either of two locations:
  • 2:00-4:00 PM: Georgetown Running Company, 3401 M Street NW, Washington DC 20007 (202-337-8626) - you get a 10% store discount at packet pick-up
  • 5:00-6:15 PM: Downstairs from the race start under Key Bridge at 3530 Water Street NW, Washington DC 20007

  • Course

  • Course map
  • No time limit
  • Totally flat gravel trail, alongside scenic C&O Canal Towpath
  • Water / aid station at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road, Washington DC 20007
  • Do you want to help at an aid station or as a volunteer? Write the race director

  • Limit

  • Limited to 300 participants

  • Teams

  • Email the race director (fathersday8k@gmail.com) to join the Father/Son or Father/Daughter Team Competition.
  • Awards will be given for the fastest father/son and fastest father/daughter team, calculated by the lowest combined finish time.

  • Post-race

  • Celebrate your finish at the post-race expo at the finish line with our sponsors
  • Join us for a post-race awards ceremony and happy hour for all participants at Chadwick's (3205 K Street NW) from 7:30-9:30 PM

  • Awards

  • Gift certificates from Georgetown Running Company and other sponsors for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall M/F; 1st in each 10-year age group M/F; 1st Father/Son and 1st Father/Daughter Team.

  • Parking

  • Free parking is available at the far west end of Water Street, under Key Bridge and Whitehurst Freeway, also in upper Georgetoiwn
  • On-street metered parking is available on Water Street, Wisconsin Avenue, Cecil Street, Grace Street, Potomac Street, and 33rd Street.
  • Garage parking is available on Water Street, Wisconsin Avenue, and all along M Street in Georgetown

  • Volunteer for this race

  • Questions? Ask the race director

  • Results

  • Results will be on-line at www.fathersday8k.com the day after the race.
  • Thank you for participating!

  • Confirm your registration

  • Request entry confirmation

  • Register Now

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