Fall is an opportune time to participate in a 5K race. Little humidity and the summer heat gone? Sign us up! Although many annual 5K races this season have been canceled, there are still virtual options. Find three below.
2020 Oktoberfest Virtual 5K Run Walk: It wouldn’t be October without an Oktoberfest celebration. Take yours to the pavement with this virtual 5K that you can walk or run (lederhosen attire encouraged). Participants will receive a bottle opener, finisher medal and official Tyvek race bib, with an optional finisher shirt. // Oct. 1-31; $40-$60
We’ll Get Through This Virtual 5K Run/Walk: Hosted by the Arlington County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, this event is being held to help release stress built up from the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a motivational event to create positivity. All participants who complete the race will receive a finisher’s medal. // Oct. 5-11; $0-$12
October 2020 Monster Mash Dash Virtual Race: Celebrate spooky season by dressing up in your Halloween costume and logging your miles for the Monster Mash Dash. A percentage of race registration fees will be donated to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, and each participant will receive a scary-monster-themed medal upon completion. // Oct. 1-31; $22
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