Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012
Location: Crystal City, Arlington, VA
Start Time: 8:30PM
Distance: 5K

Join Pacers and the Crystal City BID for the area's favorite summer twilight race!

Registration is now open.

New Balance High School Competition

High school runners and coaches: Join us for our inaugural High School Competition presented by New Balance. Compete against other teams for great prizes, special race day perks, and hang with members of Pacers Elite and other collegiate and post-collegiate athletes.

Registration for the competition opens June 1. High School coaches are invited to our post-race coaches party hosted by New Balance and Coach Matt Centrowitz.

Please e-mail Frank DeVar, Pacers Running Stores, for details

5K Training

Looking for some training assistance with your summer training? From walkers to speedy runners we have programs for you.

Visit RUNPACERS for details on our training programs and our summer fun runs.

Registration is now open.

This fast and flat course runs through the heart of beautiful downtown Crystal City.

Course Records:

14:03, Julius Kogo (2010)
16:21, Hirut Mandefro (2009)

Pre-Race Packet Pick Up & Registration

Packets will be available according to the following schedule. We regret we cannot mail, hold, or transfer packets among stores.

Please note these times may change; a final determination will be made by June 1.

  • Friday, July 20 from 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, July 21 from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Pacers Arlington (Clarendon)
3100 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
*Across from the Clarendon METRO*

Race Day Packet Pick Up & Registration

  • Saturday, July 21 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Start/Finish Line Area
    2121 Crystal Drive
    Arlington, VA 22202

We highly encourage you to pick up your packet early or at the store on Saturday to avoid delay on race day.

For questions related to race packet pick up (e.g. can I pick up for a friend?), click the button below

Start/Finish Location

Located between 20th & 23rd Streets on Crystal Drive in Crystal City

See below for an image of the event site map

On Site Registration & Packet Pick Up

Registration will be available from 7:00pm-8:30pm the evening of the race at 2121 Crystal Drive (near the start/finish line).

Bag Check

There will be a bag check available near 2121 Crystal Drive from 7:00pm-10:00pm Any items left after the race will be transported to Pacers Arlington.

Items not claimed after August 10 will be discarded. Pacers Events is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Check at your own risk.

Timing

This event will utilize disposable ChronoTrack timing tags. No tag = no time.

Directions & Transportation

METRO

The race is located just steps from the Crystal City METRO (yellow/blue). Please exit at 18th Street and head towards Crystal Drive. Turn right onto Crystal Drive to the start area.


Parking

Free parking is available in Crystal City, however, you may experience a delay entering and exiting lots between 20th and 23rd Streets.


Road Closures

Post Race Party

Join Pacers Events and the Crystal City BID for a fabulous party after the race. Enjoy complimentary beverages (must be 21) and post-race fare.

Post-Race Massage

We will have post-race massage available.

Complimentary Post-Race Showers

Enjoy complimentary post-race showers at Sport + Health located steps from the finish line. Showers open until 10:30pm.

Volunteer Groups

Thanks to our volunteer and charity groups for their support of the event! Would you like to volunteer as an individual?

Register at the button below! Wed love to have you.

Are you a member of a charity group that would like to raise money for your cause? We offer grants for selected groups who bring 10 or more people to an event.

E-mail Kristen at with a description of your group or charity for grant consideration.

Awards

Top five overall M/F (no duplicates)

First Place: $300
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $150
Fourth Place: $100
Fifth Place: $50

Course Record Bonus: $250

Merchandise prizes to the top three M/F in the following age groups:
0-5,6-10, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+

Overall places are based on gun time; age group awards are based on net time.

Post Race Party

Join Pacers Events and the Crystal City BID for a fabulous party after the race. Enjoy complimentary beverages (must be 21) and post-race fare.

Post-Race Massage

We will have post-race massage available.

Complimentary Post-Race Showers

Enjoy complimentary post-race showers at Sport + Health located steps from the finish line. Showers open until 10:30pm.

New for 2011: High School Competition presented by New Balance

Join Pacers and New Balance as we kick off the 2011 New Balance Cross Country Tour!

High school athletes will be scored in their own division with special perks, prizes and gears for high school teams.

Registration opens June 1; coaches/team captains can e-mail Frank DeVar at for more information or visit our site early June for updates.

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