Sunday, May 27th, 2018
Alexandria, VA
The ARF Half is the 2018 Virginia
State RRCA Champioship Race
Alexandria 5K
Kids' Kilometer


  • Half Marathon on Eisenhower Avenue, Holmes Run, and Brenman Park
  • 5K and Kids' Kilometer on Eisenhower Avenue
  • Free parking in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office West Garage
  • 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria VA 22314 | Map with directions
  • Fast, scenic, mostly flat and shaded alongside two creeks
  • Includes trails, parks, and road running
  • Enthusiastic aid station volunteers
  • Great food and awards afterwards
  • Half Marathon Map - USATF Certified Course #VA14079RT
  • 5K Map - USATF Certified Course #VA12062RT
  • Kids' Kilometer is out'n'back on Eisenhower Avenue, completely flat
  • View our Video on YouTube
  • Headphone Policy
  • Stroller Policy
  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours. Go here for more details.
  • Premiums

    • Colorful, technical shirt
    • Goodie bag with samples, coupons, & gift certificates
    • Medals to all half marathon finishers - Check out the 2017 Medal!
    • Financial Aid is available for Kids' Kilometer by contacting the Race Director 
    Aid Stations
    • Four aid stations along the course
    • 5K runners pass an aid station twice
    • Half-marathoners pass aid stations eight times (approximately every 1.5 miles)
    • Each aid station has water and Gatorade
    • First aid, course marshals, and EMS bike support on the course as well


    • Contact Us to discover sponsorship opportunities.
    • Download the 2018 Sponsorship Package.
    • Download the 2018 Expo Registration Form.

    Alexandria Family Festival a celebration to honor our military service members and their families and will be held as part of the post race activities.