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Sunday, May 29th, 2016

      

 
  

The High Cloud 5K is the

2016 RRCA Eastern Regional Championship!

 
 
Contact the Race Director for the discount code for Active Duty Military. 
 
Race Photos are now available at Chessie Photo
 
Itinerary
 
Friday, May 27th
5:00 - 8:00 PM - Early Packet Pickup - Pacers Running Store, 1301 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Avoid the lines on Saturday and Sunday morning and pick up your packet from the Pacers in Alexandria, VA. Anyone picking up his or her packet on Friday will receive a $5 Pacers gift certificate to spend at the store that evening.
 
Saturday, May 28th
1:00 - 5:00 PM - Expo and Packet Pick-up at USPTO, 600 Dulany St.
1:00 – 5:00 PM - College of Running – Lower Atrium
BONUS: Win a $100 Visa Gift Card!!!! For each College of Running Seminar that you attend, you will receive a raffle ticket to win. Drawing will be held after last seminar at 5PM. You do not need to be present to at the drawing to win.

Agenda

Time

Speaker

Welcome and Introduction

1:00 - 1:05 

Jay Jacob Wind, Secretary, Marathon Charity Cooperation

How Your Race Entry Improves the World

1:00 - 1:25 

Jay Jacob Wind, Secretary, Marathon Charity Cooperation

Healthy Hydration

1:25 - 1:45 

John Steitz, MCC Certified Running Coach

Running Habits / The Good and the Bad

1:45 - 2:30 

Walt Cline, Sports Performance Coach - www.poweredbyamps.com

Designing a Training Program

2:30 - 3:15 

Ian Hankins, Men’s XC Coach - www.cuacardinals.com/information/directory/hankins

Meet Your Fascial Network

3:15 - 4:00 

Jose Chacon - www.stretchmoves.com

The Joy of Running

4:00 - 4:30 

Dr. Ashis Roy, cardiologist &1st from India to run 100 marathons

Alexandria Running Festival Course Preview

4:30 - 5:00 

John Steitz, MCC Certified Running Coach

 
Sunday, May 29th
06:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
07:30 AM - Half Marathon Start
07:45 AM - High Cloud Kids' Kilometer Start
08:00 AM - High Cloud 5K Start
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Alexandria Family Festival 
 
Course
 
  • Half Marathon on Eisenhower Avenue, Holmes Run, and Brenman Park
  • High Cloud 5K and Kids' Kilometer on Eisenhower Avenue
  • Free parking at the start / finish at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 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 our new 2016 medal design!
    • Financial Aid is available for Kids' Kilometer by contacting the Race Director
    • Order a Good Luck Box for your favorite runner.
    Hotel
     
    Reserve a room in the four star Westin only blocks from the starting line.  You must reserve by May 4th to obtain the special Alexandria Running Festival rate.
     
    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
    Beneficiaries

    Sponsors

    • Contact Us to discover sponsorship opportunities.
    • Download the 2016 Sponsorship Package.
     
    2014 Results
     

    Alexandria Family Festival a celebration to honor

    our military service members and their families

    will be held as part of the post race activities.

     
    2016 Sponsors
    Marathon Charity Cooperation is proudly partnered with Team Red White & Blue as we honor the service members who are serving and have served in our Armed Forces 
    Thank you for your service to our country!