Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon and 5K

Sunday, May 25th, 2014



New in 2014:

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

 Download 2014 Runners Welcome Letter - it contains all the news you need to know!

2014 Race Results 
View and order your race pictures from Chessie Photo
  • Register through GetMeRegistered.com
  •   Active military can obtain a discount on race entry, use the following discount codes:
  •   NOTE: A limited supply of discounted entries are available.
  •      For a  $5 5K discount, use code: ACTMIL20145K
  •   NOTE: You will be asked to show Military ID at packet pickup
Saturday, May 24th
1:00 - 5:00 PM - Expo and Packet Pick-up at USPTO, 600 Dulany St.
6:00 PM - Pasta Dinner, Courtyard Marriott, 2700 Eisenhower Ave.
Sunday May 25th
06:00 AM - Packet Pickup Opens
07:30 AM - Half Marathon Start
08:00 AM - Operation Reinvent 5K Start
08:10 AM - Kid's 1K Fun Run Start
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Alexandria Family Festival 
  • Half marathon, 5K, and 1K on Eisenhower Avenue, Holmes Run, and Brenman Park areas
  • 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
  • **NEW - 2014 Half Marathon Map
  • 2014 5K Map - USATF Certified Course #VA12062RT
  • Kids' 1K 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. Please click here for more details.


  • Colorful, technical shirt
  • Goodie bag with samples, coupons, & gift certificates
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers


  • King Suite - $149.00
  • King Guest Room $99.00
  • Call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 321-2211 or (703) 329-2323.  Please identify yourself as part of the MCC Alexandria Running Festival group staying at the Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, located at 2700 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA  22314-4553.
Aid Stations
  • Four aid stations along the course
  • 5K runners pass an aid station twice
  • Half-marathoners pass aid stations eight times (approximately every one and half miles)
  • Each aid station has water and Gatorade
  • First aid, course marshals, and EMS bike support on the course as well


2013 Results