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5K Fridays

The Crystal Run 5k Fridays race series is back! Join the Crystal City BID and Pacers Running Stores every Friday in April at 6:30PM for one of the most popular and fun 5k races in the metro area! Racers will run a professionally timed and certified course along a fast and fun route through Crystal City! Be brave and run all four— competing each week to beat your previous time and start your weekends off with a Fit start!

DATE: Fri, Apr 6, 2012 – Fri, Apr 27, 2012 • 6:30pm
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Click here to register.


5K Fridays will utilize the Chronotrack B-Tag timing system. You timing tag is part of your racing bib and should not be removed. If you are registered for multiple races or the entire series, you are encouraged to reuse your bib.

Results will be posted online after 9pm the evening of the event. Cumulative results will be maintained. There are no age group or overall prizes.


Crystal Run 5K Fridays start and finish at 2121 Crystal Drive. 2121 Crystal Drive is located between 20th and 23rd Streets.

The closest METRO stop is Crystal City. Exit at 18th Street and walk east towards Crystal Drive. Turn right (head south) until you reach 2121 Crystal Drive.


Roads in and around the course are closed from 6:15pm to 7:30pm every night of the event series. Click here to download a packet showing area road closures.


Online registration never closes! Feel free to register at your desk and head to the start line to pick up your bib. Register online [link: https://register.bazumedia.com/reg/form?event=event-611] or onsite at the race from 5:30pm-6:15pm.


There is no runner premium for this event.
There will be a water stop on course and at the finish.
The course is USATF-certified and will be the same course for each Friday event.
Must be able to complete 5K in one hour or less.