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Release Date: Apr 9, 2015

SPARK COMPETITION AT 5K FRIDAYS - THREE RACES LEFT!

    

SPARK COMPETITION AT 5K FRIDAYS - THREE RACES LEFT!

Run a 5K Race in Crystal City on April 10, 17 and 24

It's 5K Friday season and the next race is tomorrow! Challenge yourself and your friends to run the next three races - competing each week to beat your previous time and start your weekends off with a fit start! It is $20 to register for one or run all the races for $60 (save $20!) and receive a free Crystal Run tee.

5K Fridays Race Details:

  • About: Each Friday in April, Crystal City hosts this popular evening race where you can hit the pavement after work and head to dinner or a local watering hole after crossing the finish line. Spectators can relax and dine at one of Crystal City’s many restaurants and eateries while supporting loved ones at the race. Runners will receive post-race party deals that can be used at various Crystal City establishments.
  • When: Every Friday in April, starting at 6:30 PM
  • Location: 2121 Crystal Drive
  • Race registration and fees can be found here: https://www.runpacers.com/race/crystal-run-5k-fridays/
  • Course time limit: You must be able to finish the 5K course in 1 hour 5 minutes or less
  • There are no overall or age group awards for this series.
  • Road Closures: Click here to learn how 5K Fridays will impact road closures in Crystal City.
  • Social Media: Like Crystal City on Facebook and interact with us on Twitter using #5KFridays. Guests who take photos during the event and post to Twitter or Instagram using #5KFridays and tagging @CCBID and @RunPacers will be eligible to win great prizes. Print your favorite Instagram photos using the hashtag #5KFridays. Visit the OnomonoMEDIA Share-To-Print kiosk for more information. 

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About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit www.crystalcity.org.

About Pacers
Pacers is committed to a healthier, happier community. We believe running is a fun, accessible conduit for improving our lives and the communities we live in. We host a variety of running events throughout the year, provide various training and exercise programs around Washington DC, and recommend quality running gear to keep you going. www.runpacers.com.