Upcoming Fun Runs in the Washington D.C. Area


Color Me Rad 5K

You don’t have to be a super athlete to participate and have fun in these upcoming Runs! Pack your Waterguns, White T-shirts, and Rollerskates and prepare to have a blast! Don’t see a run you’re interested in? Click here for more upcoming events in the DC area!




CitySolve Urban Race Washington, DC

You’ve registered for this urban race experience of a lifetime, so what next? You and your team will be on a lively, one-day, Washington, DC amazing race. This scavenger hunt will have you explore Washington, DC like you’ve never experienced it before. Our high octane energy adventure game might take you through the many exciting neighborhoods of Washington, DC like U St, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Capitol Hill and some nifty places you might not even know about! On this sensational urban adventure, you’ll solve clues ranging from pop culture trivia to treasure map clues to matching movies to actors, anagrams, and so much more. It’s like a real life Trivial Pursuit game! Along the way you’ll face exciting challenges like making a balloon animal, building a house of cards, classic frat games, identifying a flavor of ice cream, and much more.

When: April 26

Check-in: 10 – 11:00 AM

Race starts: 11:30 AM

Race begins and ends at TBA.

*Packet Pick-Up @ City Sports April 25, 2014 5-7 PM

1111 19th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

The Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up includes essential information including a race day checklist.

Pricing & Registration

$40 per person thru 2/26 $50 per person thru 4/18 $60 per person thru 4/25* $65 per person on race day Purchase Tickets Below Grab your $25 per person ticket when you refer three friends.

* Online registration closes at 2pm on Friday April 25th. Tickets are available on site.

Miles for Melanoma DC

Join us for the Second Annual Miles for Melanoma DC. Last year, DC raised over $45,000 for research! Register or donate today and help make a difference.  This 5K run/walk that will allow participants to help raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma.

WHEN: April 26

Run/Walk starts:  8:00  AM

Check-in and Packet Pick Up begins at 7 a.m.

Rock Creek Park- 16th St and Colorado Ave NW in Washington, DC.

Pricing & Registration

13 years & over- $30

6 – 12 years- $15

0-5 years- FREE

*You will not be able to register on site. You must register in advance, on line, before Thursday, April 24th at 11:55 p.m.

Brides Run DC

Brides Run is a wildly innovative, physically challenging and guaranteed fun 5k running event. The event encompasses a post-race party and the opportunity to party with your wedding party while releasing the stress that comes with planning your wedding day and prizes that can be used to help plan your wedding day.  All this is disguised as fun! Open to brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen and everyone else in or invited to your wedding, this event will give you a shared experience and a lot of laughs as you begin or continue to plan your perfect wedding day.

When: April 27

5K start time: 9:00 am

** Start times subject to change

The Boathouse at Fletchers Cove

Pricing & Registration

To get the $45 rate, use discount code 3s2znvyy at registration

$65 per person (regular/onsite registration


5 Mile Disco Roll Or Run at the Waterfront in Hains Point West Potomac Park. Take a break from just running to participate in the  fun 1st year event where you can Roller Skate or Run. We will have 80’s music playing and want you to wear your best 80’s skating / running gear. Sign up fast as they will be capping this race at 500 participants!

When: May 3

Skate Starts:  8:00 AM

Hains Point 600 Ohio Drive NW

Washington , DC 20003

Pricing & Registration

$45 per person


Friday, May 2, 2014 @ 2:59 AM (EDT)

Color Me Rad

If you’re allergic to the metric system, corn starch, or unbridled joy, you’d probably be more comfortable watching Matlock than at the starting blocks of this color-filled 5k. By running, you will be helping support year round athletic training and competition for Prince George’s County citizens with intellectual disabilities. Help bring Special Olympics athletes into the larger society under conditions where they are accepted, respected and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens.

When: May 3

Race Starts: See Website

Six Flags America
13710 Central Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD

Pricing & Registration

Register until April 25

$45 per person

Susan G Komen Race for the Cure

One of the Nation’s most popular runs, show your support for Breast Cancer awareness and research. All registration fees include a Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure™ T-shirt, which will be included in your Event Kit along with your official Race bib (and timing chip if you are registered as a runner).

When: May 10

Race Starts: 8 AM

Will begin and end at the Washington Monument on the National Mall.

Pricing & Registration

Walker – $40.00

Runner – $45.00

*Event kits will be mailed to your home address if you register on or before Monday, April 28, 2014.

Water Gun Run

Each participant will be provided with their very own BIG water gun for this event (But feel free to bring back up if you wish)!! You will navigate through 2 miles of trail in the heart of DC where the first 100 water gun fighters to get to the first safety tent will get a special DRY T-SHIRT! Staff and Volunteers will be hidden on the trail with water guns as well…ready to blast any and everybody. They will have a refill station along the course which is another safety zone…..no squirting (wink) followed by the BIGGEST WATER GUN FIGHT AT THE FINISH LINE.

When:  May 17

Ft. DuPont Park 3600 F St SE  Washington , DC 20019

Fun Starts: 9:30 AM

Pricing & Registration

$35-45 per person


Friday, May 16, 2014

Run or Dye DC

Run or Dye, the world’s most colorful 5K, is headed to RFK Stadium ! Bring all your friends and run a color-blasted 5K, where you get showered in safe, eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye every kilometer.  Then enjoy our world-famous Dye Festival afterward, where you can Tie-Dye the Sky (not to mention all your friends!) in this ultimate celebration of life, friendship, fitness, and fun.

When: May 24

Start: 9 AM

RFK Stadium

Pricing & Registration

-TEAM REGISTRATION (4 or more participants, SAVE $5)

$42 per person (March 6-May 13)

$52 per person (May 14-24)


$47 per person (March 6-May 13)

$57 per person (May 14-24)

NOTE: Each member of your team must register before the event sells out. Creating a team will not guarantee a spot for the members of your team until they have registered!

Survive DC

Can you SurviveDC? The city spreads out before you. Rushing from point to point, lit by the slow strobe of fluorescent buses and dark streets.  SurviveDC is a race through the streets of DC. You will try to visit checkpoints as fast as you can while avoiding being caught by chasers. Those who survive will be praised and feted at the end. Those who fall will become chasers themselves, rising to pursue their former friends and allies.

When: May 31

7 pm- 1 am

Location and Registration info to be announced soon