DULLES DAY 5K ON THE RUNWAY
Ever want to run on the runway?
Join the Dulles Community on Saturday September 14 for a unique running experience and run a 5k on the runway of Dulles Airport! All proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics Virginia, Washington Airports Task Force, and the Committee for Dulles Community Outreach.
Runners are often looking for a fast, flat course, right?? Well this is your opportunity for the flattest, fastest course in the area. A portion of the Dulles Airport Runway will be closed off for runners to experience a flat, fast course and a unique look at the airport grounds, something you do not get to do every day! Run past planes and along the actual landing strip on this certified looped course.
When: Saturday, September 14, 2013; 7:30 am start time
Where: As you approach the airport, follow the electronic signage for race parking. The course is along the airport's center runway complex adjacent to the parking area and next to the site of the Dulles Day Plane Pull event.
Registration Fee: $30 per participant until August 15, $35 until September 11. No registration on Race Day. Runners should register HERE
Swag: Participants registered prior to September 1 will be guaranteed Technical Shirts. All others will be given shirts on a first come first serve basis.
Awards: Top male and top female will receive two round-trip tickets from United Airlines good for anywhere in the continental United States that United flies.
Packet Pick up: Packets will be available to be picked up at the Westin Dulles on September 12 from 11 am - 4 pm and on September 13 from 11 am to 7 pm..
Details: Runners must be able to complete the 5k within 60 minutes, so the runway can be reopened for airport traffic. Because this event will take place on the Runway, only registered runners will be allowed through the gate. Spectators will not be permitted along the course. They will have to remain in the parking area, where awards will be presented followingh completion of the run. Strollers and wheelchairs will be permitted as long as they can complete the course in 60 minutes. No backpacks or bags will be allowed on the runway. There will be NO BAG DROP.
Dulles Day: The 5k on the Runway will kick off Dulles Day and the legendary plane pull. Dulles Day festivities will start at 11:00 am. Come for the race and stay for family fun!
Proceeds of the run will benefit:
Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsors will receive a great deal of exposure and, at the same time, help the Dulles non-profit community. Click HERE for a sponsorship form which outlines the levels and benefits. Join the Dulles Community on Saturday September 14 for this unique running experience.