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We are excited to be hosting our 1st RunFest in the Virginia region in 2024!  Come race with us to support ASA’s Wingman Program –
spread awarness, raise funds, have fun, and enjoy good company!  We can’t wait to see you there!

GENERAL INFORMATION

Date: Sunday, September 22nd, 2024
Location: Reston Town Center, 1818 Discovery St, Reston, VA 20190
Race Distances: 5K & Virtual Participation

Want to volunteer instead of running? Sign up to become a RunFest Volunteer!

Want to learn more about becoming a Corporate Partner through this event?

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

You may register as soon as registration opens all the way up until the day of RunFest. Prices increase leading up to the day of the race, so we encourage you to take advantage of our Launch (ends on 6/15 at midnight) and Early-Bird (6/16 – 7/5) pricing. Race entry fees are non-refundable. 

*Race Day Registration will be available at packet pick up locations as well as on site on race day morning.

Online Registration is now closed, but you can still register in person!

*Race Day Registration will be available Friday 4/21 at Packet Pick-up locations as well as on site on race day morning from 7:30-8:45 AM.

PRICING

5K RACE

$ 20
00
  • Launch (ends 6/15 at midnight)
  • Early Bird - $30
  • Regular- $40
  • Day-Of Registration: $45

Virtual Race

$ 25
00
  • Launch (ends 6/15 at midnight)
  • Early Bird - $25
  • Regular- $25

ASA Participants

$ FREE
  • Free Registration:
    Must be a participant in the 2024 Wingman Program.

VIRTUAL RUNFEST TEAMS

ALWAYS WANTED TO SUPPORT ASA? NOW IS YOUR CHANCE!

Register today and participate any time, any place!  There are awards for furthest registrant, largest virtual team, and most funds raised!  Get started today and support ASA’s Wingman Program!

Virtual bibs will be emailed upon registration.  Shirts will be mailed the 3rd week of September.  Prizes earned will be mailed after September 22nd.  Share your pics with us by emailing them to [email protected]!

SCHOOL / Club COMPETITION

The high school teams with the most members AND the team that earns the highest fundraising amount for RunFest will each win a pizza party!
Email Julie to learn more or officially register your high school team with RunFest.

help design this year's shirt!

Be a part of the fun of the first Virginia RunFest!  Submit your shirt  design ideas by July 30th!  Multiple submissions allowed.  

*The winning design will be announced in early August.

2024 INCENTIVES

TEAM incentive

Racing is more fun with friends by your side, so why not take your registration a step further and start a RunFest Team? 

10-PERSON TEAMS

Team Captains will get the Custom ASA Sprints Running Hat once their team reaches 10 people.

FUNDRAISING incentives

Not only is racing at RunFest a great way to support ASA, but so is fundraising for our Wingman Program leading up to race day. 

Raise $500 or $1,000

Raise $500- receive the 30oz Stanley Stainless Steel Tumbler Water Bottle.

Raise $1,000- receive both the Igloo Seadrift Cooler Backpack & Stanley Tumbler.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE & INFORMATION

RUNFEST IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT!

Click below to view available parking prior to your arrival at RunFest.

RACE ITINERARY

7:30 AM —RunFest Opens (including race day registration & packet pick up)
8: 30 AM —Village, Games, & Food Stands Open
8:45 AM —Race day registration & packet pick up close
9:00 AM — 5K Start
10:15 AM— Awards Ceremony

5K RACE COURSE

1 MILE RACE COURSE

SAFETY

first-aid tent will be located by the spot-a-pots for anyone needing basic first aid supplies.

ORANGE HAT CREW

Keep an eye out for our Orange Hat Crew: Anyone wearing a neon orange ASA hat will be available to assist you throughout the event.

If you become separated from your child, find a member of the Orange Hat Crew for help or come to the stage to have an announcement made.

INFLATABLES WAIVER

Parents must sign an inflatables waiver before your child(ren) play on the inflatables. Waivers will be available on-site at the inflatables station, or you may click below to print and complete the waiver prior to arrival.

7:30 AM

RUNFEST OPENS

8:30 AM

PRE-RACE FESTIVITIES BEGIN

ASA Shop, Food, Drinks, & Music

9:00 AM

RACE STARTS

Announcements & Warm-Ups at 8:45. 5K starts at 9AM.

10:15 AM

AWARDS & PRIZES

Learn More about awards & prizes below! 

11:30 PM

RUNFEST ENDS

FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL

Whether you join in on the festivities as soon as we open at 9 AM or after you cross the finish line, we can’t wait to celebrate with you! This year’s festival portion of the event will include a post-race party and awards ceremony, food, drinks, music, and fun and games for all ages.

FAMILY FUN ZONE

Games, crafts, face-painting, inflatables, and more await in the Family Fun Zone!

FOOD & DRINKS

It wouldn’t be a proper ASA event without Food & Drinks by Barley’s Backyard! Kids will get a FREE snowball and popcorn from Barley’s Backyard as well!

ASA SHOP

Stock up on all your favorite ASA gear from joggers to shirts, hats, sunglasses, and more! 

AWARDS

The awards ceremony will take place at the Post-Race Party after all events have concluded. Awards will be presented for the following categories:  

5K RACE WINNERS

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall Male, Female, and Nonbinary winners plus 1st and 2nd place winners in age group will receive an ASA swag bag and ASA bucks to purchase items of your choice at our shop!  

Winners will be selected from each age group in the Men’s, Women’s, & Nonbinary categories. Participants must race in-person (not virtually) in order to be eligible for awards.

Age groups include: Under 14 | 15-19 | 20-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60-69 | 70+

TEAM SIZES

Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 Largest Teams.
(Prizes to be Announced)

TEAM FUNDRAISING

Prizes will be awarded to the 3 Teams that Fundraised the most. 
(Prizes to be Announced)

PACKET PICK-UP

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Location 1: 52 Scott Adam Road, Cockeysville, MD
Time: 12 PM – 2 PM 

Location 2: RunFest Race Site: 225 Schilling Circle, Hunt Valley, MD
Time: 5 PM – 7PM (Drive-Through Pick-Up)

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 (RACE DAY)

Location: RunFest Race Site: 225 Schilling Circle, Hunt Valley, MD
Time: Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration is open from 7:30-8:45 AM 

QUESTIONS?

Email Julia Kardian at [email protected]