The George Washington Classic Race
will be held on
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the
US Patent & Trademark Office

If you signed up for the February Race (and did not transfer to another race) you are all set to run this new race. Confirm your Registration below.



RESULTS: Race will be “tag timed” and results will be posted online here. Results will be upload directly as runners finish so they will be able to check their times online before they get home.  We will also have computers at Race Headquarters so runners can check times after they finish.

Questions? Send a message to RACE DIRECTOR Joe Shumard via

"DC Rainmaker" 10K Race Reportclick here.

DATE: Sunday, May 3, 2015

TIME: 8:00 a.m. Rain or Shine (2K Fun Run starts at 8:05 a.m.)

RACE HEADQUARTERS: US Patent & Trademark Office, Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria. Enter the Atrium of the Madison Building from Eisenhower Avenue between Elizabeth Lane and John Carlyle Street.  Start and finish will be in front of the Madison Building on Eisenhower Ave.  If you enter the building from Dulany St. (coming from King Street Metro), go straight ahead and down the stairs.

PARKING: Free parking available in the East Garage, enter from John Carlyle Street.  (Look for the signs to direct you into the building and to our location.)

METRO: It will take approximately 10 minutes to walk from King Street Metro Station, through the tunnel south of the station near Diagonal Road, then along Dulany Street and enter the Atrium of the Madison Building.  Once inside you will need to go straight ahead (south) and down the stairs to our location (look for the signs) in the Lower Atrium. 

REGISTRATION: On line registrations will be accepted until 7:45 a.m. on Race Day. Make checks payable to George Washington Classic and mail to George Washington Birthday Celebration, 809 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (make sure you allow five days for delivery), or bring your payment with you to register at Packet Pick Up or on Race Day.

COURSE: The 10K course is USATF Certified. (The 10-K race course MAP is here.)

BENEFICIARY: Alexandria George Washington Birthday Celebration.

COST: 10-K entry fee is $35 per runner.  Late registration (after 4/24/15) fees are $40 per runner. 2-K Fun Run fee is $10 for first runner; each additional family member is $5, to a maximum of $20 per family. Registration Fees are not refundable.

Q & A and RACE POLICIES:   Please review our Q & A and Race Policies here.

PACKET PICKUP & IN-PERSON REGISTRATION: On Saturday, May 2 from noon to 8 p.m. and on Race Day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. at Race Headquarters. Race Headquarters is located in the Lower Atrium of the Madison Building of the US Patent & Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Enter the Atrium from Eisenhower Avenue between Elizabeth Lane and John Carlyle Street.

PRIZES: Top three male & female finishers will receive:  $250 (1st Place), $150 (2nd Place), $75, (3rd Place).  Top two male & female finishers in these categories will receive merchandise awards:  age 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.


Thanks to Virginia Paving Company for more than thirty years of race sponsorship!

Go here for Sponsorship Information!