runner prepares for her race on the Alexandria Aqueduct--Start/Finish of the Spring Strip
Photo by Chris Leyen (RacePacket)
About the Spring Strip:
Spring Strip is a one-of-a-kind clothing drive. Three 'strip stations' along the 5k course (optional) and one at the finish line provide you an opportunity to do a little spring cleaning and donate to a good cause at the same time. Join RacePacket for this fun flat 5K run along the C&O Canal Towpath starting and finishing at the Alexandria Aqueduct in Georgetown.
$30 before April 14
$35 on or after April 14
Save 10% when you register with a 3 or more other runners
Local Running Club Discount:
Are you a member of a local running club? We love to give our fellow runners a break.
Have your president email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a discount code for your club.
Getting to The Start/Finish
From M Street: walk South on 34th Street. Cross the ramp over the canal and go West 2 blocks on the C&O Canal Towpath.
From Water Street/K Street: Take the steps up to the C&O Towpath from the West end of Water street (where it dead-ends and turns into the Capital Crescent) The steps are across the street from the Potomac Boat Club.
All runners who register by April 14th will be guaranteed a Spring Strip T-Shirt, just in case you go all out in the race.
All clothing donations go to the Purple Heart Foundation, supporting our Wounded Warriors.
Post race brunch:
Runners will receive coupons worth 20% off your food order at Mr. Smith's 3205 K Street NW. Mr. Smith's opens at 11 a.m.
Join the Party
If you are interested in setting up a booth at this year’s Spring Strip race, volunteering on Race Day, or otherwise contributing, please email email@example.com