We are thrilled you are planning to join us for the 2nd Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation Memorial 5K and Family Fun Day. Your participation helps fund access to healthcare for economically vulnerable mothers and babies in Arlington, VA at Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington Pediatric Center.
You must register for the 5K or Kids Fun Run!! Online registration will be open until midnight, Thursday, November 18th. Limited registrations will be available at race packet pick up Friday Nov 18 and early in the morning Sat Nov 19. More information below!
You don’t have to run to join the fun! Family Fun Day Wristbands are available for purchase with running packages or alone and will also be available for purchase for $15 at Race Packet Pick Up and on site. Family Fun Day activities include face painting, human hungry hippo, air brush tattoos, open air photo booth, balloon animals, moon bounce, obstacle course, rock climbing wall, bungee jumpolenes and more. A wristband is required for these activities. There will also be food trucks (20% of proceeds to the JB-LF) and a beer garden on site! We love animals, but please leave your dogs at home. NO DOGS ALLOWED on the premises. More info below.
Check out our schedule of events!
The JB-LF is incredibly grateful for your support. We are going to have a great time on Saturday, November 19th!
Here are all the important details to help you prepare:
RACE PACKET PICK UP
Required for 5k and Kids Fun Run
Located at Knights of Columbus (KOC)
***Email confirmation required for Packet Pick Up***
Friday, November 19
2:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, November 19 (pre-race)
7:45am to 8:30am
You may pick up packet for others as long as you have a copy of their race confirmation. All 5K and Kids’ Fun Run participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt while supplies last. Parking at Knights of Columbus will be free during packet pick up on Friday.
Registrations available on site during race packet pickup while supplies last!
FAMILY FUN DAY: 9:00am – 1:00pm
The Family Fun Family Fun Day events will be going all morning! Kids can plan to play while a parent runs. Wristbands are required anyone 2+ years of age for most Family Fun Day Festival attractions and are available in advance here. Wristbands will also be available for purchase for $15 at Race Packet Pick Up and on site.
Family Fun Day activities include face painting, air brush tattoos, open air photo booth, balloon animals, moon bounce, obstacle course, rock climbing wall, human hungry hippo, bungee jumpolenes and more. There will also be food trucks (20% of proceeds to the JB-LF) and a beer garden on site! We will be raffling two signed Washington Capitals jerseys and other great items. Map of festivities here.
All are welcome to enjoy Family Fun Day, so please invite non-runner friends and family to join you for post race fun!
Knights of Columbus (KOC) – Map
5115 Little Falls Road
The Knights of Columbus is located in a suburban neighborhood in North Arlington. The 5K race and Kids’ Fun Run starts and finishes on site.
Limited VIP parking for Saturday, November 19 is available on site for a $20 advanced purchase. Handicap parking passes park free. Note that entrance to VIP Parking will be closed from 8:50am to 9:05am for the 5K start and again from 10:30am-11:00am for the Kids Fun Run. Click here to purchase a VIP Parking Pass.
Limited free parking will be available on the streets around the Knights of Columbus. (Note that street parking may be limited due to race course.) And please check out the race course to plan your approach. Roads in and around the Knights of Columbus will be closed for brief periods during the 5K. Additional parking will be available at local schools located a short walking distance from Knights of Columbus.
Yorktown High School (0.2 miles from KOC)
5200 Yorktown Blvd
Park and walk. Cross Yorktown Blvd and walk down 30th St N. Left on N Florida St. Cross Little Falls Road and go to the entrance of KOC on Little Falls Road.
Discovery Elementary (0.5 miles from KOC)
5241 36th Street N
Park and walk. Turn left to walk down 36th St N. Right on N Harrison St. Left on 32nd St N. Left on Little Falls Road. Entrance to KOC will be on your left.
5K RACE: Start Time 9am
The 5K race starts at 9am. Please plan to arrive by 8:30am for pre race festivities including a welcome and fun warm up from Cordaro Fit.
The race is timed and the course is USATF certified. You can find the race map here.
Strollers are welcome on the course and will start in the last wave. We love animals, but absolutely NO DOGS ALLOWED on the premises.
KIDS’ FUN RUN: Start Time 10:30am
The Kids’ Fun Run race starts at 10:30am. Arrive by 10:00am so you don’t miss pre-race festivities including a dance warm up and entertainment from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents Abe and Teddy!
Kids must register to run.
The Kids’ Fun Run will have 3 waves:
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions. Look forward to seeing you Saturday, November 19th!