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The Perfect 5k Run Course!
West Potomac Park is a U.S. national park in Washington, D.C., adjacent to the National Mall and will play host to this memorable 5k run.  It includes the parkland that extends south of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, from the Lincoln Memorial to the grounds of the Washington Monument. If you are looking to go from couch to 5k or perfect your 5k run finish time, this is the course!  As you run this 5k, you will be amongst many site features including the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, George Mason Memorial, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial.  


5k Run/Walk Schedule

  • Packet Pickup (Time & Location e-mailed to registered athletes) 

  • All athletes are encouraged to pick up their packet, race shirt and number prior to the morning in order to avoid longer wait times.

  • Participants will be encouraged to share “Your Story” at Packet Pickup uploaded to our URUN4 YouTube Channel.



  • 6:00am        Day of Packet Pickup

  • 7:10am         Check Presentation to Children’s Hospital

  • 7:20am        Race Day Instructions

  • 7:25am        National Anthem

  • 7:30am        Race Start (Runners)

  • 7:35am        Race Start (Walkers)

  • 9:30am        Course cleared - roads open


Event Start Location: West Potomac Park, 2912 Independence Ave., Washington, DC 20037


Who will you Empower?

Who do URun4?  You have a reason for running a 5k and we want to hear your story and feature you on our website! 

Record your video, upload it to YouTube and e-mail us the link! 


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Connecting on an emotional level with people while they Run With Purpose.  

URUN4 offers an opportunity to emotionally connect your brand with a unique set of customers who share in celebrating personal accomplishments, while remembering those who inspire them.  Direct Sponsorship inquiries to todd@empowermultisport.com