The Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the home of the Washington Nationals. The 2014 5k walk/run is an unofficial 5k route that will take participants around the beautiful Capitol Riverfront area with a start/finish inside Nationals Park. This is not a timed walk/run. The event is open for family and friends of all ages. You are welcome to bring your dog but it must be on a leash at all times during the event.

Registration for this event is not yet open. Stay tuned!

Event Timeline:

  • 7:45 am – Participant Check-In begins 
  • 8:40 am – Awards program and warm up with Dance Trance
  • 9:00 am – Runners start
  • 9:05 am – Walkers start
  • 9:30 – 11:30 am – Enjoy activities with friends, family and colleagues inside Nationals Park


Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003

  • FREE parking is available in Garage B (corner of South Capitol Street and N Street) and Garage C (corner of First Street and N Street). You must arrive before 8:45 am for access due to street closures.
  • Nearest metro station is Navy Yard on the green line. Exit towards Nationals Park and take a left once on street level. Walk down Half Street to Center Field Gates.

Come out for this unique opportunity to enjoy Nationals Park with activities including:

  • Walk/run the 5k route around Capitol Riverfront area
  • Practice your swing  in the Nationals’ batting cages
  • Visit our health partners for free health screenings including:
    • Prevent Cancer Super Colon™
    • Walgreen’s flu vaccinations
    • Oral screenings from local dentists
    • Skin cancer screenings and sun damage assessments conducted by Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Take a photo with a Nationals’ President mascot
  • Enjoy fun games, food, giveaways and more

Questions? Read the FAQs for more information.

Ways You Can Make a Difference:

  • Support a 5K participant You can donate securely online to help a 5K participant of a team to meet their fund raising goals
  • Make a general donation to the 5K
  • Can’t be present the day of the event but want to get involved?  No problem!  Join us as a “Virtual Walker” and fund-raise for us.

Contact info-
Direct questions to Kristen Fagley at or 703-519-2103.