Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this a timed 5k course? No. The walk/run is untimed.
  • Where do I pick up my registration packet? This is not a timed race, so there is no registration packet. Event check-in begins at 7:45a.m.
  • How do I get my t-shirt? T-shirts will be distributed during check-in on the morning of beginning at 7:45 a.m.
  • Where do I check-in? Check-in is located at the Centerfield Gate.
  • Are strollers allowed during the 5k walk/run? Yes. Strollers are allowed on the course.
  • Are children allowed to participate in the walk/run? Yes. Children under the age of 5 are free. (Please note they will not receive a t-shirt.) Children over the age of 5 will need to be registered.
  • What time do we need to arrive? Gates to Nationals Park will open at 7:45 a.m. for registered participants to check in. Please plan to arrive no later than 8:30 a.m.
  • Can you register for the walk/run the morning of the event? No. There is no on-site registration. 
  • Is parking available? Yes. Parking Garage B located on South Capitol Street SE and N Street is available for participants.
  • What is the nearest Metro station? The nearest Metro station is Navy Yard on the green line. It is a short walk down Half Street to the entrance of Nationals Stadium from the metro exit/entrance.
  • Are pets allowed? Yes. Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash. Please plan to pick up any waste they may leave behind.
  • What if it rains? Will the event be cancelled? No. The event will take place rain or shine.