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Flee the British 5k
Submitted by lmaloy on July 2, 2014 - 4:28pm
Event Date & Time:
Aug 24 2014 - 7:00am - 10:00am
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR FLEE THE BRITISH!!
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the burning of Washington, Historic Congressional Cemetery is hosting the Flee the British 5k on August 24th, 2014 at 8 am. Chase Dolley as she rescues the famed portrait of George Washington from the flames, and feel what it’s like to have the British on your heels as you scurry to the finish line. Bring the family and join us for a 2k Kids Run that begins directly after the 5k race. You won’t want to miss this historic 5k amongst the graves of many of the key players in the War of 1812. 5k registration is $40 and includes a t-shirt, and the untimed kids fun run is $10.
PACKET PICKUP: 7-8 AM ON AUGUST 24
5K RACE START: 8 AM
KIDS FUN RUN: 8:05 AM
Want to run with a team?
You can create your own, or sign up to run with/for a DC Metro War of 1812 Regional Partner (including yours truly). When registering, simply start typing the team name when prompted, create your own team, or run solo!
Regional War of 1812 Partners/Flee the British Teams:
Historic Congressional Cemetery
Alexandria War of 1812
Naval Historical Foundation
Dolley Madison Team (sponsored by the Octagon House)
Free War of 1812 tours will be offerred on the hour on August 24th at 9, 10, and 11 am. Space is limited and is first come, first served. All tours leave from the front gate of the cemetery, adjacent to the Gatehouse.
Location: Historic Congressional Cemetery
1801 E Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
Transportation: Metro: Stadium Armory (Blue/Orange line)
Street Parking Available
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