This event would not be possible without the help of our sponsors. Sponsorships help us put on the annual Run! Geek! Run! race and support Capitol Post, which offers veterans in the Washington, DC region personalized guidance through mentoring, business counseling, and access to key resources, programs, and leaders.
Sponsorships for this event provide companies and organizations with the opportunity to give back to the local community, as well as gain visibility in front of the greater technology, government, and business community.
What does the course look like?
How much does it cost to run?
The cost to run is:
- $30 until August 15th, 2016
- $35 until online registration closes on September 21st, 2016
- $40 on race day or packet pick-up (cash and check only)
All proceeds go to Capitol Post. Learn more about Capitol Post.
What awards and prizes are available?
Bobble Head trophies will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers, as well as the top 3 in each of the following age groups:
In addition, trophies will be awarded to the top 3 corporate and club teams. The placement of the first 5 finishers on each team (one must be female) will be totaled to determine team awards. The awards ceremony will begin at 9 AM at the latest.
Where do I pick up my race packet?
Packet pickup will take place at Pacers in Old Town (1301 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314) on Friday, September 23rd from 12 PM to 8 PM and on Saturday, September 24th from 10 AM to 2 PM. You can also pick up your packet on race day. If you’re feeling generous, you can pick up your friends’ or team members’ packets, too!
In-person registration is also available at packet pick-up and on race day for $40 per runner (cash and check only).
Are strollers allowed on the course?
Yes, strollers are allowed on the course. We simply ask that you start at the back of the pack and be considerate of the runners around you.
Is there a maximum time to finish the race?
No, there is no official time limit. However, we do anticipate walkers completing the course within one hour. If you anticipate this being a problem, please let us know your expected finishing time.
Where can I view past race results?
Check out our past results page!
Where can I view past race pictures?
Check out our photo gallery!
Ironistic and Hudson Studio announce the 9th Annual Run! Geek! Run! The USATF certified 5K race will be held this year at 8 a.m. on September 25, 2016, at the Potomac Yard area of Alexandria, Virginia — a brand new location and course from years past.
About the Race
Ironistic and Hudson Studio are proud to take over the reins and co-sponsor the 9th Annual Run! Geek! Run! 5K which was founded in 2008 and organized for the past eight years by W2 Communications.
Ironistic.com is a full service website design, development and online marketing firm headquartered in Alexandria, VA. Hudson Studio is a visual communications firm providing graphic design services for everything and anything in print from brand identities to infographics to reports to swag.
This year, the 5K race will be held on:
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Potomac Yard | Alexandria, VA
All proceeds go to support Capitol Post, which offers veterans in the Washington, DC region personalized guidance through mentoring, business counseling, and access to key resources, programs, and leaders.