Thank you to all of the runners who came out to run Clarendon Day on Saturday. Fall running is here! Hope you had a great race, nabbed a PR in photo or in time, and scored a yummy brunch at the end of it all.
The Wednesday Run Commute is back. Drop off your stuff for work at Pacers Clarendon on Tuesday and run from your house, or wherever makes sense for you, to Pacers Navy Yard. Skip the metro, get in your run in, and let Pacers do the heavy lifting for you.
This Saturday at Kenilworth Park the areas high school cross country teams will be out in force at DCXC. Runners, this is your chance to score some sweet New Balance spikes for your win. New Balance will be out celebrating all of the things that is great about high school running. Whole Foods Market will be on site providing food and fuel for runners and fans alike. Pace the Nation will be on tap talking about all of the things running and otherwise. #DCXC
Speaking of DCXC and Whole Foods Market, this week on Pace the Nation, Whole Foods Todd and Alex are talking about all of the things nutrition, community, Sunday Runday Dinner and more. Bonus, Julie Culley is back on the podcast too for an unprecedented 3rd visit, she must have an in here….
Fall Fashion Show on October 8 at Pacers Navy Yard
Mark you calendar for the roll out of fall looks at our Fall Fashion Show at Pacers Navy Yard. See local runners walk the runway in the newest and best looks for your running and your lifestyle. Registration for the show will be open soon and the charity beneficiary is the Breast Cancer Fund.
Sunday Runday Dinner at Whole Foods Market P Street on October 16
This is new, fun, and going to be delicious so get in on the action. Please plan to join us on Sunday October 16 at Whole Foods Market at the P Street Café for our first Sunday Runday Dinner. There will be a three-course chef created meal, drinks, and conversations around healthy eating to support your training goals and lifestyle. Special guest Chelsea, from Chelsea Eats Treats will be on hand to give tips
Highlights in store this week-
Meet up at Post City Brewery for a run and then hang around for a brew the fun starts at 7pm.
Cross Train with Amos
Meet at Pacers Alexandria for a run with built in cross training at 7pm with Amos.
Neighborhood Studio Injury Screening at Pacers Fairfax 6:30pm
Come for the fun run stay to talk about your running health.
Pentagon Row Fun Run at 7pm in front of Shake Shack
Recognizing that safety is the outmost importance to our runners, we have invited Lieutenant Heather Hurlock with the Arlington Police Department to speak to our group. Lieutenant Hurlock will share some personal safety tips with runners.
The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer at Pacers Clarendon and at Pacers Navy Yard for the event on Saturday.
The Run! Geek! Run! 5K race will be held at Potomac Yards in Alexandria, VA and proceeds will benefit the Capitol Post which offers support for veterans in the form of business counseling, resources, and guidance to grow new business and transition into a new chapter. Packet pick-up is on Friday at Pacers Alexandria from 12-8 and on Saturday from 10-2 or even before the race starts. Have fun out there!