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Celebrate Crystal City and enjoy getting fit for happy hour!

With a race taking place every Friday night in April, you should be able to fit at least one into your schedule!

Of course, if you sign up to run all four races in the series, you will save $$ on each race!!

The series package can be purchased through the second race of the series.





Already Registered? Confirm here.

The series default date of April 3 will appear on your confirmation email – check the details section to verify the actual race selection you’ve made.

Early Bird

 through Friday, 3/20

April 3 – $20 | April 10 – $20 |
April 17 – $20 | April 24 – $20 |

5k Series (4 Races)- $60



Regular Price

After March 20

April 3 – $25 | April 10 – $25 |
April 17 – $25 | April 24 – $25 |

5k Series (4 Races)- $75

Race History

The inaugural 5k Fridays race series took place in 2009. The event was extremely popular and proved to be a boon to area restaurants, with many runners staying in Crystal City following each race for dinner and socializing.

Crystal City 5k Fridays promotes active lifestyles while making economic sense for Crystal City restaurants and businesses. By attracting thousands of visitors annually to the neighborhood,  the local character of the community can be on full display.

Race Sponsors

Crystal City BID


The presenter of this event, the Crystal City Business Improvement District, is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents.

JBG Smith


JBG Smith commercial realty is the largest commercial real estate organization in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. The company owns and manages multiple properties in Crystal City and is a leading sponsor of events to help promote the vitality of the community.

Race Beneficiary

Phoenix Bikes educates youth, promotes bicycling, and builds community with a vision to build young leaders, sweet bikes & healthy communities.

Committed to social justice and providing equal access to bicycling as a means of transportation and recreation, Phoenix Bikes believes in bringing new experiences and skills to all youth to promote a strong start in life.

Thanks for supporting us in these programs – click here for more details

Race Partners

Crystal City Sports Pub

A fixture in Crystal City since 1994, this unique bar has a spacious two floor layout. Visit after any of the 5k Fridays races to redeem a complimentary beverage ticket attached to your race bib.

Jaleo’s Crystal City

is one of our largest locations, with its high ceilings, private and semi-private rooms, and convenient parking 7-days a week making it ideal for private events. Minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and historic downtown Crystal City, Jaleo Crystal City is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.

Los Tios

Los Tios will be serving up small house margaritas!



PIVOT Physical Therapy

Post-operative rehabilitation, acute or chronic pain, athletic injury rehab, or work-related injury recovery. Whatever your needs may be, our approach to physical therapy services is simple: personalized care with exceptional outcomes.

Have a Question?

We have you covered. Head over to our FAQ section to find detailed information on all of our policies so you can be ready for race day.

More Questions? Contact Us