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ACE PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE – 2017 CHRISTMAS TREE 5K

ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute with locations in Alexandria, Arlington/ Clarendon, Falls Church / Merrifield, FairOaks / Fairfax,  Herndon / Reston, Leesburg / Lansdowne, and Tysons Corner / Vienna in VA  welcomes the runners  and walkers to ACE PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS MEDICINE – 2017 CHRISTMAS TREE 5K Run / Walk.

ACE Physical Therapy 5k

When & Where : The Christmas Tree 5K will be held at Glencarlyn Park on Sunday, December 3, 2017  at 11:00 AM at 4955 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA

Registration: Please click here for online registration.

Fee: $15.00 – $25.00

Course:

  • Out’n’back on historic Washington & Old Dominion Trail
  • Utterly flat & totally scenic
  • Run alongside a babbling brook
  • Pass Sparrow Swamp, home of dragonflies in summer and beavers in winter
  • See a colorful playground near a massive hill (you see it, but you don’t have to run it)
  • Cross over a boardwalk bridge
  • Turn around near Bluemont Park, home to baseball diamonds, picnic shelters, soccer fields, and volleyball courts
  • Then come on back and high-five your friends!

Packet Pick up:  Race-day packet pick-up and race-day registration on Sunday, December 3, 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM,  on-site at Glencarlyn Park4955 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA 22204 

Parking: Free parking on-street and at nearby shopping plazas

Race Day Schedule:

  •  9:00 AM — On-site volunteer activities begin; Set-up
  • 10:15 AM — Race-day packet pick-up and race-day registration open on-site
  • 10:15 AM — Meet and play with Canine Companion® dogs (and one cat) to relax you, entertain you, and be loved by you — first introduced at 2017 New York City Marathon
  • 10:50 AM — Official welcome to the race by race manager Jay Jacob Wind and race director Emily Carnes
  • 10:52 AM — Introduction of the officers of Arlington South Lions Club and Old Dominion Eye Foundation
  • 10:55 AM — Presentation of the colors and National Anthem
  • 10:57 AM — Course description and safety instructions
  • 10:59 AM — Baby stroller and wheelchair start
  • 11:00 AM — Run / walk start
  • 11:15 AM — First finisher
  • 11:45 AM — Last finisher (approximate)
  • 11:50 AM — Presentation of awards
  • 12:00 noon — Thank you and Happy Holidays to all
  • 12:30 PM — Clean-up; On-site volunteer activities ends
  •   1:00 PM — Christmas tree sales begin

Awards: 

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd male & female overall
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd male & female in 10-year age groups (12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over)

 

 

 


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