Race Information

  • Name
    PVTC Christmas Caper 5K/10K
  • City
    Washington, DC
  • Events
    10K run
    5K run
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  • Race Date
    Dec 19, 2020 Saturday
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  • Details from event's Active.com listing:
    • Race-day:  On-site packet pickup open 6:45 AM-7:45 AM. No race-day registration
    • Course:  Flat – walker- and wheelchair-friendly – One or two out’n’back segments on paved roads
    • Parking:  Ample and free at East Potomac Park Golf Course, south of Jefferson memorial
    • Race size:  About 100 in each race, 5K and 10K.  Must finish by 9:30 AM. Only one race per person
    • 5K start and course:  5K run & race walk start at 7:50 AM.  Gather at start / finish banner about 200 feet south of entrance to East Potomac Park Golf Course.  After the National Anthem and pre-race instructions at 7:42 AM, at the starter's whistle, run south on east side of Ohio Drive, right around Hains Point, north on west side of Ohio Drive to a turnaround point; then south on west side of Ohio Drive, left around Hains Point, and north on the east side of Ohio Drive back to the finish line under the banner.
    • 10K start and course:  10K run starts at 8:00 AM.  Gather about 200 feet north of start / finish banner near entrance to East Potomac Park Golf Course.  After pre-race instructions at 7:52 AM, at the starter's whistle, run south on east side of Ohio Drive, right around Hains Point, north on west side of Ohio Drive to a turnaround point; then south on west side of Ohio Drive, left around Hains Point, and north on the east side of Ohio Drive back toward the finish line.  Turn around left at cones about 100 feet south of finish line banner.  Follow the course a second time.  Upon your return, finish under the banner.
    • Awards:  Christmas ornaments for top 3 in each race in 10-year age groups (men and women), plus racewalkers
    • Post-race:  Refreshments to keep you warm
    • Contact:  Mike Cannon -- pvtcracedirector@gmail.com -- 910-261-8446

    Event details and schedule

    Races in 2020 Ed Barron Holiday Series:

    • February 15 at East Potomac Park in Washington DC -- By George 5K and 10K
    • April 11 at Bluemont Park in Arlington VA - Easter Classic 5K and 10K
    • July 4 at Centennial Park in Vienna VA -- Go Fourth 8K
    • November 21 at East Potomac Park -- Cranberry Crawl 5K and 10K
    • December 19 at East Potomac Park -- Christmas Caper 5K and 10K
    • Members may sign up for all 5 races for the price of 4 ($40 total)
    • Non-members may sign up for all 5 races for the price of 4 ($60 total)
    • If you're not a member yet, you can join PVTC now and take the member prices

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Nov 6, 2012
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Jan 4, 2020
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Jul 30, 2020
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