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2017 W&OD Trail 5K, in memory of Walter L. Mess and Roger Neighborgall

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203

About This Activity

 
  • Commemorates
 
  • Course
  • Scenic out'n'back course on W&OD Trail west from Bluemont Park towards Falls Church and back
  • One long uphill on the way out, not steep, and downhill on the way back
   
  • Race-Day
  • Timing
  • We use the old-fashioned manual timing method.
  • Wear your bib number visibly on the front of your shirt.
  • Leave your name tag intact at the bottom of your bib number.
  • Everyone starts together.
  • Enjoy the race -- we guarantee this year's weather to be better than the slush-storm in 2015
  • Look at big display clock when you finish.
  • We record your finish on a Time Machine® and collect your name-tag to confirm the order of finish.
  • Then we print results immediately after the last finisher.
  • Sponsors
  • Post-race

Event details and schedule

 

  • Awards
  • Acme Pies
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall M/F and 1st, 2nd, 3rd by 10-year age-group M/F
  • Benefits
  • Open to all
  • Runners and walkers welcome. Enjoy a lovely day on the W&OD Trail! See displays about the W&OD before & after race
  • Join our Facebook page
  • Directions
  • From US 50 (Arlington Boulevard) turn north on Manchester Street for four blocks till it ends at Bluemont Park
  • You may park free there or on nearby streets: Manchester Street, 4th Street North, Montague Streeet, nearby Ashlawn School, and Bluemont Park North Shelter (601 North Manchester Street)



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Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203
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