Due to the pandemic, this event will be held virtually. We appreciate your trying something new with us.
Join us for the 17th Annual Nature Center Walk-or-Run to benefit the Walker Nature Center in Reston, VA. You choose your distance (1 Mile, 5K or 10K) and your location. We recommend Reston's beautiful paved paths and/or woodchipped trails although you can even do this indoors on a treadmill. See event photos for a sample 5K route.
Participants will receive a race bib and t-shirt featuring Reston's Official Bird, the Pileated Woodpecker. Register by September 25 to reserve your size. Take a photo in your tee and/or wearing your bib during your run or walk. Post your photo by October 18 at 11:59 pm on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #WalkerRun2020 or email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org to be eligible for a random prize drawing. Please tag @FriendsofReston. Prizes will given out in each of the distance categories (1 Mile, 5K and 10K). All children under 13, who post or send a photo, will receive a coupon for free program at the Walker Nature Center. Encourage friends or family members to join you on a team.
Sincere thanks are given to our Finish Line Sponsor CDW-G for supporting us through this pandemic. To become a sponsor or donate a prize, contact Katie Shaw at email@example.com or call 703-435-6510.
The Walker Nature Center is the home of environmental education in Reston. Funds raised will support facility enhancements, educational exhibits and programs. The mission of the Nature Center is to foster environmental stewardship in the community.
Hosted by Friends of Reston, a 501c3 supporting organization. Donations above race entry fees are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.
Event details and schedule
Registration ends on Friday, October 2. Contactless t-shirt/bib pick-up is available Monday-Friday, October 5-October 16, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm at the Walker Nature Center's Nature House, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston VA. Call the number posted on the front door when you arrive.