You’re invited to the 21st Annual MANNA 5K Race for Affordable Housing!
On Saturday, June 15th at 9:00 AM, we will be celebrating our 21st Annual MANNA 5K Race for Affordable Housing at the Alexandria Aqueduct on the C&O Towpath in Georgetown (address is 3630 Water St NW). Our goal is to raise money and awareness for affordable housing in the District. Please come and support affordable housing in DC while enjoying the historic canal, getting some exercise, and meeting fellow supporters of MANNA.
The pet-friendly 5K will cover an out-and-back route overlooking the historic canal and Georgetown neighborhood. The trail is flat and will feature a water station on the course and one at the start/finish.
Public Transportation: Close to DC Circulator bus station (exit at NW M St & NW Wisconsin Ave), D2 bus station (exit at Q St NW & Wisconsin Ave NW), and G2 bus station (exit at P St & Wisconsin Ave)
Nearest metro station is Foggy Bottom – GWU Station (Blue/Silver/Orange Lines)
Parking: There is street parking at 3630 Water St NW as well as along Water Street. The closest parking garage to the race is Colonial Parking, located at 1010 Wisconsin Avenue NW. Colonial Parking is a half mile from the race start and costs $13/day on weekends.
Packet Pickup: Runners can pick up their race packets beginning at 8:30 AM on race day.
Event details and schedule
8:30 AM – Check-in and Registration Opens
9:00 AM – Pre-Race Announcements and Stretch
9:15 AM – 5K Race Start
Award ceremony and event conclusion following the race.
*The event will take place rain or shine*
Early Bird Individual (before 5/31) – $35
Individual Registration (after 5/31) – $40
Team Registration – $30/person
Fundraiser Registration – free entry for fundraisers who raise at least $300
Children under 12 (and pets!) will be free and will not need to register for the event. Note: children under 12 will not receive a free race t-shirt. If a registrant wishes to purchase a t-shirt, they may do so at our event store or on-site.
Donate/Fundraise: Get your family, neighbors, friends, and co-workers to sponsor you with a tax-deductible donation
Gold ($1,000): you will be featured on the race shirt, MANNA website, RunSignup page, and 5K emails and receive 4 complimentary 5K registrations
Silver ($500): you will be featured on the MANNA website, RunSignup page, and 5K emails and receive 2 complimentary 5K registrations
Bronze ($250): you will be featured on the RunSignup page