• Upcoming Events

    Oct
    1
    Sat
    10:00 am Anacostia Park Timed Run
    Anacostia Park Timed Run
    Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Anacostia Park Timed Run
    Join us for a free, timed 5K run in Anacostia Park! New this year, TRDC’s monthly, timed races will allow students and volunteers to track their running progress on a regular basis as they work to improve their fitness levels and finish times over the course of the year. Races will take place on the first Saturday of each month, except when another TRDC race is scheduled for that month (i.e., Jingle All the Way in December, Cherry Blossom in April, and Mentoring Matters 5K in May). Runners will meet in Anacostia Park, just a short walk from the Anacostia[...]
    11:00 am Fall Community Gathering
    Fall Community Gathering
    Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Join us for a Fall Community Gathering immediately following the first Anacostia Park timed run! Enjoy a post-5K bbq and group games with TRDC!
    Oct
    8
    Sat
    9:00 am October Mentor Training
    October Mentor Training
    Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    Join us for our first monthly mentor training session of the 2016-17 season! Trainings focus on topics such as adolescent development, building and sustaining strong mentoring relationships, and motivating youth to set and achieve running-related goals. Trainings will be held at 9am (immediately before practice) on the second Saturday of each month; training sessions will be held outdoors at the Yards Park, weather-permitting. Mentor trainings are open to all TRDC volunteers; attendance is mandatory for active Mentors. 
    10:00 am Saturday Practice
    Saturday Practice
    Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Meet us at 10AM at The Yards Park for Teens Run DC community running practices! TRDC welcomes people of all fitness and ability levels! Questions? Contact jen@teensrundc.org or call 202-818-8600, ext. 1.

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    RACE CALENDAR

    FEATURED RACES:

     

    OTHER POTENTIAL RACES – for individual mentor-mentee pairs

     

    RACES COMPLETED

    VETERAN’S DAY 10K: We were 36 students, accompanied by 38 mentors and running leaders. We were prepared, and we ran strong. All students who started the race completed the race.

    • When: Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:00 am
    • Where: West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin
    • Parking and Metro. There is no parking on Ohio Drive in West Potomac Park. There is no parking along Independence Avenue at any time. Look for side street parking north of Constitution Avenue NW between 18th & 23rd Streets NW. Metro opens at 7am on Sunday. Please consider having a friend drop you off at 23rd & Constitution Avenue NW before the run, then ride Metro home. The closest metro stop to the event site is Foggy Bottom/GWU on the orange and blue lines. The stop is located at 23rd & H Streets NW. If you ride Metrorail to the event, walk south along 23rd Street past the State Department and Lincoln Memorial. Pass on the east side of Lincoln and look south to the Potomac River. That park adjacent to the river is the race staging area.

    JINGLE ALL THE WAY 8K.

    • When: Sunday Dec. 9, 2012 @ 9:00 am
    • Where:Freedom Plaza. Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 12th and 13th Street.
    • Parking and Metro. Take the Blue or Orange Line to Federal Triangle. The Federal Triangle station is directly across the street from the start/finish line. Parking is available on surrounding streets. Do not park on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.

    ST. PATRICK’S DAY 8K.

    • When: Sunday March 10, 2013 @ 9:00 am
    • Where: Freedom Plaza. Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 12th and 13th Streets.
    • Parking and Metro. Take the Blue or Orange Line to Federal Triangle. The Federal Triangle station is directly across the street from the start/finish line. Parking is available on surrounding streets. Do not park on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.
     
    BALLOU INTERNATIONAL 5K
     
    • When: Saturday March 23, 2013 @ 9:00 am (best guess)
    • Where: Ballou Senior High School, 3401 4th St SE Washington, DC
     
    CREDIT UNION CHERRY BLOSSOM TEN MILER & 5K – OUR PREMIER RACE FOR 2013.
    • When: Sunday April 7, 2013 @ 7:30 am
    • Where: Washington Monument Grounds
    • Parking and Metro. take the Blue or Orange line to the Smithsonian Mall stop, which is .25 mile from the staging area on the Washington Monument Grounds.

     PUBLIC SERVICE 5K.

    • When:  Sunday May 5, 2013 @ 8 am
    • Where:  Anacosita Park
    • Parking and Metro.  FREE Parking is plentiful at Anacostia Park. Please park your vehicle at the northern end of the park near the Skating Pavilion; please note that you must arrive before 7:30 a.m. The closest Metro station (Potomac Ave on the Orange-Blue lines) is about a 20-minute walk from the start/finish area.

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