2018 Christmas Caper 5K and 10K

Saturday 15th December 2018

East Potomac Park: 972 Ohio Drive SW, Washington, United States

Distance running, Running


  • Non-members - Non-Members - 5K at 7:50 AM, 10K at 8:00 AM
  • Members (If you join PVTC below, you may use the member price) - Members - 5K at 7:50 AM, 10K at 8:00 AM


  • 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

  • Starts:          5K run & race walk at 7:50 AM,

                           10K run at 8:00 AM

                           10K starts about 200 feet north of the 5K start

  • 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

                           (m.maurice.cannon@gmail.com, 910-261-8446)

Event details and schedule

Races in 2018 Ed Barron Holiday Series:

  • February 17 at East Potomac Park in Washington DC -- By George 5K and 10K
  • March 31 at Bluemont Park in Arlington VA - Easter Classic 5K and 10K
  • July 4 at Centennial Park in Vienna VA -- Go Fourth 8K
  • November 17 at East Potomac Park -- Cranberry Crawl 5K and 10K
  • December 15 at East Potomac Park -- Christmas Caper 5K and 10K
  • Members may sign up for all 5 races for the price of 4 ($20 total)
  • Non-members may sign up for all 5 races for the price of 4 ($40 total)
  • If you're not a member yet, you can join PVTC now and take the member prices

Organised by

Potomac Valley Track Club

c/o Jen Stephens, treasurer, 3704 Bevan Drive, Fairfax

Phone: 703-927-4833

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