The King Of Pop 5K - Celebrating MJ's Bday

Saturday 25th August 2018

C&O Canal Towpath Georgetown: 3700 Water Street, Washington, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


  • Running-5K 9:30am - 5K 9:30am
  • Running-5K 9:45am - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-5K 10:00am - Individual Age group/open


This race is about celebrating Michael Jackson's Birthday with a 5K run.  We will be playing his music at the start / finish line and each participant will get a custom limited edition MJ t-shirt and medal.  

We have Three Waves Of 200 Runners each.

The 1st Wave will be at 9:30am 

The 2nd Wave will be at 9:45am

The 3rd Wave will be at 10:00am

Following the race, we will be meeting up at Nicks Riverside Grill for a MJ Day Party.  A DJ will be on hand from 10:30am until 2:30pm to play all of MJ's music.  So come out with all of your friends and lets shower Georgetown with some classic MJ love.

This will be a Walk / Run at The C & O Canal Towpath located at 3700 Water St. Washington, DC 20007) 


REMEMBER: It's always fun to walk or run in groups. So sign up early to take advantage of the discounted pricing. We will be ordering medals on August 1st based on the registration count so they get back to us on time.  Help us out by registering early.  

Event details and schedule

Time: The 1st wave of the race will begin at 9:30am, then 9:45am and 10:00am  

Course: Is a fun run out and back on the Capital Crescent Towpath

Bib Pickup - Will begin at 8:30am at 3700 Water Street

Parking - There is plenty of parking at 3700 Water St  NW Washington DC 20007 and in the parking garages  

Bag Check - There will be a free bag check at the starting line

In addition to the t-shirt, each participant will get a custom Medal for signing up.



Organised by

DC Running Club

PO Box 71140, Washington

Phone: 240-472-9201

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