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Vibha DC Dream Mile 5K Run & Walk & 1K Kids Fun Run on July 29

Active in the DC Metro area since 1996, Vibha is a non-profit organization that helps provide food, shelter, health care and education to underprivileged children. Vibha has a volunteer network of 825 volunteers spread across 15 Action Centers in cities across the US and India.

The organisation is hosting the 8th Annual Vibha DC 5K Run /Walk & 1K Kids Fun Run on the 29th of July. All proceeds of this event will go towards supporting two NGOs –  Door Step School and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area 

The event will feature

  • Chip Timing
  • Free T-Shirt for registered participants
  • Face painting, Mehndi, Games & Activities
  • DJ Music with Western and Bollywood- Bangra dance entertainment
  • Dance Performances by StudioBorn2Dance & StudioDoom
  • Food for all
  • Ample Parking
  • Kids 1K Fun Run

Here are the details:

Date: Sunday, July 29th, 2012. Race Starts at 8:00 AM
Venue: Fairfax Corner Shopping Center, 4250 Fairfax Corner Avenue, Fairfax VA 22030
Time: Registration at 7:00 AM/ Run/Walk  Starts at 8:00 AM

Registration fees: 

Early bird rates: Until July 15th, 2012
5K Run/Walk : $20
1K Kids Fun Run: $7

Rates from July 16th –July 28th
5K Run/Walk : $25
1K Kids Fun Run: $10

Rates on event day
5K Run/Walk : $30
1K Kids Fun Run: $10

Event Website: http://thedreammile.org/dc

To register online, click here.

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5K Runs in Northern Virginia – May Edition

Runs in Northern Virginia

Runs in Northern Virginia

Summer is upon us! Now is the time to contribute to the community by participating in a 5K run. This gets you going, challenges your fitness levels and gives you a goal to achieve. Hard to do it alone? Find a running buddy – ask your close friend, significant other, a colleague or a neighbor. You’ll be surprised how many will be ready to take the plunge.

To help you get started, we have narrowed down some 5K runs happening in the area in May.

Kelley Cares 5K Run/Walk
Date:May 19, 2012/8am
Address:GW Middle School
1005 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301

5th Annual CPES Puma Pounce Fun Run
Date:May 19, 2012/8:30am
Address:Colin Powell Elementary School
13340 Leland Road
Centerville, VA 20120

4th Annual Saint Agnes Fitness Festival
Date:May 19, 2012
Address:Saint Agnes Catholic School
2024 North Randolph Street
Arlington VA 22207

2012 Spring 5K Girls on the Run
Sunday, May 20/8am
Address: George Mason University

Joe Cassella 5K
Sunday, May 20th/8.30am
Great Falls Village Center
750 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22066

Tommy’s Run For a Reason
Date:Sunday, May 20th/9am
Algonkian Regional Park
47001 Fairway Drive
Sterling, VA 20165

Middleburg 5K Point to Point Foot Race
Saturday, May 26/9am
Glenwood Park
Middleburg, Virginia 20118

Soaring Eagle 5K
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Osbourn High School

Date:Monday, May 28, 2012/7am
Address:1201 Caroline St,
Fredericksburg VA, 22401

Ringing in Hope 10K, 5K
Date:Monday,May 28, 2012
Brambleton Town Center Plaza
42395 Ryan Road,
Ashburn, VA 20148o

To find new additions and registeration details, please visit Running in the USA

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