Volunteers Needed - Senior Olympics 5K Run - September 22, 2018
Airport Run - September 23, 2018
A Reston Runner annual tradition. Point to point run from DCA National Airport back to Reston. Distances up to 22 miles with shorter options via Metro (bring your Metro card). Please sign up so we can plan the transport to the airport. The bus will leave the Sunset Hills Commuter lot in Reston at 7 am.
Youth in Motion (YIM) 2018 Registration is Closed
Reston Runners’ Youth In Motion (YIM) program is a non-profit, non-competitive summer youth running/fitness program. The program has been recognized in the past as the best youth running program in the country by the RRCA (Road Runners Club of America). It is open to youth ages 4-13 years.
The program will take place at Herndon Middle School Track and Infield. It will run from June 24 to August 12 (Sundays 6:30 pm – 7:40 pm). The final session on August 19th will be a morning race and party at Lake Fairfax Park. As always we need enthusiastic volunteers!
Pool Party - August 4,2018 Please plan on joining fellow Reston Runners and families for this festive Summer event, 7 pm at the Autumnwood Pool. The Club will be providing the food and beverages so please RSVP to ensure we have enough.
The Reston Runner's 10 Weeks to 10K Program returns this year starting Monday, July 23,2018 and culminates with the PRR Perfect 10K/10 Miler on Sunday, September 30, 2018.
nterval Training Program (ITP) - Summer Speedwork
Time to boost your speed as ITP is back starting on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 6:30 PM at South Lakes High School, and continuing weekly until Auguist 29th. Registration is still Closed.
Meadowlark Gardens - New Courses Inauguration - June 9, 2018
New run/walk courses and a picnic/potluck after. Click HERE for photos (Thanks Kevin, Donna, & Anna for pics)
Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017 - Lake Fairfax Run/Walk
Glory Days Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast - October 28, 2017
Keith Whited again makes a generous donation to Reston Runners Community Fund and to the Club's Runners Marathon of Reston with these checks presented at the Glory Days Volunteer Appreciation breakfast.
A South Lakes High School student wrote to us as part of a class project promoting running safety in the area, reminding us that Safety should be a number one priority and offering the following link to safety tips and resources,
Memorial Bench Dedication - Lake Newport - October 7, 2017
In lasting memory of Reston Runners who have passed away. Click on the picture for photo set.
10 Weeks to 10K - 2017 - Congratulations to all participants & thanks Chris D !
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Annual Memorial Day Hike & Picnic - May 28, 2018 - 8am
Sky Meadows State Park ( http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows#general_information ) Please sign up to let us know how many to expect.
Meet at South Reston Commuter Lot at 7am for car pool oiption.
|Date||Event||Location & Info||Description|
|April 15, 2018||Heros vs Villians 5K (benefiting Fairfax Legal Foundation and legal aid)||https://potomac.enmotive.com/events/register/2017-heroes-vs-villains-run-for-justice-5k||5K|
|April 21 & 22, 2018||Loudon Half Races||http://loudounhalf.org||8K & Half Marathon|
April 28, 2018
|Historic Waterford 5K & Trail Run||https://www.waterfordfoundation.org/event/5k-run/||5K Trail Run|
|April 28, 2018||Fairfax CASA Run for the Chidren||https://www.fairfaxrunforthechildren.com||8K & 5K Run|
|April 29, 2018||Manassas Airport Runway 5K & 10K||https://www.bishopseventregistrations.com/event/2018-Manassas-Runway-5k-10k--1-Miler||5K & 10K|
|Saturday, May 5, 2018||Clifton 5K Race||https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?formid=123989||5K|
|Saturday, May 5, 2018||Wicked Bottom X Country 5K Culpepper, VA||http://www.culpepercounty.gov/Government/County-Departments/Departments-P-V/Parks-and-Recreation/Wicked-Bottom-5K||5K & Fun Run|
|Sunday, May 6, 2018||8th Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K/10K and 1K Fun Run||www.LoudounLyme.org||5K & 10K|
Runners Marathon of Reston - April 8, 2018
The Club's premier marathon and half marathon races will be held on April 8, 2018 at 07:30 am at South Lakes High School in Reston, VA. This year's event will feature exciting relay options. Great course support and cool premiums for runners and volunteers. For more info and to sign up, click HERE
**** SPECIAL EVENT *****
April 7, 2018 - 8 am @ Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center
-Start time 8am
> -Meet and greet
> -Introduction/opening remarks/Good luck talk by Marcy and Dustin
> -Introductions of invited vendors, Dr. Fisher of United Wellness Chiropractic
> -Break into shake out/last run and meet groups
> -Raffle prizes will be award provided
> -Food, snacks and drinks will be hosted and provided by Le Pain Quotidien
> -In-store "Exclusive sale” during this time period for both groups
> -Approximate end time 9:15am
Annual St patrick’s Day run from the Vienna Caboose on the W&OD with breakfast after at the Vienna Inn
(Click on the picture to enlarge it)
Reston Runners Spirit Clothing
The Reston Runners spirit wear shop is online now through March 18th. https://shop.burkesports.com/ and the password is restonrunners. We offer a long sleeve technical shirt, a reversible vest, a full zip knit jacket and a full zip windbreaker. Items will be delivered on April 14 to the North Hills pool at 8 a.m
Reston 10 Miler - March 4, 2018
Reston Runners were well represented at this annual event from South Lakes High School including Age Group Awards:
F-45-49 Karen Hottle 3rd
F 50-54 Kim Isler 2nd
F 60-64 Marcy Foster 1st
M 45-49 Steve Crago 1st
M 50-54 Thero Haast 1st
M 60-64 David Johns 1st
M 60-64 Jim Nagle 2nd
M 65-69 Jim Ratzenberger 1st
M 75+ Jack Tozier 1st
Full results are availabke HERE.
Congratulations to all New York City Marathon runners and their supporters!
Click HERE for finish times.
Women's Training Program & Women's 5K
Reston Runners continues its two decades of celebrating and supporting women athletes by again offering its Women's Training Program with registration opening on March 9, 2018; and its Women's 5K on June 23, 2018. Registration for the 5K opens on March 23, 2018.
Annual Meeting & Dinner - February 24, 2018 - Save the Date
All Reston Runners are cordially invited to attend the annual meeting and dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods Village Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston.
Drinks and dinner available when the doors open at 6 p.m. The program begins at approximately 7:15 p.m.
Please RSVP to give us an accurate count for planning. Please indicate there if you're available to volunteer your time in one of the following three areas: Room setup/member check-in; drinks setup/serving; food setup/replenishing.
Reston Runners Board of Directors Election
Reston Runners is holding its annual election to determine who will serve as the Reston Runners Board of Directors for 2018. Each year all Board of Director positions are open for election. The positions include President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of Walking Program, Members-At-Large and Under-40 Member-At-Large. All members paid up through 2017 or later are eligible to vote.
The ballot is being prepared with the names of candidates who have accepted nominations. Eligible members will receive an online voting ballot by email. A paper ballot will be provided as an alternate means of voting, on request. Elections will be open until February 17, 2018, so please be sure to complete the online ballot or paper ballot by that date.
Candidate winners will be announced at the Reston Runners Annual Meeting on February 24, 2018.
NIMH Research Study
A researcher at the National Institue of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda has written to us seeking healthy adults for a study. For information, click HERE.
Another Great Season of Reston Runner Training Programs - October 2017
Thanks to all program leads, volunteers, and participants!
Reston Runners 2017 Airport Run - September 24, 2017
A Tradition continues
Reston Runners Youth in Motion (YIM) 2017
Click on the picture to see a photo set by Luz Blakney
Reston Runners "Seize the Day" Women's 5K - June 17, 2017
Congratulations to all participants and thank you volunteers!
Memorial Day Tradition - Sky Meadows Hike & Wine Picnic
Annual Meeting & Dinner - March 7, 2017
Some members of the 2017 Reston Runners Board of Directors . Please click on the picture to see full photo set by Brian Kent.
Devil Dog 100 KM Race Report by Emmett Delaney
Read Emmett's great report about competing and persevering under the toughest conditions
hanks to Keith Whited for his generous donation to the Reston Runners Community Fund - 2016