Celebrate the 2017 Opening Day for Trails by running or walking 5K on the W&OD Trail and the Four Mile Run Trail in Bluemont Park! This free, family-friendly event is a great way to explore your local trails, get outside and enjoy your community—plus, there will be freebies, food, live entertainment and a prize giveaway from AlterCycles!
- When: Saturday, April 8 | Registration begins at 8 a.m., the run starts at 9 a.m., and the festivities continue until noon.
Where: 5K on the W&OD Trail and the Four Mile Run Trail | Bluemont Park Picnic Pavilion | Arlington, VA 22203
See it on a map.
Be sure to join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Black Women Bike and the Capital Trails Coalition for our first-ever Opening Day Fun Run by signing up now ➤ rtc.li/openingday5K!
This year marks the fifth annual Opening Day for Trails! On Saturday, April 8, 2017, people across the nation will kick off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails for a walk, run, ride or special event. To make this year’s nationwide celebration extra special, we’re giving away some amazing prizes courtesy of our sponsors at Fuji Bikes and Performance Bicycle. Simply pledge to participate in Opening Day and be entered to win ➤ rtc.li/OpeningDay17-Sweepstakes!
You can also share how you’re planning to celebrate using #RTCOpeningDay on social media!
We can’t wait to see you on the trail for our Opening Day for Trails Fun Run 5K!