St. Rita 5K & Fun Run for Education

US Patent and Trademark Office
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Event Description

The 16th annual St. Rita 5K and Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.* (*Pending final permits) 

The day features a 1K Fun Run for kids, followed by the 5K Run / Walk, and an awards ceremony featuring tons of great cash & gift card prizes. The race start and finish is on Eisenhower Avenue in front of the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Avoid the lines on Race Day morning and pick up your packet ahead of time! Onsite registration and packet pickup will be available at two times during Race Week:
Friday, Nov. 8, from 3 - 7pm at St. Rita School, 3801 Russell Rd, Alexandria (enter via rear parking lot) 
Saturday, Nov. 9, from 7 - 8am at USPTO Madison Building, lower atrium 

7:00am - 8:00am   Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration  
8:00am   1K Fun Run Start   
8:30am   5K Start  
Awards Ceremony after conclusion of race


Before and after the race, check out the booths of our generous sponsors for information & giveaways. 

The St. Rita 5K is proud to reward top finishers with generous cash and gift cards from area restaurants and retailers. 

  • OPEN: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers --> Cash Prizes  1st: $150   2nd: $100   3rd: $50 
  • MASTERS: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers (age 40 or older) --> 1st: $50 Cash Prize   2nd & 3rd: Gift cards
  • AGE GROUPS: Top 2 Male & Female Finishers in each of the following age groups --> Gift cards
    [15-19], [20-29], [30-39], [40-49], [50-59], [60-69], [70 and above]
  • YOUTH: Top 3 Male & Female Finishers in following age groups --> Medals 
    [ 8 and under], [9-10], [11-12], [13-14]

Top finishers in the St. Rita 1K Fun Run will receive medals. 

St Rita 5K Course Map
Out and back on Eisenhower Avenue. Start/finish at Patent and Trademark Office.

Free parking available in the USPTO garage on Saturday
Convenient to the Eisenhower Ave. and King Street Metro stations (Yellow/Blue line).


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