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George Washington Birthday Classic 10K


Celebrate the birthday of Alexandria’s hometown hero . . . George Washington! This race is the kick off event for the city’s birthday celebration.

Course Information

10K Course

The certified 10K course is flat and fast, good for a new PR. Out and back on Eisenhower Avenue. Start/finish at Patent and Trademark Office

2K Walk

Starts five minutes after 10K; out and back on Eisenhower Avenue. Start/finish at Patent and Trademark Office.


Packet Pick Up

Saturday, February 14 from 10AM – 6PM
Pacers Alexandria
1301 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Sunday, February 15 from 6:30AM – 7:55AM
Patent and Trademark Office

Eisenhower Avenue between John Carlyle Street and Elizabeth Lane

Your race packet includes your bib, timing chip and soft tech tee!

Questions regarding Packet Pick Up? View our Event Policies.


Race Day

The race starts and finishes at the Patent and Trademark Offices on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, VA.

Bag Check

There will be a bag check area at the race site where participants may leave warm-up clothing. (Bring no valuables, please.) It will be located inside the Patent and Trademark Office building


Parking is available for free in the PTO office building. Parking available in the East Garage; entrance off of John Carlyle Street at Eisenhower Avenue.


Metrorail Opens at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday and may not be conducive to arriving on time. Please check metro rail and bus schedules.Closest metro station: Eisenhower Avenue

Awards and Post-Race Festivities

Food and refreshments will be provided for all participants and volunteers. Water will be provided on course near the two and four-mile marks, and at the start/finish lines.


Top three male & female finishers will receive: $250 (1st Place), $150 (2nd Place), $75 (3rd Place).

Top two male & female finishers in these categories will receive merchandise awards: age 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.


This is a RunWashington Runner Rankings race. For details and point standings, see the RunWashington website.