Wear your heart on your chest (or your sleeve) and join us at Arlington’s favorite Valentine’s Day 5K. Whether you are single (Stupid Cupid), in a relationship (Co-Dependent) or well… it’s complicated (Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em), you are sure to love this spirited 5K! Post-race join us for our party at Champps for some libations and karaoke, of course.
Don’t monkey around (with our hearts), register today and Love the Run You’re With!
Weather notice: we are on for Sunday’s event. While it might be chilly outside we have a warm staging area at Champps!
The USATF-certified course runs along Army Navy Drive starting and finishing at the popular Shops at Pentagon Row shopping complex.
Saturday, February 8 from 10AM – 6PM
Pacers Pentagon Row
1101 South Joyce Street #B12
Arlington, VA 22202
Sunday, February 9 from 7:30AM – 8:55AM
1201 S. Joyce St.
Arlington, VA 22202
(entrance in courtyard next to Bally’s)
Your race packet contains your bib, timing chip and race premium. Our race premium is a warm and cuddly blanket (a great way to stay warm with your honey or your friends).
Questions regarding packet pick up? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.
The race starts and finishes on South Joyce Street along The Shops at Pentagon Row. Pentagon Row is a shopping complex west of Pentagon City Mall and south of the Pentagon just off of 395.
Directions and Public Transportation:
- Pentagon Row is located on the backside of the Pentagon City Mall.
- The start/finish area is located directly across from the main courtyard.
- METRO station: Pentagon City or Pentagon (blue/yellow). Please visit www.wmata.com for bus and station information.
- Garage Parking: Garage parking is available at Pentagon City Mall for a nominal fee (typically $2 for each two hour block). Enter off of Army Navy Drive or 15th Street, South.
- On Street Parking: On street parking is free on Sundays. Do not park on South Joyce Street Sunday AM; you will be ticketed and towed.
- Surface Lot Parking (Pentagon Row Shops): There is fee parking available in the Harris Teeter and Eckerd Drugs lots (typically $2 for each two hour block).
- Surface Lot Parking (Pentagon): The Pentagon lot on Army Navy Drive located directly across from the Pentagon City Mall garage is free on weekends. Follow posted signs.
- South Joyce Street will be closed 7:30am to 10:30am on race morning.
- Army Navy Drive between 25th Street, South and South Joyce Street will be closed 8:45am-10:00am.
Awards and Post-Race Party
Join us after the race at CHAMPPS for the awards presentation and post-race party. Didn’t win an award (or perhaps you would like to win another)? Stay for our infamous Karaoke Contest! What better way to profess your love (or sing the blues…). Prizes are awarded to crowd favorites.