The Biggest Loser RunWalk Washington, D.C.

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is coming to the nation's capital! Join former contestants on The Biggest Loser and run at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds in Washington, D.C.! This race will take place outside the stadium, so you get the full view of this unique sports arena along the Anacostia River. The Biggest Loser RunWalk D.C. encourages visitors and locals to put on their red, white and blue attire and gear up for an inspirational event in the capital of the United States of America!
Event Basics

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Washington, D.C.
5K/10K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

July 14, 2013

A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

• The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative Biggest Loser RunWalk shirt
• Drawstring Backpack
• Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
• Celebrity Appearances
• Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course
  and Food at the Finish Line
• Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist &
   Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans
• Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience
Registration
 Lauren Lee
Filipe Fa            Sione Fa
     Biingo


Join Gail and Lauren Lee from Season 13, Filipe and Sione Fa from Season 7, Michael Dorsey from Season 14, and Biingo from Season 14 in the Kids Race! The Biggest Loser RunWalk Washington, D.C. 5K/10K and 1 Mile Kids Fun Run will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! Online registration is open for this event through the evening of July 10, 2013. If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available July 13, 2013.
 
5K Registration*
    $25.00   through 4/30/13  
    $30.00   through 5/31/13
    $35.00   through 7/10/13
    $45.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)



10K Registration*
    $35.00   through 4/30/13  
    $45.00   through 5/31/13
    $50.00   through 7/10/13
    $60.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)



Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*

Pre-registered - $10.00
Packet Pick-up - $15.00


*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.

Online Registration Closes: July 10,2013 at 11:59 pm CDT or until sell-out.
Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run


Don't forget to bring the kids for their very own fun run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their family and friends. We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a t-shirt and finisher's medal. Bring the camera and we'll bring the smiles!

Date: Sunday, July 14, 2013
Start time: 10:45 am

The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.

*Please register your child prior to the race.
Team Challenge
Join our Team Challenge program!

Motivating others to achieve a goal is a tremendous bonding experience. If you're looking for a way to build teamwork and community within your company, organization, church, school, or neighborhood, join The Biggest Loser RunWalk Team Challenge!

  • Discount on race registration
  • Recruitment support (flyers and custom e-blasts)
  • Group commemorative photo
  • Start & finish line tent (with banner display) with 25+ runners
See the Team Challenge form for more perks and instructions.
Packet Pick-up
Come out and get some inspiration before the race!

Location:
Penn Social
801 E St NW
Washington, DC 20004


Time/Dates:
Saturday, July 13, 2013
11am - 4pm

Schedule:
11:00 AM - Doors Open
11:30 AM - First timer runner Q&A/Pre-race Stretch with Jewel Parleman, AFAA certified, Marathon and Ironman Finisher
12:15 PM - Michael Dorsey, Season 14
1:00 PM - Gail and Lauren Lee, Season 13
2:00 PM - Filipe and Sione, Season 7 of “The Biggest Loser”
3:00 PM - Jackie Evans, Season 5 of “The Biggest Loser”
4:00 PM - Doors Close
Race Day Information
Race Day Schedule:
7:30 AM - Finish Line Festival Opens
9:00 AM - 5K and 10K start time for all participants
9:45 AM - Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
10:15 AM - 5K run and walk awards at Festival Stage
10:45 AM - Kids race begins lead by Biingo
11:00 AM - 10K run and walk awards at Festival Stage
11:15 PM - All courses closed

Start Time:
Sunday, July 14, 2013
9:00 am – 5K & 10K start time for all participants
10:45 am – 1 mile Kids Race start time for all participants


Start/Finish Line:
    RFK Stadium Festival Grounds
    2400 E Capitol Street, SE
    Washington, DC 20003
    Parking Lot 8
 

Course Maps:






Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
 

Course:
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.

Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race.
 

Timing System
All 5K and 10K participants will be chip-timed.

*Please note: All participants must wear their race bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk shortly after the race.


Gear Check
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your race bib and attach it to your bag.


Photography
Participants will receive FREE downloadable race photos!

There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots, but make sure to stop by the finish line festival to take your official finisher's photo!

*Please note: Your race bib is how your photos will be tagged to yourself, so make sure to wear it on race day in a clear visible spot on the front of your clothing. You will receive an email when your photos are available for viewing, complete with easy links to share on Facebook and Twitter!


Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:
Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.
Parking and Spectators
Parking:
Participants and spectators are encouraged to take public transportation.

Metro Station
(Stadium Armory station on Orange/Blue Lines)

If you prefer to drive, parking will be available at RFK Stadium Lots 4, 5 and 8A for no charge.

Spectators:
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.
Rules and Policies
Race Rules:
You must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race bib and timing chip at packet pick-up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.
 
Race bibs are required to participate.
 
No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.
 

Course Time Limit:
Participants have 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete the 10K (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal traffic rules.
 

Cancellations:
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
Training Programs
Need help training for the race? Check out The Biggest Loser RunWalk training programs brought to you by BodyMedia.
Hotels
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
550 C STREET SW
WASHINGTON, DC, 20024
  • Property Amenities
  • Broadband Internet Access in guest rooms
  • Cable/Satellite TV (in some rooms)
  • Coffee Maker (in some rooms)
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Concierge Services
  • In Room Movies (in some rooms)
  • Pool (Outdoor)
  • Refrigerator (in some rooms)
  • Restaurant on site
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Sponsors
Destination DC       Events DC       

The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
Volunteers
Want to be a part of the excitement?

We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt!

Please fill out the Volunteer form to help!
 
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