4th Annual Fish 5K & Fun Run

  • 09.28.2019 @ 07:30 AM
  • Americana Park - Annandale, Virginia
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About this Event
The FISH Swim Team will be hosting their 4th Annual FISH 5K & Fun Run. We are excited to start off the 2019-2020 season with this energizing fundraising event for the whole family.

Check-in: 7:00 am, Race Starts: 7:30 with no set finish.

After the Race, please join us for breakfast and our awards ceremony.
Our Amazing Sponsors
We are very thankful for our 2019 Sponsors whose support makes a huge difference for our team and community!

Top Fish: SILVERLINE Realty & Investment
Super Fish: Vera Aquatics
Fish Fundraising
The FISH Swim Team is a non-profit USA Swimming Club located in Northern Virginia, whose mission is to encourage the pursuit of excellence while nurturing a love for the sport of swimming and developing the values and skills for success in life along the way. As a nonprofit, the FISH relies on fundraising activities such as this to meet the financial challenges of operating a team of this stature and to help ensure our continuing success.
Course & Timing
From the start heading south, the fun run will run along the County Connector Trail. The 1 mile will have monitors to make sure our youngest runners stay safely on course.

The 5K race continues along The County Connector Trail, running next to the Accotink Creek, toward Wakefield Park and finally reaching the turn around point shortly thereafter. The half-way point will be clearly marked, and there will be volunteers there to cheer you back on your way to completion of the race. There will also be a water station set-up at the halfway point.

Trail surfaces‎: ‎the trail is Asphalt/concrete the entire way.

Trail category‎: ‎Rail-Trail

The Course: Mainly flat with very limited elevation.

Racewire Timing System: Gun Timing System; runners w/bibs
Prior to Event: $35 per person or $100.00 max per family.

At Event: $45 per person/no family discount. Exact Cash or Check - only.
For our competitive spirited crowd (parents and children alike) there will be medals for the top three runners in numerous age categories for both the 1 mile and 5K races.
T-Shirts & Bibs
T-Shirts and bibs will be handed out on Race Day at the Registration Tent.
From Tysons Corner, take 495 South and get off at exit 52A - 236 Little River Turnpike, then quickly get in the left lane, as you need to turn left at the first street - Pineridge Dr.; then make a sharp & immediate left onto the side road (Accotink Pkwy) that will lead you into the park.
Americana Park offers plenty of parking throughout the park near the trail head.
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$35.00 1mi
$35.00 5km
$100.00 5km
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I know that running or volunteering for a trail race is potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but no limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the trail, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the FISH 5K and Fun Run, the city of Annandale, VA, and all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Signature: Date: Parent/Guardian Signature (if under 18 years): SecureFee™ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.