Course

            

                 LIVE RACE         Virtual Race
Date:                        April 23           April 23-30
Place:

             Clarendon United Methodist Church
         606 N. Irving Street, Arlington, VA 22201
                      (See Map Below)

          Anywhere
Time:                8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.           Anytime

How does this work?  Here's the process:

  1. Register on line.
  2. You may switch from the Live Race to the Virtual Race until registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, April 19.  (Send an e-mail request to ArlingtonBunnyHop@gmail.com.)
  3. Pick up your t-shirt and bib at packet pickup:
    • Thursday April 21:  12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.
    • Friday April 22:  12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.
  4. Complete the Live Race as described below.  Your results will be available 30 minutes after your finish.
  5. If you complete a Virtual 5K any time between April 23 and April 30 and post your results to the registration website (instructions forthcoming).  Please make sure you observe social distancing!  You will receive a completion certificate when you post your results.

Regardless of which race you choose, you will be supporting worthy Arlington charities.  Remember, together, we can help make Arlington a better place for all!

Live Road Race
The Live Race will start at 8:00 a.m. on N. Irving Street between 6th and 7th Streets.

Virtual Race
You may run or walk your personal virtual race any time and any safe place you choose. 

COVID-19 Rules and Requirements: By registering for this event, participants agree to abide by all COVID-19 rules, requirements and other safety guidelines issued by the event, county, and the state. In accordance with CDC and Virginia guidelines, participants who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a face mask prior to the start of the race and at the conclusion of the race.

Why would I want to run a "virtual race?"  Because it’s a good alternative to a “live” race on the trail.  Also, to help us meet our dual goals of supporting our local charities and having a fun, family-friendly event.  Help us and our beneficiaries push through these challenging times and continue the Bunny Hop tradition in the years ahead.  Here are several good things about a virtual race.  You can:

  • Run, jog or walk almost any place you choose--on the road, on a trail, on a treadmill, or on a track or even at another race,
  • Run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself,
  • Test your new gear or race snacks,
  • Challenge yourself with a little faster pace in a quiet environment,
  • Make this a fun family event --no parking, crowd or weather issues since you pick your own time and place,
  • Bring your pets, they need exercise too,
  • And you will have the satisfaction of validating your t-shirt and medal.

A very convenient and safe virtual course in Arlington’s Bluemont Park is suggested.  It's the same course as for the Staggered Start race.  A map and description of this certified course can be found below.  And, OBTW, the second half is downhill!  Additional certified courses in Arlington can be found at https:  certifiedroadraces.com/search.  Otherwise use any convenient place and measuring device to run 3.1 miles.  This website will help you plan and measure your own course.

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