Get good and sweaty as you run three (3) 1.25 mile loops around the old Lorton Prison Yard.
We'll have water and other fluids as well as sports nutrition for during and post-race refreshments for after.
Giles Run is situated on the old land tract of the Lorton Reformatory which has been redeveloped as Laurel Hill Park. The trail (lap) is 1.25 miles around and can accommodate walkers, runners, jog strollers, and dogs on leashes.
First-timers and veterans will enjoy this low key and fun filled event.
The course is flat and stroller and pet friendly.
Everyone is invited to enjoy race morning refreshments at the picnic shelter and adjacent areas.
This is a family event and is not scored. For those wishing to track their time, we will have our race clock running.
The 3.75 mile Sweatfest starts at 8:00am.
This is a fun, family friendly event. All participants will have a race bib. There will be a race clock timing the event. Finish times will not be recorded.
Packet Pick-Up and In-Person Registration
Saturday (7/13/2013) from 10AM - 4PM at Metro Run & Walk
Sunday (7/14/2013) Race Day morning from 7:30AM- 8:00AM at the course
Waiver and Release
I know that participating in and volunteering for athletic events is potentially hazardous, 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 an event 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 assume all risks associated with 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 road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, and roller blades are not allowed in these events and I will abide by the guidelines. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of my participation, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive Runner Runner Enterprises LLC and Metro Run & Walk of Springfield, Virginia, any and all sponsors and affiliated organizations, 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.
The use of personal music devices is discouraged. Participant enjoyment, responsiveness to instructions, event camaraderie, and individual safety are improved when participants are headphone-free.
The use of baby strollers and baby joggers is restricted to noncompetitive participants who must start at the rear of the race group. I will take extra care to ensure my stroller/jogger does not interfere with other participants.
The presence of any animal is restricted to noncompetitive participants who must start at the rear of the race group. All animals shall be leashed, and any animal I bring will have the social temperament and training to pose no risk to other participants. I will take extra care to ensure my animal does not interfere with other participants.