DCCS: Going the Extra Mile!
Welcome to the DC Capital Striders! We are a community of runners mainly in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland. Our members believe in running in a supportive, non-competitive environment; supporting the environment; raising money for national and local charities; and volunteering at community races.
Member benefits include access to weekly group runs all around the Washington DC region led by knowledgeable group hosts, discount codes on local races and running/fitness/nutrition/health related materials and products, free monthly member raffles, information on running events in the community and opportunity to meet and make new running buddies.
Take a look around, and we hope to see you out on one of our runs or at an upcoming event!
Whats Happening? Catch Our Next Event!
Wolf Moon Run - Sunday, January 20, 2019
Lets all enjoy a super blood wolf moon in color out at Manassas Battlefield. Meet at Pizzeria Uno located at 10701 Bulloch Drive Park Ridge Center, Manassas, Virginia 20109 between 6:30 and 6:45 pm. Get started running around 7 or 7:15 pm. Run about 5 miles in Manassas Battleground park. Bring those headlamps!
Come back to Pizzeria Uno for pizzas and beer! Many have off the next morning for MLK Holiday!
Facebook Event Page - many of you are on this page (DCCS trail running page)
Run with Ragnar - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Night Run Challenge sponsored by Ragnar! We’ll have giveaways for all, a couple awesome raffle prizes, plus a discount to any @Ragnarrelay event! See them all at http://bit.ly/2QvyeJS
Wednesday evening trail run starting from the Difficult Run parking lot - use address 8801 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102
Run starts at 6 pm - for more information visit the DCCS: Trail Running Wolfpack page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/dccswolfpack/
Death by Do Loop - Saturday, February 2, 2019
An annual tradition for DC Capital Striders, especially the trail running faction. We call it Death by Do Loop.
What is the Do Loop?
A approximate 7 mile loop in Fountainhead Regional Park. Rolling hills. You will see a few beat up cars in the middle of the loop. Nice views of the Occoquan River. We will have an aid station (food and drinks) set up in the Fountainhead Parking Lot. Some people only do 1 loop, some do 3 to 4. Whatever your passion. Come out and join us!
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: Run begins at 8:30 am.
Where: Fountainhead Regional Park - 10875 Hampton Rd, Fairfax Station, Virginia 22039
Course: Do Loop - Fountainhead Regional Park - Map
Facebook Event Page (if you are on the Trail running page for DCCS)