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See WPI Run!

Go WPI Go! Track our progress as we competes in races across DC.

December 8, 2013

Jingle All the Way 8K
Net: 0:51:18
Pace: 10:20

April 28, 2013

Nike Women's Half Marathon
Net: 2:34:58
Pace: 11:49

February 17, 2013

George Washington's Birthday 10K
Net: 1:00:57
Pace: 9:49

December 9, 2012

Jingle All the Way 8K
Net: 0:52:24
Pace: 10:33

October 7, 2012

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon
Net: 2:34:27
Pace: 11:48

October 6, 2012

WPI'S 5K Race to Representation
Net: 0:29:20
Pace: 9:27

July 4, 2012

Autism Speaks 5K
Net: 31:43
Pace: 10:14

May 28, 2012

Jeremy's Run 10K
Net: 1:08:50
Pace: 11:05

April 1, 2012

Cherry Blossom 10 Mile
Net: 1:56:27
Pace: 11:38    

March 11, 2012

St. Patrick's Day 8K
Net: 52:54
Pace: 10:39

February 18, 2012

George Washington's Birthday 10K
Net: 1:09:23
Pace: 11:10

December 11, 2011

Jingle Bell 8K
Net: 1:02:29
Pace: 12:35

November 5, 2011

WPI's 5K Race to Representation
Net: 37:05
Pace: 11:56

October 29, 2011

AIDS Walk 5K Run
Net: 37:38
Pace: 12:07


Janney Elementary School PTA and Women & Politics Institute 5K Race and Fun Run


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5K Race

Join us on April 30th to support the Women & Politics Institute and Janney Elementary School (PTA). Participate in a 5K (3.1 mile) run or a shorter 1 mile fun run. The 5K will start and finish at Janney Elementary School (American University Park), and runners will enjoy a course that winds through the neighborhood streets. The Fun Run will be an out-and-back course near the school.

Date and Time

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM


Janney Elementary School
4130 Albemarle St. NW
Washington, DC 20016


All ages are welcome

Start Times

Registration begins at 9:00 AM and race begins at 10:00 AM

Online registration will close Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:59 PM. If you register online after noon on Wednesday, April 27, your race packet, bib, and T-shirt will not be available until race day packet pick-up.

Entry Fees

Advance Registration: $35

Day of Race Registration: $40

Team Registration: Teams must be at least 5 people. Please indicate on the registration form your new team name, or, if your team has already been created, select the team you wish to join from the "drop-down" list. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest single sex and co-ed teams (based on the 5 fastest runners on the team). 

For more information, please contact My-Lien at 202-885-3103.
For a view of the course, click here.

MyLaps Bibtag Timing Chip By Revolution3 Timing:

Bibtag timing operated by Revolution3 Timing will be used to score the 5K race. The system uses a computer "tag" that is attached to each runner's bib so that it can record the exact time a runner crosses the starting line and the finish line. All awards will be based on clock time.


The top three male and female finishers overall receive awards. The first male and female finishers in these age groups also receive awards: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, and 61 and over. The top three male and female Janney Elementary students will also receive an award.

Packet Pick Up

Race packets, t-shirts, bibs, and Chrono-Track B-Tags will be available at two locations prior to Race Day, and at Janney Elementary School the day of the race.

Picking Up for Your Family and Friends

Runners can pick up bibs and t-shirts for their friends.



Street parking is available in the neighborhoods surrounding Janney Elementary School.

By Metro

The closest Metro stop to American University is Tenleytown/AU on the Red Line, which is less than a mile from the campus.


Interested in volunteering at the race?

If you have any questions or concerns, please email My-lien Le


From Northeast of Washington (New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore)

Follow Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 west toward Silver Spring. See from Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway)

From South or West of Washington (Norfolk, Richmond,Charlottesville)

Follow Interstate 95 North or Interstate 66 North to Interstate 495, the Capital Beltway. Follow Interstate 495 North. See from Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway).

From Interstate 495 Capital Beltway

Take exit 33 and make a left onto Connecticut Ave. Then turn right onto Nebraska Avenue.  From Nebraska Ave., take a right onto Albemarle St. and look for 4130 Albemarle St. The destination should be on your left.

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2016 Race Results

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