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6th Annual Semper Fi 5K

May 16, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Washington, DC – The 6th Annual Semper Fi 5K will be held on May 16, 2015 at 8:30AM (Armed Forces Day) near the Lincoln Memorial – participants will enjoy our new course along the Potomac River in Washington D.C.


The race begins just down the hill from the Lincoln Memorial, next to the Potomac River. The Semper Fi 5K will begin promptly at 8:30am. Free parking is plentiful along Ohio Drive. Please arrive by 7:30am to avoid the road closure and give yourself enough time to get to the start/finish area. Ohio Drive will not re-open until 9:30am.

You can pick up packets for friends/family. No need for permission slips or photocopied IDs. Race packets can be picked up at the following times and locations:


Friday, May 15th, 11:00am – 5:00pm
City Sports – Gallery Place (less than 1 block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station)
715 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001-3715
(202) 638-3115

Saturday, May 16th – 7:00am
Start/Finish Area
Ohio Drive — West Potomac Park

Please note that race-day registration is online only due to National Park Service regulations.

All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund. The registration rates will rise over time, so please sign up early to get a low registration fee and ensure your spot in this year’s race. Click here to register.

Please come out and run or walk for this fun event and show your support for our wounded, injured, and critically ill service members and their families!


May 16, 2015
8:30 am - 10:00 am


West Potomac Park
West Basin Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States