Race Day Information – Run for Charity – Herndon 5K 1K -Run Walk

Date: Sunday – September 9th (1K starts at 8:10am.  5K starts at 8:30am)

Location: Dulles Station Blvd, Herndon

Parking Address: 2303 Dulles Station Blvd, Herndon – VA – 20171

Google Map: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/38.9589526,-77.4158864/38.9589629,-77.4158832/@38.9629817,-77.4278109,15z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e2


Race Help Line: 703 594 6190


Race packet pick up:   Please pick your race packet from the following locations. Please note that, you must pick up your race packet at the following date/location as race packets will NOT be distributed on the race day.








5 PM to 8 PM


Country Oven


2501 Centreville Rd #8, Herndon, VA 20171



6 PM to 8 PM


Oak Tree Dental Ashburn

44075 Pipeline Plaza unit 210, Ashburn, VA 20147



7 AM to 1 PM


Hyderabadi Biryani Corner

2415 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171

Click here to find your race bib number find your race bib number




Race Day Schedule:


Start Time

End Time


06:30 AM

07:55 AM

On Spot Registrations

06:30 AM

08:00 AM

Volunteer Check-In

06:30 AM

08:00 AM

Music by B2R

07:30 AM

12:00 PM

National Anthem by B2R

08:00 AM


Stretch Ups


08:10 AM

1K Race Start

08:10 AM


5K Race Start

08:30 AM


1K/5K Medal Distribution

At finish line

11:30 AM

Race Day Snacks

09:30 AM




IMPORTANT: Event parking will be accessible till 7:55 AM. Late arrivals will need to manage parking on their own somewhere else.


Snacks: Race day snacks are provided for Free (Special Thanks to our sponsors)


Finisher Medal: Everyone running for charity is a WINNER!!! Everyone will receive a finisher’s medal at the finish line.  


IMPORTANT: You need to handover the Tracker (RFID) to receive your medal. BestRunners will reuse the tracker and keep our expenses to a minimum


Timer : This race will be timed using the professional tracker (rfid chip). Your time starts ONLY when you cross the start line. Race timing will be published on the website.


IMPORTANT: Time tracker (RFID) has been attached to the bib using safety pin.

If you have registered for more than one runner, please use the name on the back of the bib to tie the bib and tracker to the correct runner.


Instructions for wearing Tracker (RFID) Shoe Tag


  •  DO NOT fold or bend tracker (RFIDs).
  • On any one shoe, feed lace through the tracker(RFID) tag so that it rests on the side of the shoe and then tie your shoe.
  • Tag should hang freely off the side of the shoe. It should not be tucked inside the shoe or under the lace.
  • Tag can also be pinned to the outermost side of the short, if it’s not possible to place it on the shoe lace.
  • Please do not tear shoe tag off of the shoe!


Photos/Videos : Plenty of photo opportunities. We will upload the photos and videos in BestRunners website.


Race timing : Race timing will be posted in the website after the run


Volunteers:Race day volunteers wear royal blue color T-Shirt. Please ask any volunteer if you need any help.


Any other questions or concerns: Please feel free to contact us at BestRunnersOrg@gmail.com


How to attach the time tracker (RFID) to your shoe:

Event Day parking (Please park in 2nd level or above in the garage). Volunteers will guide you!
Event day parking