What we're about

We are Federal City Runners!

Our mission is to provide a fun and social running experience, for ALL levels, in our respective neighborhoods.

In addition, we'll occasionally put on group-wide happy hours and engage in volunteer activities to give back to our local communities.

Join us on one of our weekly fun runs in:

• Dupont Circle

• Lincoln Park/Capitol Hill

• Southwest Waterfront

• Columbia Heights

Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/fcrunners

Disclaimer:

By participating in our fun runs and fitness activities, you agree to the following:

You are aware that running can be a dangerous activity. All runs take place on city streets and public paths. You are therefore releasing and discharging Federal City Runners, along with any run leaders, members, or affiliates from any bodily harm and/or injuries inherent in running with a group in the aforementioned conditions.

When you agree to run with us, you are certifying that you are physically fit, responsible for your own actions, and adhere to all local pedestrian traffic laws. All runners must be over the age of 18 or accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Upcoming events (5+)

Sat Morning Lincoln Park/Capitol Hill Long Run

Lincoln Park

EVENT: Saturday Morning Long Run LOCATION: Lincoln Park TIME: 9:00am DISTANCE: Generally between 6-7 miles PACE: We have runners of ALL paces CURRENT COURSES: RUN LEADER(S): James W. CANCELLATIONS: We run rain or snow or shine. Please RSVP to receive cancellation notifications. If you cannot make the run, please change your RSVP at least 30 minutes prior to the run. OTHER: Most Saturdays we'll head to brunch following the run. Message the run leader to confirm.

Sat Morning Columbia Heights Run & Brunch

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EVENT: Saturday Morning Columbia Heights Fun Run & Brunch (affiliate run with Keith's Columbia Heights run group, est. 2013) DESCRIPTION: Kick the weekend off right with a fun run through your neighborhood and local parks. We start in Columbia Heights and often run through neighboring Rock Creek Park. Join us for brunch after the run, at various cafes and restaurants in the neighborhood. LOCATION: On the corner of 14th and Kenyon St NW, across the street from the Target/Best Buy TIME: 9:00am. Ends in same location at 10:00am. Many of us will stay for brunch immediately following, although it is not required. DISTANCE: Between 4.5 to 5.5 miles PACE: We have runners of ALL paces CURRENT COURSES: Sat AM Catholic University Loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265046763) Sat AM Melvin Hazen Trail (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265054860) Sat AM Dumbarton Oaks/Georgetown (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265064106) Sat AM Valley Trail/Piney Branch (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265105119) Sat AM Soapstone Valley Trail (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265039596) Sat AM Beach Drive Bridge (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1265033743) Sat AM Short Zoo Loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1263297088) Sat AM Long Zoo Loop (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1263287581) RUN LEADER(S): Keith V. CANCELLATIONS: We run rain or snow or shine. Please RSVP to receive cancellation notifications. OTHER: Sometimes we run on trails, and dogs are welcome, provided they get along well with other dogs.

Tue Morning Columbia Heights Run

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EVENT: Tuesday Morning Columbia Heights Fun Run (affiliate run with Keith's Columbia Heights run group - est. 2013) DESCRIPTION: Join our fun run group as we explore Columbia Heights, neighboring Rock Creek and Meridian Hill Park, as well as Dupont, Kalorama, Adams Morgan and Woodley Park neighborhoods. LOCATION: At the northeast corner of Rabaut Park - 16th St and Mt Pleasant/Harvard St NW, in Columbia Heights/Mt Pleasant Neighborhood/Adams Morgan neighborhood TIME: 6:30am. Ends in same location at 7:15am DISTANCE: Between 3.5 to 4 miles PACE: We have runners of ALL paces CURRENT COURSES: Tues AM Conn Ave Loop Tues AM Valley Trail/Crestwood Short Loop Tues AM Valley Trail/Rock Creek Long Loop Tues AM Kalorama/Spanish Steps Tues AM Meridian Park/Florida/Connecticut Loop RUN LEADER(S): Keith V. CANCELLATIONS: We run rain or snow or shine. Please RSVP to receive cancellation notifications. OTHER: A car is not typically available for storage. Also some runs are on trails. Dogs are welcome, so long as they get along with others!

Tue Night SW/Waterfront Run & HH & District Trivia @ Bonchon

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Let's try this again! After a wonderful run, we'll head over to Bonchon in Navy Yard for Happy Hour and some District Trivia action. Team Funrunners came in 3rd last time, let's see if we can take it all this time! EVENT: Tuesday Night Fun Run & Happy Hour MEETUP POINT: By the Waterfront Metro Station exit (near the Safeway) TIME: 6:30pm for the run; 7:30 for the (optional) post-run HH DISTANCE: Roughly 4 to 5 miles PACE: Runners of all paces are welcome! CURRENT COURSES: Congressional Run - 3.82 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1897822928) Tidal Basin - 4.4 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1816497863) Capitol-Mall - 4.55 mi ( http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1834305029 ) Hills - 4.64 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1817091863) Navy Yard - 4.04 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1817094401) H St - 4.76 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1886530646) Mini-Mall - 4.23 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1817099285) Stadium Route - 4.62 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2432326105) Hains Point Out & Back - up to 5.15 mi (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1817102276) RUN LEADER(S): Belinda & Bernie CANCELLATIONS: We run rain, snow, or shine. Except if there's lightning or blizzard conditions. Please RSVP to receive cancellation notifications.

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