Fairfax

Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend - Fairfax, VA

Love to Run.Eat.Drink? Join the most delicious 5K Race Weekend ever! Cooking Light & Health's the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend is jam-packed with celebrity dinners, a 5K run, celebrity chefs, a Power Systems fitness bootcamp, yoga demonstrations, tons of amazing giveaways, and more!

Mosaic . June 20 – 22

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Light Up The Night VIP Cocktail Party

$60

EACH

Kick off your Fit Foodie weekend in style at the Light Up The Night VIP Cocktail Party. Mix and mingle with celeb chefs RJ Cooper and Katsuya Fukushima, Editors from Cooking Light & Health, and your fellow Fit Foodies, who will be there to help you get energized for the big day and have a little Friday night fun. During the dinner you'll learn expert tips and tricks for having a great run and enter to win amazing giveaways!

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Saturday

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fit Foodie 5K

$55

EACH

Ready, set, go! – To the most delicious 5K race around! Cooking Light & Health's The Fit Foodie 5K Race is the ultimate celebration of food, fitness and fun. Put those running shoes to work as you navigate your way around a beautiful 5K course. On the morning of the race, we will get you pumped up with a group stretch and dance party to loosen up those muscles in preparation for the Race!

Cruise across the finish line and get ready to celebrate your success in style. At the Finisher's Village, you'll enjoy a post-event celebration where runners can enjoy refuel stations, celebrity chef demos and tastings, fitness demos at the Power Systems stage, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants, sponsors, and more!

8:30am :: Group Stretch
9:00am :: Race Start Time
9:30am – 12:30pm :: Finisher's Village + Love DC Chefs Experience

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Saturday

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Love DC Chefs Experience

$35

EACH

Cheering on a friend or family member at the Fit Foodie 5K? You can still take part in all the Finisher's Village has to offer with the Love DC Chefs Experience. The Love DC Chefs Experience is for the ultimate foodie inside all of us and will feature culinary stars from DC who will create an incredible foodie experience, and also grants access to beer, wine and product samples within the Finisher's Village.

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Sunday

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch Presented by PlainSmart

$55

EACH

Refresh and revitalize with Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch Presented by PlainSmart. Awaken your mind and body during a sunrise yoga session, led by celebrity trainer Kristin McGee, where anyone from beginner to intermediate levels can take part in the balancing and strengthening benefits that yoga has to offer. After your revitalizing yoga session, join your fellow yogis for a delicious (and nutritious) brunch, featuring keynote addresses by celebrity fitness trainers.

**Yoga mats not included. Yoga mats from Spark Yoga will be available for purchase**

9:00am–10:00am :: Yoga
10:30am-12:30pm :: Celebrity Chef Brunch

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Sunday

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Power Systems Obstacle Course Bootcamp & Brunch

$55

EACH

Want a stronger, leaner body? Join us for one incredible workout presented by Power Systems and celebrity trainer, Patrick Goudeau. The Obstacle Course Bootcamp is one BIG playground that combines strength and cardio intervals in a learn-to-use-what-you've-got body weight workout! Loaded with functional exercises designed for the ultimate challenge; these drills and stations will push you to believe in yourself and others. Run, jump, squat, push.... let's GO! After the workout, regroup with your fellow bootcamp soldiers for a delicious (and nutritious) brunch, featuring a Fitness Q&A with Patrick.

9:00am–10:00am :: Power Systems Fitness Bootcamp
10:30am-12:30pm :: Celebrity Chef Brunch

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Sunday

10:30 am - 12:30pm

Celebrity Chef Brunch

$45

EACH

No Fit Foodie Weekend would be complete without our signature Sunday Funday brunch. Gather with your fellow Fit Foodies for our finale event complete with healthy and indulgent brunch options, raffle prizes, and keynote addresses from celebrity trainers. Celebrate the finale of a 3-day celebration of food, fitness and fun!

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Weekend

Friday - Sunday (Select Events)

Make It A Weekend!

$155

EACH

Don't miss one tasty moment with our Make It A Weekend package!

Kick off with us Friday night at the Celebrity Chef VIP Party, race to the taste Saturday morning at the Fit Foodie 5K complete with a jam-packed Finisher's Village, and finish up Sunday with either the Power Systems Obstacle Course Bootcamp & Brunch or Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch to complete your Fit Foodie weekend experience!

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Register for the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend!

Register for the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend and take part in the most delicious 5K weekend ever! Choose from any of our weekend events or experience it all with our Make It A Weekend package.

FORM A TEAM

Form a team and get your Fit Foodie 5K Weekend started!

Form a team and get your Fit Foodie 5K Weekend started! You don't need your whole team to get started – get yourself signed up and then invite your friends. Teams will have the chance to win incredible prizes and special discounts and offers. So grab your friends, and running shoes and we'll see you at the start line.

RACE RESULTS

View your results from the Fit Foodie 5K here.

Results brought to you by DC Timing. Click here!

LOVE DC CHEFS EXPERIENCE



Without a doubt, Washington, DC, is a true foodie destination. This region is home to some of the nation's brightest culinary stars, and Love DC Chefs Experience will showcase their talents. This area of the Finisher's Village will feature culinary stars from the DC area including RJ Cooper of Rogue 24 and Gypsy Soul, Katsuya Fukushima of Daikaya, and many more! These Chef's will be on hand to create a foodie experience unlike any other with tasty samples sure to satisfy your inner foodie.


CELEBRITIES

Check out our 2014 line up of celebrities!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

FINISHERS VILLAGE EXHIBITORS


NON-PROFIT BENEFICIARY

Power Systems Fitness Stage

Join us in the post-race Finisher's Village at the Power Systems Fitness Stage and experience Tube Time! Join Nike Elite Fitness Trainer Patrick Goudeau for this total body, totally tubular workout that will challenge you from head to toe! This 20-minute workout can be done just about anywhere, whether you’re at home or on the road. Come join the fun and get some new exercise ideas! You’ll get to keep the tubing and the best part: you can never have an excuse to miss a workout, ever again!


Cooking Light Culinary Stage

Join Chef Anna Bullett, MS RD, at the Cooking Light Culinary Stage where she will be serving up delicious recipes including Seared Beef Sirloin with Summer Vegetable Salad and Four-Herb Green Goddess Dressing, Chipotle Pork Tacos with Pico de Gallo, and a custom Cooking Light Blueberry-Passion Fruit Smoothie. Being a Fit Foodie never tasted so good!


COURSE MAP

Location: Strawberry Park (Mosaic District)
Strawberry Lane
Fairfax, VA 22031

Packet Pick Up

Sponsored by New Balance Fairfax
2905 District Avenue, Suite 105
703-382-3411


Date & Time: Friday, June 20, 4:00pm - 7:00pm (New Balance Fairfax)

Saturday, June 21, 7:00am - 8:30am (Onsite at Strawberry Park)

New Balance Fairfax is located at Glass Alley and District Avenue within the Mosaic District.

Please be prepared to show your photo I.D. After you receive your bib number, you will be given your race packet and t-shirt (if purchased).

For entrance into the Finisher’s Village beer and wine garden, check-in onsite (Strawberry Park registration area) with your photo I.D. to receive your age verification credentials.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find out everything you need to know

How do I register? – You can register for any of the Fit Foodie Weekend events by clicking the “Sign Me Up” button above.

Can I sign up on race day? – Yes. You can register on-site the morning of the race at the Check-In table as long as the event has not sold out. The cost to register on race day is $65.

What does my registration include? – Your registration includes entry into the Fit Foodie 5K, virtual goodie bag, and access to the Finisher’s Village Experience.

What happens if it rains? – All Fit Foodie Weekend events are RAIN OR SHINE! We won't let a little weather slow us down.

How do I form a team? – Grab your friends and form a team by clicking on the “Form A Team” button above.

What is in the Finisher’s Village? - At the Finisher's Village, you'll take part in a post-event celebration where you can enjoy refuel stations, the Love DC Chefs Experience, Chef demos, fitness demos, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants and sponsors, and more!

Do you give out medals? – Yes! Medals will be awarded to the top participants in each age category.

• 10 or younger
• 11-15
• 16-19
• 20-29
• 30-39
• 40-49
• 50-59
• 60-69
• 70+

Are T-Shirts included? – T-Shirts are not included but can be purchased when you register online. T-Shirts will also be available at the product tent on race day. A portion of proceeds from t-shirt sales will go towards benefiting City of Hope, the Official Charity of the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend.

Can my family come and watch? – Yes! If you are cheering on a friend or family member at the Fit Foodie 5K you can still take part in all the Finisher's Village has to offer, including the Love DC Chefs Experience. The Love DC Chefs Experience is for the ultimate foodie inside all of us and will feature first-class culinary stars from DC who will create an incredible foodie experience, and also grants access to beer, wine and product samples within the Finisher's Village. The cost to experience the Finisher’s Village is $35.

How do I get to the race? – See below for directions & parking information.

Will this event be timed? – Yes. This event will be timed by DC Timing. Results will be printed, posted, and updated throughout the event. Results and times will also be available online post-event.

Is there an age requirement to participate? – No. There is no age requirement to participate in The Fit Foodie 5K, however the beer and wine garden in the Finisher’s Village is 21+. No children, strollers or infants will be admitted to the beer and wine garden.

Can I register my friends? – No. We have waivers that each participant must agree to at the time of registration. You can, however, start a team for you and your friends that they can join anytime.

Is there a time limit to finish the course? – No. There is no time limit to finish the course.

Are strollers allowed? – Yes.

Are pets ok? – Yes!

Can I get a refund? – No. The Fit Foodie will not refund race registrations for any reason. The race will take place rain or shine! You may, however, purchase race insurance through Active at the time of your registration.

Who do I contact if I have a question? – Should you have any questions, please contact Fit Foodie HQ at 619-312-1212.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Find us on race day

From North:
Start on I495 South
Take exit 50A for Fairfax
Stay right & take the ramp to Gallows Road Merrifield
Turn left (west) on Strawberry Lane


From South:
Start on I495 North
Take exit 50A for Fairfax
Stay right & take the ramp to Gallows Road Merrifield
Turn left (west) on Strawberry Lane


Via Metro:
Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station
Orange Line
Strawberry Park is within walking distance (0.8 mi) of the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station

Parking:
Ample parking is available at the Mosaic District Shopping Center.

HOST HOTEL

HYATT House Falls Church
8296 Glass Alley
Fairfax, VA 22031

hyatt house falls church merrifield

A great find among Northern Virginia hotels, HYATT house Falls Church/Merrifield is a key anchor to the newly developed Mosaic District, an upscale urban go-to for shopping, dining and entertainment. We are only 10 miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Washington D.C., in close proximity to all of the major airports, roads and highways, and a short walk to the Dunn-Loring Metro stop. To the generous welcome that makes our house a Hyatt, and the spaces and places that make our guests feel more like residents. Relax in your suite or come down to enjoy our comfy spaces and inviting places that let your real-life routines roll on. At HYATT house, you’re more than just a guest.

Room Rates:
$109 Studio King
$122 Double Queen

For more information, please visit: fallschurch.house.hyatt.com.