Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend - Fairfax, VA

The most delicious weekend ever is returning to Fairfax, Virginia, June 19-21, 2015! Keep checking back for updates on dates, events, local celebs & more!

Mosaic District . June 19 - 21



6:30pm - 8:30pm

VIP Cocktail Party



Kick off your Fit Foodie weekend in style at the VIP Cocktail Party. Mix and mingle with celeb chefs, 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 including great food, great friends, and tons of giveaways!



7:00am - 11:00am

Fit Foodie 5K



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, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants, sponsors, and more!

7:00am :: Finisher's Village Opens
7:00am :: Group Stretch
7:30am :: Race Start Time

8:00am – 11:00am :: Finisher's Village Experience



9:00am - 11:30am

Yoga & Pure Barre Presented By Fabletics



Challenge yourself at our NEW Yoga & Pure Barre combination class. This one hour class is designed help you build both inner and outer strength. All exercises can be customized making this class perfect for Fit Foodies of all fitness levels!

**Yoga mats not included.

9:00am–10:00am :: Yoga & Pure Barre
10:30am-11:30am :: Brunch


Fri - Sun

Make It A Weekend



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

Kick off with us Friday night at the VIP Cocktail Party, race to the taste Saturday morning at the Fit Foodie 5K, and finish up Sunday with Health Celebrity Trainer Tracy Anderson to comeplete your Fit Foodie weekend experience!



View your results from the Fit Foodie 5K here.

Results brought to you by Race DC Timing. Click here!





Fitness Stage

Join us in the post-race Finisher's Village at the Fitness Stage and experience unique fitness demos from local and national fitness experts. These quick 15 minute demos will teach you easy workouts you can do anywhere.

Cooking Light Culinary Stage

Join Cooking Light's most talented Chefs at the Cooking Light Culinary Stage where they will be serving up delicious recipes from their line of exclusive Target ready-meals. Being a Fit Foodie never tasted so good!


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

Packet Pick Up

Date: Friday, June 19
Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Incubator underneath the Angelika Theater
Mosaic District

Date: Saturday, June 20
Time: 6:30am - 7:30am
Location: Strawberry Park - 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 wine garden, check-in onsite (Outside the Browning Hangar) with your photo I.D. to receive your age verification credentials.


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 $60.

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 including the Beer Garden.

What happens if it rains? – All Fit Foodie Weekend events are RAIN OR SHINE!

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, culinary demos, fitness demos, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants, 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, tanks, and other swag will also be available at the product tent on race day. A portion of proceeds from t-shirt sales will go towards benefiting our 2015 charity.

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

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.

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! Should you need to transfer your registration, you may contact tickets@fastforwardevents up until two weeks prior to the event.

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


Strawberry Park
2910 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22031

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

Ample parking is available at the Mosaic District Shopping Center.


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:
$129 Studio King
$139 Double Queen

To book with the Host Hotel, call the hotel directly and mention you are with the Fit Foodie 5K room block. For more information, please visit: fallschurch.house.hyatt.com.