Fit Foodie Fairfax

Fit Foodie Race Weekend - Fairfax, VA

The most delicious weekend ever is returning to Fairfax, Virginia, May 20 - 22! Keep checking back for updates on dates, events, local celebs & more!

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Party With A Purpose

$55

EACH

The Fit Foodie is more than a race, its a celebration of all the delicious things in our life that passionately fuel us. From fitness, to great food, and finding purpose in our every day, Fit Foodie inspires, uplifts, and has a ton of fun while doing it. For an added bonus, bring your old, tired tennies and donate them to our collection for Soles4Souls! In true Fit Foodie Fashion, yummy bites will be provided by True Food Kitchen, and you’ll spend the evening mingling with editors for Cooking Light and Health and have the chance to win some seriously amazing SWAG.

Register Here!

Saturday

7:00am - 10:30am

Fit Foodie Race

$55

EACH
    Where food meets fitness, and healthy meets delicious – the tastiest race in the country just got tastier. Join the Fit Foodie in Fairfax and RUN. EAT. DRINK.

    Cross the most delicious finish line ever and indulge in an unforgettable day filled with food, fitness and fun! Your Ultimate Fit Foodie race registration includes:

  • Run / Walk participation and race bib
  • Fit Foodie Finisher’s Medal
  • Cash Reward for top finishers
  • Entrance to the John Hancock Vitality Village post race celebration, featuring, food and beverage samples, culinary demonstrations, mini fitness classes led by acclaimed professionals, huge raffle prizes
  • Swag bag chock-full of goodies from top health and wellness brands
  • Post race celebratory drinks. Cheers! (21+ ONLY)
  • 10% off Fit Foodie gear (sold on race day)

  • Register Today - Registration Closes May 19!

Saturday

7:00am - 10:30am

The Premium Fit Foodie

$75

EACH
    Enhance your Fit Foodie experience, and do good for others with the Premium Fit Foodie Package. This mouthwatering deal includes all of the delicious perks from the Fit Foodie 5K Package PLUS a super stylish participant tank AND a $5.00 donation to the American Diabetes Association. Your Premium Fit Foodie Race Registration includes:

  • Run / Walk participation and race bib
  • Fit Foodie Finisher’s Medal
  • Cash award for top finishers
  • Entrance to the John Hancock Vitality Village post race celebration, featuring, food and beverage samples, culinary demonstrations, mini fitness classes led by acclaimed professionals, huge raffle prizes
  • Swag bag chock-full of goodies from top health and wellness brands
  • Post race celebratory drinks. Cheers! (21+ ONLY)
  • EXTRA PERK: Official Fit Foodie Participant tank (Unisex or Women’s Tank)
  • EXTRA PERK: $5.00 tax deductible donation to the American Diabetes Association
  • EXTRA PERK: Bonus entry into grand prize raffle

  • Register Today - Registration Closes May 19!

Sunday

9:00am - 11:00am

Sweat Session

$55

EACH

Presented by Equinox

Get ready to unleash your fighter spirit and master total-body engagement at the Sweat Session with Equinox’s newest signature class, The Cut. This 45-minute cardio boxing workout will train you to move, look and feel like a champion while kicking you into high gear with explosive playlists that power you through five rhythmic, relentless rounds. After the Sweat Session, you’ll be rewarded with a tasty refresh station to refuel and replenish. This is Fit Foodie, after all!

*Please note that this class will NOT be hosted at Equinox. The Sweat Session will be on the rooftop of the Market Garage in the Mosaic District.

Register Here!

Fri - Sun

Make It A Weekend

$160

EACH

Don't miss one delicious moment with our Make It A Weekend package! Kick off with us Friday night at Party With A Purpose, race to the taste Saturday morning at the Fit Foodie race, and finish up Sunday with our Sweat Session to complete your Fit Foodie weekend experience! This mouthwatering deal includes all of the delicious perks from the Fit Foodie 5K Package PLUS a super stylish participant tank AND a $5.00 donation to the American Diabetes Association.

Register Today - Registration Closes May 19!

WEEKEND CELEBRITIES

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS



JOHN HANCOCK VITALITY VILLAGE EXHIBITORS

OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER

John Hancock Vitality Fitness Stage

Join us at the post-race John Hancock Vitality Fitness Stage and experience unique fitness demos from local and national fitness experts. These quick 10-15 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!


COURSE MAP

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

RACE RESULTS

After the race has ended, you can check back here for your individual results.

Packet Pick Up



PRE-RACE DAY

Location
Chelsea Collective
1961 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22102

Date & Time:
Friday, May 20 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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 Vitality Village beer and wine garden, check-in onsite (Strawberry Park registration area) with your photo I.D. to receive your age verification credentials.


RACE DAY

Location:
Strawberry Park
2905 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031

Date & Time:
Saturday, May 21 | 6:30am - 7:30am

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 Vitality 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

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

What is in the John Hancock Vitality Village? - In this area, you will 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! Each foodie who crosses the Finish Line will receive a Fit Foodie Finisher's medal.

Are T-Shirts included? – T-Shirts are not included but can be purchased when you register online. Tanks, however, ARE included if you purchase the "Premium Fit Foodie" package. A portion of proceeds from all merchandise sales will go towards benefiting our 2016 charity.

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

Will this event be timed? – Yes. This event will be timed. 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, however the beer and wine garden 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.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

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

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

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HOST HOTEL

HYATT House Falls Church
8296 Glass Alley
Fairfax, VA 22031

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    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.

    Studio King - $139.00
    Double Queen - $149.00

    To book with the Host Hotel:
  • Go to www.fallschurch.house.hyatt.com
  • Enter arrival and departure dates
  • Click on Special Rates (AAA, Govt…)
  • Enter your Group Code: G-FIT1 into the Corporate or Group Code box
  • Click on Check Availability
  • Reservations will require a credit card for guarantee
  • Reservations can also be made via phone at 888-591-1234