Register for the 12th Annual We've Got Your Back Race for Spinal Health


Be Part of the Nation's Largest Day of Recognition for Spinal Patients!

Attend, Run, walk or give back to raise awareness for innovations in spinal health care! 

Join the nation’s largest 5K event to celebrate healthy spines and benefit those suffering with neck & back pain. The We’ve Got Your Back Race consists of a timed 5K race, a 1 mile family-friendly fun run/walk, and Wellness Fair. This year SRF will host it’s 12th Annual event to raise awareness and critical funds to advance innovations in spinal health care. All Spinal Champions, those that have overcome their neck or back pain, will be treated to a VIP experience to celebrate their accomplishments. All are welcome to join us!  

The Spinal Research Foundation’s 12th Annual We’ve Got Your Back event will be held at Virginia Spine Institute.  

All Youth "Become a S.T.A.R.!" Participants aged 5-18 years, are designated S.T.A.R. Youth Ambassadors!

    Live entertainment
    Pre-race trainer led warm-up
    VIP treatment for Spinal Champions
    12th Annual Signature We’ve Got Your Back T-shirt*
    FREE post race massages - VTFC
    S.T.A.R. Youth Ambassador SpineFest
    Visit the Wellness Fair Vendor Booths for free demos, interactive stations, and more
    Great prizes and awards
    Fun for the whole family 
    Founding Farmers will provide donuts & coffee

Location: The Virginia Spine Institute (11800 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA)

     7-7:50 am: Onsite Registration, Packet Pickup, and Wellness Fair Opens
     7:50 am: Welcome & Pre-Run Warm-Up
     8 am: 5K Begins
     8:45 am: 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Begins
     9:30 - 11 am: Awards ceremony,  Post-race Celebration and Wellness Fair 

Be sure to reserve your table for brunch ahead of time at Founding Farmers Reston Table Reservation

Early Packet Pickup: Friday, May 17 from 11 am-5 pm at THE Spinal Research Foundation / Virginia Spine Institute Office Building  (11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston) 

*Pre-registration on or before April 26, 2019 guarantees a shirt and medal*                                     


Until April 26th

Through May 14

Onsite May 17 & 19





1 M Fun Run/Walk*




Youth (5-17)




(4 and under are free, but not eligible for a race bib or shirt)

The fastest overall man and woman will receive:
1st place: $150
2nd place: $100
3rd place: $50
Plus, gift cards will be awarded to the top finisher in each age category.   


    SPINAL CHAMPIONS: Have you overcome neck or back pain through non-surgical or surgical treatment? If yes, join us on this day for special recognition. Register as a Spinal Champion to receive special treatment and goodies. 

     BECOME A TEAM CAPTAIN! Get your friends, coworkers, neighbors, teammates, or classmates for some friendly competition and a great cause! Enter your team in the online registration process, which will allow all team members to select this team name from the drop down menu. A prize will be awarded to the largest corporate team! 

    Become a S.T.A.R. Teen of the Year!     
Any teen (13-18) who brings a team of 10, or raises $250 or more, become a Teen of the Year. Younger S.T.A.R. participants (5-12) can win school of the year with the highest number of registrants

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE, TAKE ACTION & GIVE BACK! Support Research, Education and Patient Advocacy. All proceeds and donations go directly to the Spinal Research Foundation’s mission to improve spinal health and patient outcomes through research, education, and patient advocacy. You can help bridge the gaps in access to and utilization of affordable, high-quality health care. SPINERF.ORG

A special Thank You to our presenting sponsor: Virginia Spine Institute

Online registration for this event is currently closed