2017 Heroes vs Villains Run for Justice 5k

Come join the battle for the HEROES vs. VILLAINS 8th Annual Run for Justice 5k benefitting the Fairfax Law Foundation.  Join us on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. ready to run in your favorite superhero or villain costume.    Prizes awarded to top finishers and best costumes – individuals, duos and groups.   

The Run for Justice 5k will again feature ChronoTrack System timing.  The event also includes a Kids Fun Run and family friendly post-race activities.  All participants in the 5k race will receive a premium T-Shirt.  All children participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive a medal.   

Stick around after the race to enjoy our famous post-race buffet spread! 

This event has raised over $100,000 since its inception to benefit the Fairfax Law Foundation and its many community and pro bono legal programs.  This year we look forward to continuing the tradition.  


Fairfax Corner Shopping Center

4100 Monument Corner Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030



Now through March 26

March 27 – April 16

April 17 through

Race Day





Kids Fun Run





Register in person or pick-up your packet Saturday, April 22nd at the Potomac River Running store located in the Fairfax Corner Shopping Center, from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM.

Race day registration and packet pick-up will open at 7:30 a.m. and will take place at the Pavilion in the center of Fairfax Corner Shopping Center. 

Awards & Prizes 

Prizes will be awarded to the top three (3) men and top three (3) women, top three (3) masters male and female and to the top two (2) men and women in the following age groups: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & Over. The awards ceremony will take place following the race. 

Prizes will also be awarded for best costume. Returning this year will be a costume contest featuring a judging panel. Costumes will be judged in the following categories:  

·       Top 3 best Superheroes costume

·       Top 3 best Villains costumes

·       Best Heroes vs Villains: To be eligible team must consist of two runners in coordinating costumes

·       Fantastic Four - To be eligible team must consist of four runners in same or coordinating costumes


Scorpio Entertainment will provide pre and post-race music and eMotion Dance Fit will provide a pre-race warm-up. 

Post-Race Refreshments 

Carrying on the tradition of previous races, 2017 will feature pre-race coffee and doughnuts and a plentiful post-race buffet. 


All runners and volunteers will receive a T-Shirt.  

Kids Fun Run 

There will be a noncompetitive (untimed) fun run for kids beginning at 8:30 a.m. Medals awarded to all finishers. 


This race will be timed by Commonwealth Race Management and will be electronically timed using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Overall awards will be based on the "clock time," and age group awards will be based on "chip time." 

Water Stations 

In addition to water at the start/finish, water will be available on the course just past the half-way point. 


Plenty of Free Parking will be available in adjacent lots. 

Volunteer Opportunities 

Join in the fun as an event volunteer! This event relies on 50+ volunteers to be successful and we need YOUR help. Volunteer jobs include water station, race buffet registration area, or course marshals on race day. We will also need volunteers at packet pick up. 

Please contact Mary Huff at mhuff@coltenlaw.com for more information or to volunteer. 


Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Please contact Josh Isaacs at jbisaacs@smolenplevy.com or Courtnie Norris at cnorris@fairfaxbar.org for more information. 

Additional Information

For additional information: 

Visit us on Facebook – Fairfax Law Foundation Run for Justice 5k

Learn more about us at www.fairfaxlawfoundation.org

Follow us on Twitter - run4justiceFLF.