Register for the 2017 Ringing in Hope: A Salute to Our Troops

Registrations submitted after 8:00pm on Thursday will have to wait until Saturday or Monday to pick up their bibs. 

Registrations submitted after 8:00pm on Friday will have to wait until Monday morning to pick up their bibs.

Please be sure to read all the way to the bottom of the registraiton page for all the inforamtion pertaining to this event!

Hosted and Presented by: One Loudoun, Miller & Smith and RPAI

Celebrate Memorial Day and honor our nation’s heroes by taking part in RINGING IN HOPE:  A SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS!   Join your friends and neighbors on, May 29, 2017, at the ONE LOUDOUN—a new urban destination that has become Loudoun County’s new downtown—and make this Memorial Day a truly memorable one. Run, Walk or Jog and celebrate with us and enjoy family fun festivities on hand to Ring in Hope for our military. Tons of prizes, family fun, and festivities at the finish line to enjoy! 


Monday, May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day) 

Race Times: 

8:00 am -  5K Race

8:10 am – 10K Race

9:30 am – 1K Run Run/Walk Race 

Venue Location: 

One Loudoun, 20626 East Hampton Plaza, Ashburn, VA

Race Beneficiary: 

Boulder Crest Retreat in Loudoun County (rural wellness center dedicated exclusively to our nation's combat veterans and their families).



·        $5000 in awards and prizes to race participants!

·        Family Fun Activities (moon bounces, Kidz Art, face painting, music and more!)

·        Technical T-shirts for 5k and 10k participants

·        Enjoy Finish Line Food from Moe’s Southwest Grill

·        Beer Garden at the Finish Line Courtesy of World of Beer

·        Ribbons and Flags for 1k participants (children)

·        Free Finish Line massages

·        Team Competitions

·        Stay Post Race to Eat & Celebrate at One Loudoun and enjoy all the family fun activities!


5K Timed Event

$30 Until Midnight April 1, 2017 (Early Bird Registration)
$35 From April 2 – May 25, 2017
$40 May 26th – May 29th (increases after online registration closes)

10K Timed Event

$35 Midnight April 1, 2017 (Early Bird Registration)
$40 From April 2 – May 28, 2017
$45 May 26th – May 29th (increases after online registration closes 

1K Fun Run/Walk

$15 per person 3 and older (under 3 is free)

*Walkers under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. If parent/guardian is registered for 10K or 5K race, parent/guardian is free for 1K event. 1K admission includes flags to proudly display as participant makes his/her way around the 1K course

Phantom Runner (virtual runner)

For a donation of $40 or more, get a T-shirt (mailed AFTER race). Must register by May 15. 

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 Timing and Scoring

Commonwealth Race Management, a division of Potomac River Running,  will provide professional race management and state of the art electronic timing. Timing Chips will be provided and must be inserted through your shoe screen during timed events.  If left on the bib, your time will not be recorded.  


In both the 10K and 5K valuable merchandise or gift certificates will be given to the top 3 overall men and top 3 women as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 11 and under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 & over  

5K & 10K Co-ed Team Challenge

Sign up for the TEAM CHALLNEGE and earn a trophy and bragging rights!

Two categories to win
     *Fastest Team
     *Largest Team

Regulations: Get your running buddies, family, friends and co-workers together and have fun challenging other teams. A trophy will be awarded to the fastest team (top 4 finishers) as well as the team with the most participants (in both the 5k and 10k event). All teams are coed, with a minimum of 5 people. A minimum of 2 persons of each gender are required to form a team. No exceptions. A single team may have as many members as desired. The top 4 on each team will score. Scoring is Cross-County Style; lowest aggregate time of the top 4 team members wins.  

Promote your team and order T-shirts: 

         Join in on the TEAM CHALLENGE to showcase your team and WIN
•          Order short sleeve cotton tees (Suggested style #5000 or #2000)
•          Design your own at or send a vector file
•          Minimum quantity:  12 shirts
•          Pickup shirts at packet pickup or race day
•          Deadline:  May 12th


T-SHIRT DEADLINE: May 12, 2017. To be guaranteed an Official Ringing in Hope long sleeve technical t-shirt, please be sure to register by May 12. After that date, shirts will be available on race day following the race on a first come, first served basis, if still available. The event offers a uniquely designed commemorative long-sleeve performance t-shirt to registrants in the 5k and 10k. Sizes available are Unisex; Youth Medium and Large, Adult Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large and XXX-Large. Runners will receive the t-shirt size they have ordered as indicated on their bib in order to help ensure participants receive what they requested. Shirts are available for 5k and 10k registrants only. 

Packet Pickup Prior to Race Day and Late Registration

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Pre Race Packet Pickup

The Fitness Equation (One Loudoun)
4 pm - 7 pm
44693 Brimfield Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 858-2200

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Pre Race Packet Pickup 

Potomac River Running
11 am – 2 pm 
1601 Village Market Blvd. SE Unit 120
Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: 571-918-0302

 ***Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up*** 

Monday, May 29, 2017

* All race-day registration is outdoors!
6:30 am - 8:00 am - on-site race registration for 5K and 10K events!
(1K registration table will be open until 9:30 am) 
(Please bring a credit card, cash, or check for payment)

Registration/Race Day Pick-Up On the main plaza of One Loudoun

One Loudoun
20626 East Hampton Plaza,|
Ashburn, VA 20147 

Picking Up Bibs and Packets for Your Friends and Family

We do allow runners to pick up bibs and t-shirts for their friends. Please note that t-shirts cannot be mailed. You will not need to show us your ID or copies of their

ID to pick up bibs for anyone other than yourself. 


There is plenty of parking at One Loudoun garages behind the plaza. 


Restrooms will be available at porta-potties on the plaza and other areas to be announced..  

Strollers & Pets

Strollers and baby joggers are welcome, but must start at the back of the pack as a safety precaution for the other participants. For the safety of our participants, we do not permit pets to participate in the events. Thank you for your understanding.

Donations and Fundraising 

This event provides a platform to raise awareness and funding for Boulder Crest Retreat. It’s the first privately funded non-profit wellness center for veterans and their families healing from combat-related stress. We are asking event participant to consider making a donation  for Boulder Crest Retreat as they strive to provide free, world class, short-duration, high-impact retreats for combat veterans and their families. 

More Information; Click here to view the event organizer's


Online registration for this event is currently closed