Register for the 2018 BREAKAWAY 5k & Fun Run

Join us on October 21 @ 8am for the 4th Annual BREAKAWAY 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run in McLean, VA!  Serving clients and the community for 17 years, BREAKAWAY Fitness promotes health and wellness for youth and adults of all fitness levels.  All proceeds from the race will benefit the Eric Monday Foundation and the non-profit organization “Life with Cancer” in support of the amazing services they provide to people and their families who are diagnosed with cancer.  Learning that you or a loved one has cancer is one of the most difficult challenges to face.  Life with Cancer provides information and support, all free of charge, to those impacted by this life changing experience.  

If you are a cancer patient or survivor and wish to have special recognition please check the box available during registration.

When:  Sunday, October 21, 2018  - 5K Start time: 8am & Fun Run Start time: 8:05 (approx.)

Where:  The race starts and finishes at 8405 Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA.

See Course Map Here 

*Please note that for the safety of all runners there will be no dogs allowed on the course.

Battle of the Businesses:  Don’t forget to register under your corporation name (select team) if you wish to participate in the Battle of the Businesses.   Recognition will be provided to the corporation with most registered participants

Registration Fees for 5K:

5k: $30 through July 31st: $35 through August 31, $40 through race day

Fun Run: $15 through July 31st: $20 through August 31, $25 through race day

*Online registrations will close on Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 pm  

5K SWAG:  T-shirts will be provided to participants registered by October 8th.   Unisex shirts available in Youth – medium, Youth – large, Adult –small, Adult – medium, Adult – large, Adult – X/L, Adult XX/L

GIVE-AWAYS!! Free spin bike to one lucky participant for your cross-training! Also, 3 lucky participants wil receive signed Ovechkin Catpitals jerseys. 

Timing:  The 5K race will be timed by Commonwealth Race Management and will be electronically timed using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Results will be available immediately after the race and will be posted on  Please note that the fun run will not be timed. 

Packet Pick up:  Packet pickup will be on Friday, October 19 from 12pm -3pm and Saturday, October 20 from 9am-12pm.  Race day registration & packet pick-up will also be available starting at 7:00am. Packet pick-up will be held at BREAKAWAY Fitness located at 1524 Springhill Road, Unit F, McLean, Va 22102 (around the backside of the warehouse building next door to green awning called Pitch Hit Run)

Awards:    Top overall male and female 5K finishers and the top 5K finishers in the following categories: 9 & under, 10-19, 20- 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & Over. Prizes will also be provided to top cancer patients & survivors.  Various prizes will be awarded after the race, so stick around following the race for the fun!

 Parking:   Parking is available in the parking garage at 8405 Greensboro Drive (tall building on the corner or Greensboro and Springhill). You can access our garage from Greesboro (turn into the building courtyard and then to the left for garage) or from Springhill Rd (turing onto Broad Street and entering the garage at the first entrance on left). Breakaway is on parking level 1 in STE-P110. 

Sponsorships & Donations:  All proceeds from the Breakaway Fitness 5k will benefit, The Eric Monday Foundation - stiving to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues through the promotion of the sport of wrestling. 

Please contact us at or (703) 226-1425 regarding sponsorship opportunities and benefits.  

Online registration for this event is currently closed