Register for the 2018 Teddy Bear 5k & 1k Walk/Run

Sixth Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018


Why do we have the race?

To give all children, especially those at risk the strong start they need to be ready for success in school and in life. 

Race Specifics: 

This year our races will be in the morning.

7:15 a.m. - Check In for 5K opens on field behind Falls Church-McLean Children's Center, 7230 Idylwood Road, Falls Church, VA 22043.

7:45 a.m. -- Parade to 5K Start Line at Pimmit Hills Park.

8 a.m. -  Start 5K

9:30 a.m. – Start Time for 1K on field behind Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center.

Run on a flat, shaded path starting at the Children's Center. 

10 a.m. – Award Presentation on field behind Children’s Center.

Note: All children under 12 years must run with a registered adult. 

Registration Fees
5k: $30 until August 1
      $35 from August 1 through online closing, Friday September 21 at 8:00 pm
      $40 during packet pick up and on race day

1k Fun Run: $15 until August 1
                   $20 from August 1 through online closing, Friday September 21                               at 8:00 pm
                   $25 during packet pick up and on race day

**To receive a shirt please register by Sept 5. Others will receive them on a first come basis at packet pick up

Awards & Gift Certificates:

Everyone gets a Teddy Bear when they cross the 1K & 5K Finish Line.


Individual Awards given to 5K Runners:


Boys & Girls in 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in the following age groups:

Age 6-8,

Ages 9-10,

Ages 11-13,

Ages 14-15,

Ages 16-17

Ages 18-19



Overall Male & Female,

Fastest Mom with a Stroller & Fastest Dad with a Stroller -- $50 Gift Certificates to PR Running


Awards to Men and Women, 1st & 2nd place runners in the following age groups:

Ages 20-29










I know that running can be a hazardous activity and that I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running, including, but not limited to, falls, weather conditions including high heat and/or humidity, contact with other participants, the effects of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Potomac River Running, Inc., Potomac River Running Charitable and Educational Events Inc., Commonwealth Race Management, Inc., and all event partners, sponsors and volunteers, their representatives and successors from all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this race even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, or other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation to me. For safety reasons, I agree not to officiate with any of the following: Wheelchairs, strollers, baby joggers, skates, pets or headsets. I understand that there are no refunds should severe weather cancel the event. I further understand that this event may change date or location if required by local authorities. I agree that my email address will be added to the Potomac River Running and Commonwealth Race Management email list.