Register for the 2019 Palio di Siena 5k

Mark your calendars for the 8th Annual Palio di Siena 5K and Fun Run!

SATURDAY May 4, 2019 at 9:00 am


**Technical T-Shirts to all pre-registered 5K runners**

**Awesome Age-Group Awards**

Registration fees:

5k: $35 registration through May 2 at 8 P.M. when on line registration closes

      $40 when you register during packet pick up on May 3 or Race Day

5k w/stroller: $35 registration through May 2 at 8 P.M. when on line registration closes

      $40 when you register during packet pick up on May 3 or Race Day


1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk: $15

Awards: Prizes for the top 2 overall male and female finishers

Awards to the top 2 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over.


Race Day Info:

Packet Pickup and Late Registration: You can pick up your packets race morning, from 7:30 to 8:30 am.


Join us on Friday, May 3, from 6:30-8:30 pm at St. Catherine of Siena Church (1020 Springvale Rd, Great Falls) for our pre-race pasta dinner starting at 6:30 pm! 

The race is stroller friendly!


7:30-8:30 am -- Registration and Packet Pick Up

8:45 am -- Head to the Starting Line!

9:00 am -- 5K Start!

9:50 am -- Half Mile Fun Run/Walk Start!

10:00-11:00 - Awards 

Please consider competing as a "contrade" by forming a team. You will be assigned a mascot and flag of one of the neighborhoods in Siena, Italy that competes in the annual horse races. 

Team Challenge:



A team consists of a minimum of 7 runners including at least one female.

The top 5 times (including at least 1 female time) will be combined to determine the winner. The prize money must be donated to a Catholic organization (a school, parish, CCD program, youth organization, pro-life group, etc).

Teams must notify Siena Academy of who they will donate the prize money to by emailing All organizations must be pre-approved by Siena Academy prior to race day. The check will be made out directly to the organization.


Choose an existing team name from the drop down box when registering, or add a new team name in the space below the drop down box.



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.

I understand that there are no refunds or transfers.

I acknowledge that I am over the age of 18, or the legal guardian of the registrant under the age of 18.