Register for 2021 Healthy Strides Virtual 5K/10K and Kids Dash


BYOB (Bring Your Own Banana) to our VIRTUAL Healthy Strides 5k/10k and Kids' Dash event* on May 1st, 2021! 

Virtually feel the Healthy Strides atmosphere while you finish your own race at your own pace. Join our featured runners and walkers as they traverse park trails, neighborhood streets, and treadmills. Invite family and friends from far away to participate with you and join in on the virtual fun. Warm-up together, cheer for our Lil' Striders and start and finish your 5K or 10K on your own course. Stay on the Zoom event to hear the motivating music and coaching to keep you moving all the way to your finish line. 

You will pick you course...use your watch, running app, or website to plan your course and "measure" your distance. After you run, be sure to log back into your registration and post your results to be added to the leaderboard. Once you log in, click "My Account" and scroll to find Healthy Strides, click the blue ACTION button, click Log Results and submit. 

Come join us for something new, exciting, and LIVE on May 1st, 2021, starting at 8 a.m.! 

Sleep in a little later** on race day because your Healthy Strides 5K/10K tech tee and finisher medal will be mailed directly to your home***.
 You will also receive your virtual race bag with digital treats from our sponsors. 

Did someone say prizes? YES! There are prizes for best sidewalk chalk start and finish line, the most inspirational chalk design or saying and a prize drawing of bib numbers to be announced during our Zoom event.

PLUS there is more the week prior to our event. Join us for Healthy Strides Community classes LIVE on Zoom. Learn how to cook a healthy pre-race meal and enjoy a relaxing bedtime meditation class to help you to recharge. 

Over the past year, many have developed a deeper appreciation of green spaces and spending time outdoors. A portion of the proceeds from the Healthy Strides Virtual 5k/10k will go to the Fairfax County Park Foundation in support of local parks and trails projects.

For the most updated information and race details, please visit the Healthy Strides 5k/10k website. (Link: 

*Zoom event is limited to 300 participants and requires pre-registration in addition to your race registration. The link for pre-registration will be emailed to you.

***Race packets will be mailed in the last week of April.

5K/10K is $25 

All registered 5K/10K participants will receive a commemorative race tech t-shirt in gender specific sizes, a custom bibs, and a one-of-a-kind finisher medal. **Be sure to register by April 11 to be guaranteed a shirt. 

©Lil’ Striders Kids' Dash is a great way for your kiddos to get out their energy and feel like they are part of the full event. Lil' Striders also receive a race bib, youth sized tech tee, and commemorative finisher medal. Look for a safe course for your child. It can be any distance, we recommend 1K or 1/2 mile. 

Please note: Race registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors