Register for 2022 Healthy Strides 5K/10K and Kids Dash

Head out to Burke Lake Park on April 30th and join the Fairfax County Park Authority for the Healthy Strides 5k/10k 10-year Runniversary! Enjoy a scenic run around the beautiful grounds of Burke Lake Park. The 10k runs along a wooded path, taking runners around the lake. The 5k follows a tree-lined road through the park, is wheelchair accessible and stroller-friendly. Both courses are USATF certified.


We LOVE Parks… Giving Back 

A portion of the proceeds from the Healthy Strides Virtual 5k/10k will go to the Fairfax County Park Foundation in support of local trail building and care for Burke Lake Park. For more information and to donate to parks, please visit  

Important Announcements

All Registration will close on Sunday, April 24 at midnight. Race packets will be mailed Friday, April 22 and Monday, April 25. 

Check out our Fairfax County Park Authority race webpage for updates leading up to race day.

Course Maps

Both the 5K Course and the 10K Course are USATF Certified Courses.

Race Schedule
Kids Dash: 7:50 am
5K: 8:00 am
10K: 8:05 am 

This is a rain or shine event. Registration refunds will not be given in the event of bad weather.

The park roads will close to traffic at 7:45 a.m. and will not open again until 9:30 a.m. Please allow plenty of time on the morning of the race so that you and your spectators are parked before 7:45 a.m.  For the safety of our runners, exiting the park will not be permitted until the runners have cleared the course.  The race cut-off time is 9:30 a.m., and the roads will open to outside traffic.

You will be directed by Healthy Strides parking staff into a parking lot. Please allow for a 5 – 10 min walk to get to the start line by Shelter A. If you must leave before 9:30 a.m., please let parking staff know when entering the park. Parking by race participants in the Shelter A lot is prohibited.


Timing and Results
The 5k and 10k will be professionally timed by Commonwealth Race Management using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Your tag will be attached to your bib. Results will be available immediately after the race and will be posted on  

DIY category racers should log back into your registration from PR Races 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.  


The first 250 in-person finishers will receive a Healthy Strides 5k/10k 10th Runniversary commemorative finisher medal!  Overall winner prizes will be mailed. An awards ceremony will not be held. (Please note: DIY participants will receive a shirt, if registered prior to 4/8, but will not receive a finisher medal).


For more information about the courses, refreshments, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please visit


If you have any questions about this event please contact the Race Director, Julie Frederickson at All sponsorship inquiries can be directed to


Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors