Register for 2023 Ringing in Hope: A Salute to Our Troops

RINGING IN HOPE:   A SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS (5K, 10K, 1-Mile Freedom Fun Run)
Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023 

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Celebrate Memorial Day and honor our past and present military heroes and our valiant first responders!  Join your friends and neighbors on May 29, 2023 in Ashburn, Virginia for RINGING IN HOPE:  A SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS and make this Memorial Day a truly memorable holiday celebration. Run, Walk or Jog and celebrate with us as we honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women who serve our community and our country! 

Race Times: 
8:00 am 10K
8:10 am 5K
9:30 am 1K Freedom Fun Run

The annual RINGING IN HOPE: A Salute To Our Troops (5K & 10K Races, 1-Mile Freedom Fun Run) will kick off and conclude on the grounds of Christian Fellowship Church located at 44505 Atwater Drive, Ashburn Virginia 20147. It is a great venue, and there is plenty of parking for race day festivities!   

Designated Non-Profit:
BOULDER CREST FOUNDATION Healing Heroes.  One Family at a Time.
Boulder Crest is committed to improving the physical, emotional, spiritual, and economic wellbeing of our nation's active duty service men and women, military veterans, first responders, and their family members. Their programs ensure that these heroes and their families have the opportunity to live lives of passion, purpose, and service at home. Boulder Crest provides free, world class, short-duration, high-impact retreats for combat veterans and their families.

Honor their sacrifice. Please consider making a donation, fundraise, or secure a Corporate Matching Donation to Boulder Crest Retreat. Additionally, participants are asked to bring an in-kind donated item to Packet Pickup or on Registration Day. Click here for a list of needed items

Race Lineup
Here are just a few of the attractions you will enjoy at the 2023 A Salute To Our Troops:

  • More than $5,000 in awards and prizes to race participants!
  • Uniquely designed Technical T-shirts for 5k and 10k participants
  • Loads of Family Fun Activities!
  • Patriotic Music and great Entertainment
  • Optional Tech T-shirts, Dog Tags and Finishing Ribbons for participants in the 1-Mile Freedom Fun Run
  • Food at the Finish Line
  • Largest Team Competition and Award    
  • Stay Post Race to Eat, Celebrate and enjoy this fabulous Memorial Day event!

5K Timed Event

$40 Until Midnight April 1, 2023 (Early Bird Registration)
$45 From April 2 – May 22, 2023
$50 May 23 – May 29, 2023

10K Timed Event
$45 until Midnight April 1, 2023 (Early Bird Registration)
$50 From April 2 – May 22, 2023
$55 May 23 – May 29, 2023

1-Mile Freedom Fun Run/Walk
$15 per person 3 years of age and older (under 3 is free) Tech-shirt purchase option for only $10 more ($25 per runner)

*Walkers under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. If parent/guardian is registered for 10K or 5K race, parent/guardian is free for 1-Mile Freedom Fun Run event.

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Packet pick up

Friday, May 26, 2023: Pre-Race Packet Pickup
4 pm – 7 pm
Oak Health Club 
19945 Riverside Commons Plaza, Suite 100

Ashburn, VA 20147

Saturday, May 27, 2023: Pre-Race Packet Pickup
12 pm – 3 pm
Potomac River Running Store
1601 Village Market Blvd. SE, Unit 120

Leesburg, VA 20175


In both the 10k and 5k races gift certificates will be given to the top 3 overall male and top 3 overall female finishers, as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 11 and under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-84, and 85 & over. 

A special trophy will also be awarded to the largest team of runners. 

: To be guaranteed an Official Ringing in Hope - A Salute To Our Troops Tech shirt, please be sure to register by May 10, 2023  After that date, shirts will be available after the race on a first come, first served basis, if still available. The event offers a uniquely designed commemorative short-sleeved technical t-shirt to registrants in the 5K and 10K races Tech shirts are an addtional purchase option for the 1-Mile Freedom Fun Run registrants. To ensure that all participants receive the shirt size they requested, runners will receive their ordered shirt size indicated on their race bib.  

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