Register for the 2017 The D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. 5 Mile Race and 2 Mile Walk

REGISTER NOW for the Washington D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk

The Washington D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS Inc. will host their 26th Annual ROCKS 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk on Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 8:30am in Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22039.

The 5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk is an annual event conducted to promote excellence in the Reserve Officer Training Corps Program (ROTC) community, involvement and membership in The ROCKS, Inc. All proceeds will support academic Scholarships for ROTC Cadents.

REGISTRATION FEES for 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk: 

The ROCKS, Inc. Members: $30
Non-Members: $35
Cadets: $25
Children age 14 & Under: $20

Online registration will close on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 8:00 pm. 

All registrants will receive a commemorative race shirt. Please register by September 1 to be guaranteed a shirt. 

There will be awards given to the top three overall finishers in the 5 mile run and the 2 mile walk, top three overall from the Universities & Colleges, Oldest Participant, Youngest Participant and the top two Cadets. 

Friday, September 15, 3-6 pm
Potomac River Running DC Store
919 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Saturday, September 16, 7:30-8:30 am
Burke Lake Park
7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22039

Washington D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. Vision and Mission Statements

VISION – To be the pre-eminent Rocks Chapter with special focus on mentoring, outreach to ROTC / Service Academy programs, community service and professional development to strengthen the officer corps 

MISSION – To provide mentorship, professional development, scholarship and fellowship to ROTC Cadets, active duty, reserve component, commissioned officers and active duty or reserve component warrant officers. To assist retired or former active duty and reserve component commissioned or warrant officers in their professional endeavors.

To learn more about The ROCKS, Inc. visit our website at 

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I acknowledge that running a road/cross country race is a potentially hazardous activity.  I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained.  I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run/walk. I assume risks associated with running/walking in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other par­ticipants, effect of the weather including high humidity, traffic and the condition of the road, all such risks being known and ap­preciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf waive and release the sponsors of the ROCKS 5-Miler, PVA, USATF, and any other sponsors and their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participating in this event even though liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.  I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion picture, recording, or any other record of this event for any legitimate pur­pose. I realize that medical support for this race will consist of volunteer medical personnel prepared to administer first aid type assistance along the race course and at the finish line.