Kensington 8K Race

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Fun and Fast for 25 Years

For 25 years, the Kensington 8K Race has been a favorite DC area fall race – a fun, fast event with beauty, challenge, and excitement. Race in Kensington on September 22, 2018!

Our Community Event

Known throughout the DC Area as a true community race – parents and kids cheering on each other and welcomed visitors running through our Town and Rock Creek Park.

Benefits Local Schools

Four local schools – Kensington Parkwood ES, North Bethesda MS, Silver Creek MS, and Walter Johnson HS – benefit from race proceeds. ┬áMore than raised $200,000 since 2009!