Healthy Trails

Healthy Trails 5K Walk/Run

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages runners and walkers of all abilities, ages, and skill levels to come together, enjoy the outdoors and be active in our natural park settings. Healthy Trails events are held in the spring and fall. We hope to see you at our next Healthy Trails 5K!

Event Overview

The Healthy Trails 5K events are family friendly walk/runs held twice a year at the National Harbor. Whether you’re racing to beat your fastest time, or taking a stroll to enjoy the view, this event has something for everyone!

A portion of the proceeds from each Healthy Trails 5K supports an M-NCPPC program. Previous races have contributed proceeds towards:

  • Community Gardens
  • Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies
  • Bosom Buddies
  • Kids to Camp campaign

Race bib and t-shirt pick-up is on the day of the event. A performance t-shirt is included for all pre-registered participants. Participants must be present on race day to receive a performance t-shirt. If quantities remain, performance t-shirts will be available for on-site race day registrants on a first-come, first-registered basis.

Upcoming Events

Click here to view photos from our Spring 2019 event!

Additional Information

For more information, call 301-446-6838, TTY 301-699-2544 or e-mail Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Please call 301-927-0822 prior to the event for weather-related cancellations.

ADA Accommodations

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of indThe Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.

Healthy Trails 5K / 2017