Healthy Trails

HEALTHYtrails 5K Walk/Run


Recreation to encourage runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to come together, enjoy the outdoors and be active in our natural park settings. We hope to see you at our next 5K event!

Event Overview


Healthy Trails was created to encourage runners and walkers from all walks of life to come together, enjoy the outdoors and be active! At this 5K walk/run, we are delighted to celebrate our Armed Forces and Veterans. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies; a program whose mission is to meet the wellness needs of honorably discharged, disabled Military Veterans.

May 12, 2018
Healthy Trails 5K Walk/Run
Honoring our Armed Forces and Veterans

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail
7200 Harborview Avenue Oxon Hill, MD 20745
 

  • On-site registration the day of the race will begin at 6:30 - 7:30 am, the race will start at 8 am.
  • 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.

To register:

For assistance with registration, contact the Customer Service Help Desk at 301-699-2255.

Registration fee by April 4: $15 for runner or walker
Registration fee April 5- May 3: $20 for runner or walker
On-site registration: $25 for runner or walker

A portion of the proceeds will support M-NCPPC's Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies initiatives throughout Prince George's County.

Contact 301-446-6800; TTY 301-699-2544 or email wellness@pgparks.com

HEALTHY Trails 5K Walk/Run

Healthy Trails is a popular, family-friendly event sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation to encourage runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to come together, enjoy the outdoors and be active in our natural park settings. We hope to see you at our next 5K event!


Event Overview

Healthy Trails was created to encourage runners and walkers from all walks of life to come together, enjoy the outdoors and be active! At this 5K walk/run, we are delighted to celebrate our Armed Forces and Veterans. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies; a program whose mission is to meet the wellness needs of honorably discharged, disabled Military Veterans.

Benefits

  • You will receive an extra boost of positivity by giving to others and supporting growth in your community.
  • Spend time with a friend, spouse or family member.
  • Having someone register and prepare for a 5K with you is not only a fun way to spend more time together, but you can both lead   healthier lives.
  • Running can slow the aging process and increases bone density, which helps prevent fractures and osteoporosis.
  • Running quickly and easily produces sweat, which has many health benefits. 
  • Sweating has been proven to help clear skin, detoxify the body, and prevent colds and flu.
  • Running improves your sleep quality, which has mental and physical benefits.
     

Event Information


Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail
Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail
Event Location: 7200 Harborview Avenue, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Registration

Registration begins March 1, 2018. To register for the Healthy Trails 5K Walk/Run via our e-store or for more information call 301-446-6800, TTY 301-699-2544, or email wellness@pgparks.com.

Children ages 18 and under must be accompanied by registered adult. On site registration will be available for race day registration.

Additional Information

The Healthy Trails 5K Walk/Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, please call our weather line at 301-927-0822 for health and wellness weather-related cancellations.

ADA Accommodations

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and support 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. TTY (Text Telephone) for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability 301-699-2544.


Healthy Trails 5K / 2017