Outside of a 5K, the best way to test people's endurance is to see how long they can listen to a radio play-by-play of a 5K. Take on a real challenge with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $20 for one entry in The Soup Run 5-mile or 5K race (up to a $40 value)
- $17 for one entry in the Cupid’s Single Mingle Sprint 2-mile race (a $35 value)
- $32 for entry in each of the above races (up to a $75 value)
A pair of 500-person, cold-weather races kicks off on Saturday, January 5, at noon, when The Soup Run sends chip-timed walkers, joggers, and runners around a circuit starting from Hains Point and ending at a finish line stocked with two choices of soup. A week before competing in the Cupid’s Single Mingle Sprint, participants will convene on Saturday, February 2, to pick up their race bags and, if they like, network or flirt with their fellow runners. The main event begins at noon on Saturday, February 9, at Capital Crescent Trail.
DC Running Club
The DC Running Club serves a community of walkers and runners from DC, Maryland, and Virginia, hosting races open to all ages and abilities. Its events include the 12K's Of Christmas Holiday Run, held annually to support The W.H.A.L.E.R.'s Creation Annual Foster/Adopted Youth Christmas Dinner by running or donating funds to this race, with holiday music playing at the start and finish, and apple cider refreshment at the finishing line. Over the next five years, the education-focused nonprofit plans to raise $5,000 in scholarship funds for area youth.