- $39 for entry to the Glo Run 5K with an Energy Upgrade ($65 value)
The 5K starts at 8:40 p.m. on April 25, at RFK Stadium. Starting at 7 p.m., runners pick up their packets at the starting line—a gigantic pair of glow-glasses—and move through the lenses to the beat of DJ-spun high-energy dance music. On their way to the finish line, runners pass through a safari-themed course featuring glowing lions and giraffes, a 100-foot-long black-light cheetah, and music-filled “dreamscapes”— tunnels of light formed by glowing arches. At 9 p.m., a DJ begins to spin at the finish line, kicking off the after party.
The Energy Upgrade includes a Glo logo T-shirt, six pieces of glow-in-the-dark swag, light-up sunglasses, and entry to the first two waves.
The Glo Run
The Glo Run’s 5K fun run event always takes place at night, but it doesn’t seem like it. The course is lined with black lights and lasers, and runners sport glow-in-the-dark gear from t-shirts to sunglasses. On-course DJs add to the festivities, blasting tunes as the untimed participants run, walk, or dance to the finish line. Even more DJs await them there at the glow-in-the-dark after party, which lights up the night better than a raccoon that's swallowed a flashlight.