Kick off the spring season with a 5K run/walk and trash cleanup hosted by Potomac Conservancy, parkrun, Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island, and the National Park Service!
This event will take place at Theodore Roosevelt Island, one of our favorite local areas along the Potomac River. Your free tickets also includes light snacks, water, and everything else you need to have a successful run/walk and cleanup.
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
5K run/walk throughout the island
Participants should walk south of the Memorial Plaza to get onto the main bridge that will lead to our meeting place on the island
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Trash cleanup on the island
What to bring:
A reusable water bottle
Layered clothing and close-toed shoes you don’t mind getting dirty
We’ll also be celebrating Alice Ferguson Foundation’s 31st Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup Day, where hundreds of volunteers throughout the region will be stepping up to fight for clean water.
Register at www.potomac.org/events for this fun, family-friendly event!
County: District of Columbia
State: District of Columbia
Nearest City: Arlington
GPS Coordinates: 38.8972, -77.062979
Directions: By Car
Parking Capacity: 50
Restrooms are available.
This site is suitable for children under seven.
This site is suitable for the elderly.
This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.
|Notes & Special Issues||
Parking can be tricky as the lot fills up quickly. We recommend volunteers consider taking the Metro to the Rosslyn Station and walking. Please see the directions.
This site is open to the public
RSVP is Required
Maximum Volunteers: 100