2018 Teens Run DC Mentoring Matters 5K

 Registration is closed for this event

Join us for the third annual Teens Run DC Mentoring Matters 5K on Saturday May 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM. This event is open to the entire community and will serve as a celebration of the power of mentorship. Join us in running or walking the 3.1 mile course through beautiful Anacostia Park. Run for fun. Run for health. Run to honor someone who has played an important mentoring role in your life.  Registration link is below.  The full race website can be found at this link.  


  • $25 through April 15.
  • $30 April 15 – May 12. Limited registration on race day, credit card only, 7:30-8:30 am. 

List of Participants click here

Sponsorships & Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering? Is your company able to sponsor the race or provide an in-kind donation? Click here for more information on the many ways you can help support the Mentoring Matters 5K!

Packet Pick Up

Sat., May 12, 7:30-8:30 am: Anacostia Park. Please arrive early to pick up your packet!

Race Day Schedule

  • 7:30-8:30 am: Packet Pick Up
  • 8:45 am: Group Warm Up
  • 9 am: Race Starts
  • Post Race: Snacks, Awards, and Celebrating!

Race will be held rain or shine.

Race Course

The course starts and finishes at the corner of Good Hope Road and Anacostia Drive SE. The course will take runners along Anacostia Drive to the Skating Pavilion and back.  Here is a link to the course map.

May 12th, 2018 9:00 AM   through   10:00 AM
Anacostia Park
1900 Anacostia Dr.
Washington, DC 20020
United States
Phone: 202-818-8600 ext 1
$25 through April 15 $ 25.00
$30 April 16 – May 4 $ 30.00
$15 May 5 - May 5 $ 15.00
$30 May 6 - May 12 $ 30.00

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