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Dionysus Dash 5k Packet Pickup @ =PR= Leesburg
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come by PR Leesburg on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00am – 1:00 pm to pick up your race packet for the Dionysus Dash 5k. For complete race details, click HERE.

The Mighty Mile Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Mighty Mile Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston | Reston | Virginia | United States

Come by PR Reston on Saturday, April 29th from 11-3 PM to pick up your race packet for this year’s Mighty Mile!  For complete race details, click HERE.

May the Fourth be With You Run @ =PR= Fairfax
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
May the Fourth be With You Run @ =PR= Fairfax | Fairfax | Virginia | United States

Join us at =PR= Fairfax for a special Thursday night run on May the 4th at 6:30pm!  Saucony will be joining us as we celebrate Star Wars Day by providing demo shoes and pancakes! Come dressed up in your favorite character or just enjoy the run!

We encourage runners of all levels to join us for our 3-5 mile run around Fairfax Corner!

Spring Brew Series with Forge Brew Works Powered by the Force @ Forge Brew Works
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The force is strong with this run. Come out and join us for our third night of our Spring Brew Series with Forge Brew Works in Lorton, Virginia. New Balance will be joining us with demo shoes to use out on the run. We will meet at the brewery and start our run at 6:30 PM. Come celebrate Star Wars Day at a brewery not too far, far away. Be sure to stick around after the run to try some local craft beer selections by Forge Brew Works.

May the Fourth be with you!


Injury Screenings @ =PR= Ashburn @ =PR= Ashburn
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Injury Screenings @ =PR= Ashburn @ =PR= Ashburn

Join us at =PR= Ashburn on Saturday, May 6th for an afternoon with Kathryn E. Dolinar, PT, DPT, from Physiotherapy Associates, will be conducting injury screenings to anyone interested.  Dr. Dolinar will be available to talk through any injury related questions you may have or advice you may need on recurring pain.

A little about Dr. Kathryn Dolinar, PT, DPT…

I believe that by addressing the underlying causes of your dysfunction, along with treating your primary pain generator, we can achieve your goals, together!

Education and Experience
BS Exercise Science/ Kinesiology, Minor: Biology – Shenandoah University ’12
Doctorate in Physical Therapy – Shenandoah University ’16


Hopecam 5K Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hopecam 5K Packet Pickup @ =PR= Reston | Reston | Virginia | United States

Come by PR Reston on Saturday, May 6 from 1-3 PM to pick up your race packet for this year’s Hopecam 5k.  For complete race details, click HERE.

May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PENN-ATHLON @ Sculpt DC | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Join Sculpt DC and =PR= DC for the inaugural PENN-ATHLON where participants will run, cycle, and yoga the afternoon away. The Penn Quarter Neighborhood event will kick off with a 3.1 mile run beginning at 2pm from the 919 F Street =PR= DC location. Following the run, the day’s activities will move across the street to Sculpt DC for a 30-minute cycle class followed by a 30-minute yoga session.

Refreshments will be provided by NOOMA Organic Electrolyte Drinks and Meeze Box. Participants will also receive exclusive discounts from =PR=DC, lou lou boutique, & L’Occitane.

Afterwards, head out to Rocket Bar for all day Happy Hour specials.

email: info@sculptdc.com to register or for any event inquiries.

Team Z Fun Run Featuring Garmin @ =PR= Arlington
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Team Z Fun Run Featuring Garmin @ =PR= Arlington | Arlington | Virginia | United States

Ever wanted to test out Garmin’s GPS watches for free? Now you can!

Join us 6:30 pm on Monday, May 8th at =PR= Arlington for a FREE fun run with Team Z! Runners will have a chance to learn more about Garmin’s unique multisport watches, perfect for running, cycling, or even swimming. Then test out the watches on a casual 3-5 mile run!

There is no registration necessary. Participants can simply drop in. Feel free to take advantage of our changing rooms and bag drop locations.

For any questions about the event, feel free to give us a call at (703) 243-2332

  • What: FREE Team Z Fun Run Featuring Garmin
  • Where: =PR= Arlington – 4501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA
  • When: 6:30 pm, Monday, May 8 th
  • How: Simply drop in ahead of the event. No registration required.
Hump Day Dash Powered by Garmin @ =PR= Burke
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hump Day Dash Powered by Garmin @ =PR= Burke

Come by =PR= Burke on Wednesday, May 10th and join us for our fun run, as our friends from Garmin will be joining us!  Garmin watches and activity trackers provide helpful information for either everyday activity or taking your training to the next level.  Garmin will be out to talk about their latest and greatest gadgets!

The Burke Hump Day Dash is a weekly social run lead by =PR= staff members, every Wednesday evening at 7pm. The free program is a great way to meet new people and add some structure to your training schedule. Whether you’re a beginner or a competitive runner, please join us for a fun, low-key run that’s safe and social.

The run is typically no more than 50 minutes — from the store on the trails and paths of Burke. 50 minutes is not a magic number, but by going out and back, everyone can start and finish together and run at their own pace with others of similar ability. New runners may only want to run a mile or two. Experienced athletes might do a tempo run.

Stick around afterward to have a beer with other runners!

Questions? Call us at the store at (703) 978-0500 in Burke.

Ragnar Chase the Moon Challenge
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ragnar Chase the Moon Challenge

On May 10th join Ragnar as they inspire folks all over the globe to “run around the moon”!  Over 1,000 participants will each run 6.7 miles under the light of the full moon, and together our cumulative total – 6,783 miles – will be enough to run around the entire circumference of our nearest galactic neighbor.

At Ragnar, we’re all about doing things together that we could never do alone. While most of our events are at beautiful locations across the globe, we’ve resolved to tackle a challenge that is out-of-this-world.

How it Works

  • Commit to run 6.7 miles under the full moon (rain or shine) on the night of May 10, 2017.
  • REGISTER BELOW by April 26th – Participant shirts are sold out, but no fear… goodies will still available at the store!
  • Gather some friends and join us at =PR= Burke for the Moon Run!
  • On May 10th, Chase The Moon! Post a picture of yourself (and anyone running with you) with the hashtag #ChaseTheMoon so the rest of the Ragnar Tribe can cheer you on!

What you get!

  • A sweet participant medal that includes a bottle opener (of course) glow-in-the-dark enamel and a little Ragnar logo that slides around the moon. You will love it!
  • The satisfaction of knowing you joined 999 other devoted Ragnarians in doing something strange and wonderful. Who else can say they PRd a planetary object?

Don’t miss out!  Grab a buddy and REGISTER today!


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