Potomac River Running is a family-owned, local business with eight area DC-area stores to serve you. Though our name says “running” you don’t have to love, or even like running to come see us! We offer a personalized fitting experience to help you select the right shoe for you — whether to stand at work, head to the gym, or run your first (or 101st) race. You’ll find apparel choices that work for your activity of choice too! So whether you walk the dog, run after the kids, workout for fitness or for brownies, or race every weekend, let us help make that experience better! more >>


Healthy Feet Fun Run, featuring Dr. Vinay Matai, DPM @ =PR= DC
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us at PR DC on Wednesday, June 1st at 6:30 PM for our “Healthy Feet Fun Run”. Dr. Vinay Matai, DPM will be in house before the run addressing ways to minimize the pain of plantar fasciitis through some of the products we carry in store.  All running levels are welcome to join in on our fun run! We hope to see you there!

Dr. Vinay Matai’s bio

Global Running Day Fun Run @ =PR= Burke
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come by =PR= Burke on Wednesday, June 1st at 7:00 PM to celebrate Global Running Day! Global Running Day is a day for people around the world to celebrate the joys of running.

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.

Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon Packet Pickup @ =PR= Arlington
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Come by PR Arlington on Thursday, June 2 from 4-7:45 PM to pick up your race packet for the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon. The Early Packet Pickup service at =PR= Arlington is provided for those runners living or staying in or near Washington D.C. that prefer to receive their packets early and not drive to the expo location. Participants receive a discount on purchases at Potomac River Running.

Sign up for this service in conjunction with registration, or after registration, by clicking this link. Y

Your packet will be available for pickup at the Expo and on race day if you cannot attend for any reason.

For complete race details, click HERE.

Race4Respect Packet Pickup @ =PR= DC
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Every person who has Down syndrome is someone’s son or daughter, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, granddaughter or grandson, friend, colleague, neighbor or teammate. Join that list and Race4Respect™! The Race4Respect™ is a collaborative effort between the eight Down syndrome affiliate groups that surround Washington, DC along with devenio, inc. to raise Down syndrome awareness. devenio, inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Come by PR DC on Friday, June 3 from 11am-6pm to pick up your race packet. For complete race details, click HERE.


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