1st Annual Faith 5k


The Faith 5K is a 5K race (run/walk) event to facilitate fellowship and exposure to avid runners in the Alexandria community and surrounding areas, which may not otherwise be aware of community activities sponsored by Alfred Street Baptist Church. Furthermore, the event provides cultural enrichment, promotes economic vitality, enhances community identity and pride, and provides opportunities for fundraising for the community’s nonprofit agencies.

For more information about the race please email sports@alfredstreet.org


Distance:  5K
Time:  8:00 am – 10:30 am
Price:  $40.00


The Faith 5K is a 5K (3.1 mile) race starting and finishing at the same location. (The Faith 5K starting line is 203feet North of the circle at the south end of Main Line BLVD). The route is an out and back course. The course is a pleasing but challenging run. The course is considered flat and fast. The course is certified by United States Track and Field and runs along Main Line Boulevard to Potomac Avenue then continues on Potomac Avenue to the turnaround point. The turnaround point is located South of the entry road leading to Regal Cinemas.

The race finishes with a strong finish towards the start finish line.


Saturday, August 26, 2017
Packet Pick-Up

  • 24 August 2017 at ASBC, 6-8 pm
  • 25 August 2017 at ASBC, 6-8 pm
  • Race Day 6-6:30 am at Event Control
  • Pre-Race stretch with Alfred Street Health Ministry 7:40am
  • Pre-Race Prayer 7:50 am
  • Race Start 8:00 am


  • Accurate, Fast 5K Course
  • Short Sleeve Faith 5K Shirt
  • Beautiful Finishers Medal
  • Awards for Overall Male and Female Finisher (Overall Finishers not eligible for
    age group awards)
  • Age group awards for top finisher 10-19, 20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70-79
  • Water will be available along the course. Bottled water will be available at the
    finish line.


  • Use of headphones and personal music is highly discouraged for safety reasons.
  • The following are not permitted on the course:
    • Bicycles
    • Skateboards
    • Baby joggers
    • Roller skates or blades
    • Wheeled conveyances (other than wheelchairs)
    • Animals (except for Seeing Eye dogs)
  • All children must be supervised by a relative or family friend.
  • All participants understand that they may be photographed during this event and that any footage obtained during the event may be used for future promotional needs. Participants agree to the creation and use of such footage for future Alfred Street Baptist Church “Faith 5K” promotions and publicity.
  • All participants, volunteers are required to sign a waiver prior to the event.
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Office Number: (703) 683-2222