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Rivershed run 5k

Join Great American Brewery Runs for our newest      race at Port City Brewing in Alexandria, Virginia this spring! 5k race, chip timed starts at USPTO and continues down Eisenhower- to the multi-use trail- After the race stick around for a Day of BBQ, Live Bands, and great family fun and Port City beer. 


Your race registration includes: 


Sign up with your running club, corporation, or neighborhood! Teams of 10+ runners receive unique Rivershed Run 5K race swag.


Running solo? You can earn the upgraded swag just by donating $20 at checkout to race beneficiary Alive!

Alive! is one of the nation's oldest and largest private safety nets. It provides food, shelter, early education, and emergency support to thousands each month. 

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port city brewing co. beer

rivershed ale - 5.2%

A tribute to the Chesapeake Bay and the rivers that feed into it, Rivershed Ale is a dry-hopped pale ale brewed with local grains that provide the perfect context for a bright hop flavors. Available Early June – Late July. We can't wait to officially tap this brand new line!

Port City Brewing Company is the oldest packaging brewing in metropolitan Washington, D.C. 

RACE COURSE & packet pickup

This GABR Race does NOT start in front of the brewery. See the Race Map below at L.

The Rivershed Run 5K starts at the USPTO Madison Building at 2025 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA. 22314.

Port City Brewing Company is located at 3950 Wheeler Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304

Early bib pickup 

  • Friday night from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Port City Brewing Company

Mark your calendars: have a beer and pick up your bib to sleep in on race day! You'll be able to pick up all of your race swag, bibs hats, etc. and buy beer in the retail store! Teams are encouraged to send representatives to pick up for multiple runners. 

RACE DAY BIB PICKUp, parking & shuttle

  • From 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. in the USPTO Madison Building Lobby - South Entrance. Race time is 10:00 a.m.

See the Parking Map below at R. Please arrange to carpool and designate a driver on race day: do not drink and drive. Parking is plentiful in Carlyle - here are several options: 

  • USPTO's parking garage is just $5 all day and located next to the start line. 

  • Uber and Lyft

  • Metro

  • Street parking

A Shuttle will operate from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in a loop from the brewery to the USPTO Building at 2025 Eisenhower Ave.


Given in 10 year increments beginning with under ten years, up to 70+. Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awarded to men and women. 

Rivershed Run 5K Race Map
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