Join Us for the Race for Every Child 2023

Walk or run a 5k for Children’s National Hospital. The Race for Every Child unites our community around a common goal to help children grow up stronger.

Date & Time

Saturday, October 21, 2023
8am: Opening Ceremony
8:45am: 5K
10am: Kids Dash

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Freedom Plaza
Washington, D.C.
(Or Virtually)

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Our Progress$584,100.67
  of Goal!
Our Goal $1.7 Million

participants-icon 2,952 Participants

teams-icon 277 Teams



        Champions Wall


        Be the first to join our Champion's Club!

        Race Shirt

        Wear your heart on your sleeve!

        Earn at least $30 to receive your Race for Every Child 2023 T-shirt.

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        Race Medal

        Your support is gold!

        Raise at least $250 to receive a medal or donate it to a patient.

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        About the Race for Every Child

        Join us for the Race for Every Child 2023 in person or virtually. 

        The 5K is an out-and-back course that starts at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., heads toward the U.S. Capitol and passes iconic monuments. The Kids Dash is a 100-yard race on Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

        In-Person: Register for free through Oct. 15. If you sign up Oct. 16-21 to join in person, there is a $30 registration fee for the 5K and a $15 registration fee for the Kids Dash.

        Virtual: Register through Oct. 20 to join us virtually for free. 

        Earn your Race for Every Child 2023 T-shirt by raising at least $30 for Children’s National. T-shirts are not included with registration. 

        We monitor CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 to ensure that we make the safest decisions for our community. We will notify you of any event changes.

        Images shows a family smiling while crossing the Race 2022 finish line togther

        Go Mobile

        Manage and share your Move for the Kids experience on the go with our newly-updated mobile app. This FREE app lets you fundraise and connect with others through social media and email, update your web pages and check your fundraising progress—all from the palm of your hand. Download the app to your iPhone or Android today!

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