Healthy Trails 5K Walk/Run

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages runners and walkers of all abilities, ages, and skill levels to come together, enjoy scenic views of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail, and be active. Healthy Trails events are held in the spring and fall. 

Joyful runners in bright pink athletic wear crossing a race finish line

Previous races have contributed proceeds towards:

  • Community Gardens
  • Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies
  • Bosom Buddies
  • Kids to Camp campaign

We hope to see you at our next Healthy Trails 5K!

Upcoming Event Overview

Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 8:00 am
Healthy Trails 5K for Armed Forces & Veterans
Virtual & In-Person at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail
All ages welcome

Whether you’re racing to beat your fastest time or taking a stroll with friends or family, this event is for everyone! A portion of the proceeds will support the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program for veterans within Prince George's County.

COVID-19 protocols and safety precautions will be followed.

In-Person Event Details

How to register & participate in the in-person 5K event

Registration link coming soon.

Choose "in-person" when registering.

Location: Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail, 7200 Harborview Drive, Oxon Hill 20745
Time: 8 am; check-in begins at 6:30 am

  • A performance t-shirt and race bib will be available on May 7 at event check-in.

Virtual Event Details

How to register & participate in the virtual 5K 

Registration link coming soon.

Choose "virtual" when registering.

Location: Online (choose a location near you to walk/run a distance of 5K/3.1 miles).
Time: Participants can walk/run at any time they choose.

  • A performance t-shirt will be mailed to participants who register for the virtual event. Register by April 22nd, 2022 to receive your t-shirt by the race date

Virtual Race FAQ’s

What is a virtual race?

  • A virtual race can be done anywhere you choose, at any pace. Your race, your pace!

How does it work?

  • Sign up for our virtual race (registration link coming soon)
  • Choose your own route or one of our trails
  • Walk/run your route at your own pace on May 7
  • Send us your photos & time to be featured on our social media

Can I participate if I live outside of Prince George's County?

  • Yes! You can participate from anywhere. 

Can I use social media to publicize my run?

  • You bet! Show the online world your effort. Share a picture of you on your route. Send photos to wellness@pgparks.com to be featured on our social media platforms.

Additional Information

To inquire and/or become a sponsor contact: Chanae.Jones@pgparks.com.

For more information, call 301-446-6838; TTY 301-699-2544 or e-mail wellness@pgparks.com

ADA Accommodations

The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least two weeks before the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.

Event Sponsors 

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