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Friends of the National Arboretum Fall 5K

November 10, 2024

Washington, DC 20002 US Directions


$40 11/10 8:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST
Increases to $45 after the first 150 people register. (110 spots left)

Join us for a 5k run or walk on the idyllic grounds of the National Arboretum. Strollers and dogs are allowed but dogs must stay on a 6' non-retractable leash.


$30 Can’t make it to the National Arboretum but still want to break out your running shoes? Simply run/walk 5K and submit your virtual results.

Friends of the National Arboretum

Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA) was founded in 1982 as an independent 501(c)(3). FONA serves as the primary private partner of the U.S National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. We preserve and enhance this vibrant public space and facilitate experiential programs that instill a love of plants, nature, and the outdoors in all who visit the Arboretum. We also promote the overarching research and education mission of the Arboretum.

Learn About FONA

Washington Youth Garden

The Washington Youth Garden (WYG) is a one-acre education garden at the National Arboretum and is a destination for garden-based education and nature play. It was originally established in 1971 to teach local elementary students horticulture and life skills. Today, WYG is a welcoming and inviting place for the DC community to learn and grow together.

Learn About WYG

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