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2016 Crystal City Twilighter 5k

July 23, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Crystal City Twilighter 5k


Summer nights are made for racing the streets with thousands of your closest running pals!

Join Pacers Running and the Crystal City BID for the area’s favorite summer twilight race on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 8:30PM, for one of the area’s hottest and most popular summer twilight races! Run the streets of Crystal City and finish the evening with a party!

The Twilighter’s flat and fast course through the heart of beautiful downtown Crystal City and it’s incredible post race party make it the hottest Saturday night in town!

NEW in 2016 — Choose your Premium! You can opt to receive a $10 Pacers Retail Store Gift Card instead of the usual event premium (Tee, Fuzzy Blanket, Hoody, ??)

Course Information:

The USATF-certified course runs along Crystal Drive starting and finishing across from the popular Crystal City Shops complex.  It is flat and fast!

Crystal City Twilighter Course Map


14:03, Julius Kogo (2010)
16:21, Hirut Mandefro (2009)

Packet Pickup Details: 

Your race packet will include your bib number with integrated timing tag, tech t-shirt, and glowsticks. You can collect your race packet at the following times and locations:

Friday July 22nd
Pacers Clarendon
10am – 8pm

Saturday July 23rd day
Pacers Clarendon
10am – 4pm

Race Day July 23rd evening
5pm – 8:30pm

Click here to follow the link to confirm your completed registration.

Race Amenities:

There will be a self serve Bag Drop  area overseen by Pacers Running staff members.  But, Pacers Running is not responsible for lost or stolen items– check at your own risk.

Post Race Festivities:

Like all our races, we will have a photo booth set up to capture memories from the event.

Runners will receive post-race party drink tickets attached to the race bib that can be used at various Crystal City establishments to be revealed soon.  In addition, these establishments will offer specials which we will announce at the race.

Easy to Get Here!

With METRO, bike share, and the trails nearby you can commute to Crystal City in a snap! Need a place to park? You may park for free in the parking garage at 2100 Crystal Drive, or any public parking garages located in the Crystal City area.

Start Location

2121 Crystal Drive (Between 20th and 23rd Streets)


Overall male and female finishers placing 1-5 will receive cash awards.

Male and Female finishers placing 1,2,3 in each age group will receive medals.

We also encourage team entries for this race.  First and second all male and all female teams will win cash awards.

The Twilighter is a fun lead up to cross country season for high school athletes and we encourage local teams to participate.  The top high school club males and high school club females placing 1,2,3 will earn plaques.  And the top team comprised of the best four finishers will all earn medals.


Click here to access historical results from Pacers Events.

Click here to access photos provided by SwimBikeRun Photography for Pacers Events.


July 23, 2016
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Pacers Running
(703) 248-6883


Crystal City
2121 Crystal Drive
Arlington,22202United States
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