BCT&GM Union Building Garage (closes @ 10:30am)

10401 Connecticut Ave. @ Knowles Ave.

(east of Connecticut Avenue)
Across Street from Kensington Town Hall


Mont Co. Housing Opportunities Commission Lot
10400 Detrick Ave. @ Knowles Ave.

(west of Connecticut Avenue)
About 1/4 Mile Walk to Kensington Town Hall


North Kensington MARC Parking Lot 
10500 Metropolitan Ave. @ St. Paul St.

(north side of Railroad Tracks)
About 1/4 Mile Walk to Kensington Town Hall


​Concord Building Parking Lot
10605 Concord St. @ Connecticut Ave.

(north of Plyers Mill Road)
About 1/2 Mile Walk to Kensington Town Hall


DO NOT park at Safeway or in Kensington Shopping Center (Chipotle) parking lots.  You may get towed. Town Hall and St. Paul's UMC lots will be blocked by the race, as will most street parking in the Town.

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Schedule

Bib & T-Shirt Pick-Up
& On-Site Registration

  • ​Friday, 9/22, 12-9pm
  • Saturday, 9/23, 7-8:15am


Race Day - Saturday, 9/23/17

  • 7:45am | 2 Mile Start
  • 8:00am | Festival Starts
  • 8:30am | 8K Start
  • ​8:35am | 1K Start
  • 9:30am | Festival Ends
  • 9:30am | Awards

The Kensington 8K "home base" is Kensington Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell Street, Kensington, MD.  There you'll find Bib & T-Shirt Pick-Up, as well as On-Site Registration.  You may park in Town Hall parking lot on Friday, but not Saturday. 


The Start Line is about 400m from Town Hall at Noyes Library, 10237 Carroll Pl, Kensington.   The Finish Line is 100m from Town Hall at 10409 Armory Ave, Kensington, with the Post-Race Festival in the adjacent Reinhardt Park.

8K Results

Free Race Parking

Kensington 8K Results

Directions

Race Day

From the Capital Beltway
Take I-495 (Capital Beltway) to Connecticut Ave. (Exit 33). Go north toward Kensington approximately 2 miles and turn right on Knowles Ave. (4th traffic light). Go one block. Turn right on Armory Ave. The Kensington Town Hall is on the corner of Armory Ave. and Mitchell St. 


From Rockville/Bethesda
​Take Rockville Pike/Wisconsin Avenue to Strathmore Avenue. Go east toward Kensington approximately 2 miles on Strathmore, which becomes Knowles. Cross Connecticut Ave. Go one block. Turn right on Armory Ave. The Kensington Town Hall is on the corner of Armory Ave. and Mitchell St.