The Ashburn Area Running Club (AARC) is a non-profit running club for the greater Ashburn area, sanctioned and insured by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).

AARC has been named the Best Running Club in the Mid-Atlantic Region, by the readers of competitor Magazine for 5 years running. Recently the Loudoun Half & 8k, that we put on for the first time in 2013, was named the Best Half Marathon for the 2nd year running.

Whether you’re local to Ashburn, Leesburg, Sterling, or in the wider vicinity, all are welcome!

Our goal is to offer programs and scheduled group runs for all types and levels of runners in the area. We welcome beginners and experienced runners. Our training runs form pace groups typically ranging from 7 to 11 minutes per mile. We hope that you will join the club and not only support its events and participate in its programs, but find an area that interests you (membership, social events, races, etc.) and get involved. Some of you may already belong to an existing running or triathlon club, and we’d love to have you join this club as well.

Check out and join us on one of our scheduled runs listed below. We have at least one and sometimes two runs scheduled on six days of the week, and many of our members get together and run together on their own in smaller groups whenever it fits their schedules. So, come out and give us a trial run. We hope to see you out there!

Upcoming Runs
February 26, 2018
  • Monday Night Hills
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: February 26, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    Location: Village at Leesburg, 1601 Village Market Blvd SE, Leesburg, VA 20175


    Route: Hills

February 27, 2018
  • Tuesday Morning (5@5) - Hills
    Starts: 5:00 AM
    Ends: February 27, 2018 - 6:00 AM

    Location: Loudoun County Public School, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, United States



  • Tuesday Night Run with =PR= Ashburn
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: February 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    Location: =PR= Ashburn, 43150 Broadlands Center Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20148



February 28, 2018
  • Wednesday Morning Interval workout
    Starts: 5:30 AM
    Ends: February 28, 2018 - 7:00 AM

    Location: Briar Woods High School Belmont Ridge Road Ashburn VA United States



  • Humpday Fun Run - Northern Ashburn
    Starts: 6:00 AM
    Ends: February 28, 2018 - 7:00 AM

    Location: Chick-fil-A George Washington, 44835 Lakeview Overlook Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147, United States



March 1, 2018
  • Thursday Morning (5@5)
    Starts: 5:00 AM
    Ends: March 1, 2018 - 6:00 AM

    Location: Loudoun County Public School, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148, United States



  • Thursday Evening Interval workout
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: March 1, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    Location: Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Rd, Ashburn, VA 20147



March 2, 2018
  • Friday Morning Five - Middle School
    Starts: 6:00 AM
    Ends: March 2, 2018 - 7:00 AM

    Location: Peet's Coffee, 42385 Ryan Rd, Ashburn, VA 20148, USA



AARC Facebook Page Updates

Mark your calendar for March 3 and plan to join us and the Excellent Trash Pick up Club for this awesome event supporting the clean up of our run routes in Ashburn! Going to be a fun one!! ...

The Excellent Trash Pick Up Club of Ashburn 5k Trash Pick Up Run

March 3, 2018, 9:00am - March 3, 2018, 9:00am

• This is a self timed and measured 5k run (use GPS on your phone). • For each qualifying trash item that you pick up subtract 5 seconds from your total time. • Trash Bags, Gloves and Grabbers Sticks will be provided • Area Maps available on race day • Finish under the World Largest Race Finish Archway Made Entirely of old Amazon Boxes • Free Finishers Photo!

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Another great local race to add to your Spring Calendar, supported by a local running club The Algonkian Running Club. Check it out! ...

4th Annual Cascades MelaNoMore 5k walk/jog/run

May 20, 2018, 8:00am - May 20, 2018, 10:00am

Please Join us for the 4th Annual, Cascades Melanomore 5k to raise awareness for Melanoma and money for the Melanoma Research Foundation!

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How LoCo are you? ...

Are you LoCo enough? $95 LoCo Challenge (BOTH Half & 8k) price includes: - 5th anniversary jacket (if registered by Dec. 31!) - 2 great race courses - 3 short sleeve tech shirts: 8k, Half, & LoCo challenge - 3 finishers' medal - runner friendly courses with water stop support - school spirit support throughout your run - stadium finish at the Half with finishers' festival - supporting high school athletes in our sport - the right to be called LoCo! Don't get caught by the $35 price increase on Dec. 21! Visit www.LoudounHalf.org to register!

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Ashburn Area Running Club - AARC updated their cover photo. ...

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