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SOLD OUT: Potomac Cleanup and 5K run/walk at Theodore Roosevelt Island!

  • Theodore Roosevelt Island George Washington Memorial Pkwy Arlington (map)

This event is sold out. Please visit to register for a future cleanup!

Kick off the spring season with a 5K run/walk and trash cleanup hosted by Potomac Conservancy, parkrun, Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island, American Rivers and the National Park Service!

This event will take place at Theodore Roosevelt Island, one of our favorite local areas along the Potomac River. Your free tickets also includes light snacks, water, and everything else you need to have a successful run/walk and cleanup.


8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

  • 5K run/walk throughout the island

  • Participants should walk south of the Memorial Plaza to get onto the main bridge that will lead to our meeting place on the island

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Trash cleanup on the island

  • After the run, all volunteers will meet on the parking-lot side of the pedestrian bridge for a quick briefing and tool distribution

What to bring:

  • A reusable water bottle

  • Layered clothing and close-toed shoes you don’t mind getting dirty

What’s more?

We’ll also be celebrating Alice Ferguson Foundation’s 31st Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup Day, where hundreds of volunteers throughout the region will be stepping up to fight for clean water.

Register below for this fun, family-friendly event!

Thank you to our sponsors!


Thank you to our partners!

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