Sat, May 08 | Prince William Forest Park

Stepping Out Of COVID, Walking Into Wellness - Reclaiming Your Mind, Body, & Soul 5k Walk

A family-friendly community event and 5K leisure walk through the gorgeous trails of Prince William Forest Park. ***Registration will close once all tickets have been sold***
Registration is Closed
Stepping Out Of COVID, Walking Into Wellness - Reclaiming Your Mind, Body, & Soul 5k Walk

Time & Location

May 08, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT
Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Rd, Triangle, VA 22172, USA

About the Event

All Activities will take place at Prince William Forest Park in and around the Pine Grove Picnic Area. Tickets are limited. Pre-registration is required for guaranteed and free admission.  

Please review the Prince William Forest Park Visitor Information located at NPS/PW Forest Park Website. Attendees are encouraged to practice guidelines recommended by the CDC and state of Virginia, including wearing masks and social distancing. If sick, please stay home.

For anyone planning to walk the 5K, trail/course options (to be selected during registration on-site) are below.  Please be sure to consult a healthcare provider in advance of participation. Dress and prepare accordingly for the nature trails.  

5K Walk Course/Trails - accessible via the Pine Grove Picnic Area

  1. Piedmont Trail - This beautiful path is lined with rubber turf and very easy to walk on.  It is suitable for wheelchairs and most persons with limited mobility.  More information can be found here. 
  2. Laurel Loop Trail - This lovely hiking trail is of moderate difficulty and is not for the faint at heart. The path consists of an unpaved hiking trail with a bit of elevation change.The Laurel Loop trail is unsuitable for wheelchairs. More information can be found here

Directions: Here

Prince William Forest Park 

Pine Grove Picnic Area  18170 Park Entrance Road  Triangle, VA 22172


There are two parking areas around the Pine Grove Picnic Area. Additional parking is available at the Williams Ball Field to the right of the Visitor Center.

Virtual Participants

Can't make it out on May 8th? No problem. Participants may walk 5K (3.1 miles) anywhere in Prince William County between May 4th and May 10th in support of Mental Health Awareness and post on social media using any of the following hashtags #PWC5K #PWCwalks4MH #Green4MH #Walkingintowellness #MentalHealthAwarenessPWC. Please be sure to tag @PWCgov and @PotomacDistrict. You may also submit pictures via email here to the 5K Community Event Team

Event Cancellation: If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather or other unforseen circumstances, an email notification will be sent to those regsistered. 

Contact Us

Email: 5K Community Event Team 

Phone: 703.793.4645

**** All information reliable, but subject to change pending weather and/or other unforseen circumstances. **** 


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