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Annual Leesburg 20K/5K Scheduled for Sunday, August 18, 2019

Residents and drivers should expect road closures between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Post Date:08/05/2019 9:21 AM
Leesburg, VA (August 5, 2019) – The 31st annual Leesburg 20K/5K race, benefiting the Loudoun County YMCA and multiple Loudoun County High School Cross Country teams, will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019. This annual charity road race will be staged in downtown Leesburg and will begin at Market Station (203 Harrison Street, SE).  

The 20K will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 7:48 a.m. A free kids’ fun run of about 100 yards will be held at 7:55 a.m., immediately after the start of the 5K race. Residents and drivers should expect rolling street closures on the following streets between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.:

• Harrison Street, between Loudoun Street and Catoctin Circle
• Catoctin Circle, between Harrison Street and the W&OD Trail
• Dry Mill Road, between Catoctin Circle and Lee Avenue
• South King Street, at the W&OD Trail

Post-race refreshments, music, and awards will be presented at MacDowell Brew Kitchen following the event. For more information about the run, street closures, or the event route, please visit

Media Contact:

Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
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