Parents and others with ties to Kensington Parkwood Elementary School, North Bethesda Middle School and Walter Johnson High School will volunteer to organize the event, which also includes a 2-mile race and 1K run.
More than 500 ran last year’s race, which starts at the Kensington Town Hall and winds its way east of Connecticut Avenue.
The 2-Mile Challenge starts at 7:45 a.m., the wheelchair start of the 8K Race at 8:25 a.m., the 8K Race at 8:30 a.m. and the 1K Fun Run at 8:35 a.m.
Those interested are encouraged to register online. Before Wednesday, registration fees are $25 for the 8K, $13 for the 2-mile and $11 for for the 1K. Those rates will increase from Wednesday to race day.
In person registration and packet pick-up will happen at the Kensington Town Hall from noon to 9 p.m. on Friday and from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. on race day.
Visit the race’s official website for more information.