Times & Location
Fashionably on time
- Friday, September 15, 2017
5K- 6:15 PM
Race Location: The Divas 5K will start & finish at Lansdowne Resort.
- Saturday, September 16, 2017
Half Marathon: 7:30 AM
Race Location: The Divas Half Marathon will start & finish at Tarara Winery.
Half Marathon fees:
- $80 from registration opening to 3/31/17
- $95 from 4/1/17 to 6/30/17
- $110 from 7/1/17 to 9/13/17
- $125 at the Health & Fitness Boutique (only if space is still available)
- $50 from registration opening to 6/30/17
- $65 from 7/1/17 to 9/13/17
- $125 at Health & Fitness Boutique (only if space is still available)
All prices increase at 11:59 PM ET.
Half Marathon participants may check their gear at the Gear Check Area located near the start line. Gear check drop off will open one hour before the race starts. THERE IS NO GEAR CHECK ON FRIDAY FOR THE 5K.
The Diva backpack given to you at packet pick up should be used as your gear check bag. Tear the gear check tag from your bib number and attach with the supplied zip tie. To claim your bag, show your bib number to the volunteer. Both the bib number and the number attached to the bag must match.
ALL BAGS MUST BE CLAIMED BY 11:30 PM. Bags not claimed will be disposed of. Please do not leave valuables, cash or jewelry in the bags. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Overall & Age Group Awards
Awards will be given to the top 3 overall and top 3 in each age group* for the Divas® Half Marathon & Divas® 5K.
Overall Awards will be presented at the finish line stage during the following times:
- Half Marathon Overall Awards- 9:30 AM
Age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Age group awards will be handed out at the results tent at approximately 10:30 AM for the 5K and 11:00 AM for the Half Marathon.
*Male participants are only eligible for awards in the 5K and these will only be awarded to as top 3 male overall. Overall winners are excluded from age groups.
If you are not present to collect your award and you want us to send you the award by mail, please download the Awards Claim Form and send it in with the appropriate fee for shipping and handling. Awards will only be available within 4 months of the event. Please note, age group awards are issued based on chip time.
The Divas Half Marathon in DC's Wine Country is set in Virginia;s picturesque countryside, just a few miles away from historic Leesburg and just 40 miles northwest of metropolitian DC.The race will begin right at Tarara Winery and will meander thru quet country roads where you will be able to enjoy sights such as vineyards, horse ranches, old country churches, farmhouses full of character, babbling brooks and vast fields of green. As a true Dive run, you will enjoy our "Diva stations" along the way, with entertainment spots and our famous Boa and Tiara section. The finish line is inside Tarara Winery, a 435 acre farm stretching along the Potomac River, with the vineyards on one side and Shadow Lake on the other, creating the most romantic Diva finish line experience.
This amazing 5K course on Friday, September 15 at the Lansdowne Resort was designed to bring you the best of DC's Wine Country. If you are not yet ready for the 13.1 challenge but you are a running diva or a diva lover (for all the handsome casanovas), this race is is for you. Enjoy a great run and an amazing and empowering experience or support the leading lady in your life!
Click here for a map of road closures & times!
The Health & Fitness Boutique in DC's Wine Country will feature exhibitors showcasing the latest trends, designs, and advances in running shoes and apparel. The best thing about the boutique is that it is free and open to the public!
The Health & Fitness Boutique is also the Official Packet Pick-Up Headquarters. Unless VIP Packet Pick-up is purchased, all half marathon participants must pick up their race packets (race bibs, participant shirts, tutus and drawstring bags) at the Health & Fitness Boutique prior to race day.
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM*
*5K packet pick-up will end PROMPTLY at 5:45 PM to ensure an on-time start. There is NO race day packet pick-up on Saturday for the half marathon, unless VIP packet pick-up is purchased. Photo ID is required to pick-up your packet.
Free parking will be available at Lansdowne Resort. Overflow Boutique parking will be available at the location below:
Lansdowne Medical Center
19415 Deerfield Ave
Lansdown, VA 20176
Unless you purchase VIP Packet Pick-Up, all half marathon race packets (race bibs, participant shirts, tutus and drawstring bags) must be picked up at the Boutique prior to race day. All participants acknowledge this policy during the registration process.
VIP Packet Pick-Up:
5K packets must be picked up at the Health & Fitness Boutique by 5:45 pm on Friday, September 15th.
Half Marathon packets must be picked up at the Boutique prior to race day, unless VIP Packet Pick-Up is purchased. All participants acknowledge this policy during the registration process.
Purchasing VIP Packet Pick-up will allow you to pick-up your half marathon packet on race morning at Tarara Winery. If VIP Packet Pick-Up is not purchased, you must visit the Health & Fitness Boutique prior to race day to pick-up your race packet. No exceptions.
- VIP Packet Pick-Up is an optional paid service that will allow participants to pick-up their race packet on race morning.
- VIP Packet Pick-up must be purchased in advance during online registration; it cannot be purchased on race morning.
- The number of VIP Packet Pick-Up tickets is limited – it will be available until the tickets sell out, or when online registration closes, whichever comes first.
- VIP Packet Pick-Up is non-refundable, non-transferable, non-deferrable and does not include race entry.
- VIP Packet Pick-up will open on race morning 2 hours prior to the start of the event and will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the race to ensure an on-time start. Early arrival on race day is highly recommended.
- VIP Packet Pick-Up can be added to your registration by logging into your Active.com (myevents.active.com) account and selecting “Purchase additional merchandise”
- Please review the parking information available on our website prior to race day to ensure you have enough time to pick up your packet on race morning.
Pick-Up by Proxy:
We request that all our participants pick up their own race packets at the Health & Fitness Boutique for security purposes. However, we do understand that certain circumstances may arise where you cannot come in person.
If you cannot pick up your race packet yourself, someone else can pick it up for you. In order for them to do so, they MUST have the following items with them:
- A copy of your photo ID, and
- A printed Packet Pick Up Authorization Form (completed and signed by you)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our exhibitor opportunities.
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176
DIVAS RATE: Starting at $205 a night+ taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 8/23/17 and space is limited!
The Lansdowne resort is our official host hotel! Situated in the heart of DC's Wine Country, Lansdowne Resort combines luxury accomodations, a world-class spa, 45 holes of championship golf and a wide variety of delectable dining options. Recognized as one of the Mid- Atlantic's premier resorts, this 500-acre gem is located just 40 miles from the Nation's Capital and only 8 minutes from Dulles International Airport.
The resort will also host the Health & Fitness Boutique/ Packet Pick-Up & the Divas 5K on Friday, September 15th... so stay where the action is!
- 20% off spa minerals services
- (2) Complimentary yoga classes for Divas!
Race day shuttles: There will be free race day shuttle transportation to Tarara Winery on Saturday morning for all half marathon participants. Shuttles from Lansdowne Resort will be available ONLY for participants who are staying at the hotel. Participants staying at the Lansdowne Resort must pick up a special wristband at the Health & Fitness Boutique on Friday in order to ride the shuttle on race morning. Spectators staying at Lansdowne Resort can purchase shuttle tickets at the Boutique for $5 per person, round trip. Spectator spots are limited and based on availability. The Lansdowne shuttle will depart at approximiately 5:45 AM on race day. Return shuttle service back to the Lansdowne will begin at 9:30 AM.
Looking for an exciting array of activities while you visit to Leesburg? Then plan your visit with the help of Loudon County experts! Enjoy a glimpse into the culture of Northern Virginia through Loudoun's calendar of events, which adds splashes of seasonal color to this lively destination throughout the year. There is something for everyone to make this the best Girls' Weekend Getaway.
We can’t control it; but we sure can dress for it!
- Average high temperature: 79 degrees F
- Average low temperature: 61 degrees F