Ethio-American Mother's Day 8K

We welcome you!
Thank you!
Date / Location:
  • Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 10:00 AM, at Fletcher's Cove, 4940 Canal Road NW, Washington DC | MAP
  • Race-day packet pick-up:
  • Saturday, May 7, 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM, on-site at Fletcher's Cove (no race-day registration)
  • Mission:
  • Ethio-American Athletics Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with these objectives:
        •• To support young talented athletes in Ethiopia with athletic apparel, shoes, & medical care
        •• To encourage young Ethiopians to participate in athletic competitions and enable them to be healthy and productive citizens
        •• To foster national and international amateur athletics competitions among people of Ethiopian descent in the United States and internationally and to solicit funds and other resources to fulfill this charitable purpose
        •• To strengthen our social ties
        •• To encourage Ethiopians to participate in athletics competitions here in the USA
  • Awards:
        •• $200 for 1st place M/F; $100 for 2nd place M/F; $75 for 3rd place M/F overall
  • Age-group awards:
        •• Top 3 in age groups 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over
        •• Gift certificates from sponsors
        •• Distinctive random awards
  • Sponsors:
    Entry Fees:
  • $20 by January 31 • $25 by March 31 • $30 by May 4 • $40 by May 7 • No race-day registration
  • Everyone gets a colorful, wearable t-shirt, a goodie bag with real goodies, pre-race refreshments, and post-race picnic with live music
  • Directions:
  • From DC and Georgetown:
  • Go west on M Street past Key Bridge. At Foxhall Road, M Street becomes Canal Road and a fieldstone wall begins
  • Continue west for 2 miles to Reservoir Road on the right and driveway entrance to Fletcher's Cove on left, at the first opening in the fieldstone wall
  • CAREFULLY turn left to enter the parking area
  • Look for parking on the left, or stay right to enter the tunnel to the lower parking area closer to Potomac River
  • Toilets are available to the right of the upper parking area

  • From Maryland:
  • From I-495 Capital Beltway, take exit 41 east towards Clara Barton Parkway
  • At Chain Bridge, continue east on Canal Road for one mile
  • After less than a mile, look for the sign for Fletcher's Cove on your right
  • CAREFULLY turn right to enter the parking area
  • Sponsor Us We encourage you to sponsor our race.
    • For $50, your non-profit organization may exhibit on-site on race day (please bring your own table)
    • For $100, you get a special polo shirt and your insert in 300 goodie bags
    • For $250, you get your name on the back of the t-shirt and race web page + polo shirt & inserts
    • For $500, you get your logo & name on the back of the t-shirt and race web page + polo shirt & inserts
    • For $1000, you get your logo & name on the front of the t-shirt IN COLOR and race web page + polo shirt & inserts
    • Please read our sponsor letter | Printable Form (PDF) | (DOC)
    To share a ride:
    Open our Facebook page and post a ride request
    Out'n'back on C&O Canal Towpath -- completely flat, no cross-streets | Course map
    Instant Results by: SHF
    Safety And Health Foundation, Inc.
    Limited to the first 300 entrants
    High-quality colorful t-shirt
    More information: Questions -- Contact | Sentayehu Mamo (240-706-0098) or Tesfalem Sene (202-607-5602)
    On-line via or by mail using the form below | Printable Form (PDF) | (DOC)

    Ethio-American Mother's Day 8K   •   ENTRY FORM
    Make checks payable to EAAA and mail to
    1845 Tobias Drive SE
    Washington, DC 20020
    By entering this event, I agree, warrant and covenant as follows: I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter or run in this event unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this race including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including high heat and/or humidity, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.   Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Ethio-American Athletics Association, Road Runners Club of America, Safety And Health Foundation Inc., USATF, National Park Service, District of Columbia, and all sponsors, their directors, elected and appointed officials, employees, officers, agents, representatives, and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.   I acknowledge that the application fee is non-refundable.   I agree that you may use my name and likeness for publicity purposes. 

    Signature _______________________________________________ (parent or guardian if under 18)

    Name _____________________________________________________ Gender __ (M F) Age on 05/07/2016 __ __

    Address __________________________________________________________________________________________

    City _______________________________________________________________ ST __ __ ZIP __ __ __ __ __

    E-mail _____________________________________________________________ T-shirt size [__] S M L XL XXL

    Birthdate __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __ __ (mm-dd-yyyy) Predicted time for 5K (3.11 miles) __ __ : __ __

    Day Phone __ __ __ - __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ Evening Phone __ __ __ - __ __ __ - __ __ __ __

    We agree to keep your personal data private.
    Enclosed is my entry fee   [__] $20 by January 31   [__] $25 by March 31   [__] $30 by May 4   [__] $40 by May 7 (no race-day registration)
    Enclosed is my additional tax-deductible donation: [__]$100 [__] $250 [__] $500 [__] $1000 [__] Other: _________