Are you faster than your favorite TV anchor or the columnist you read every day in the newspaper? Can you beat a top celebrity fitness trainer in a dead heat run to the finish?
Well now it’s time to find out.
Lace up your shoes and join Washington - area media, celebrities, elite runners and weekend walkers at the 16th Annual National Press Club Beat the Deadline 5K benefiting the National Journalism Institute's ongoing commitment to the future of journalism.
Win cash prizes for top finishers.
Medals will also be awarded for top age group finishers.
Gather your friends to win the largest team, fastest team, largest media and fastest media team competitions!
All registered runners receive a commemorative t-shirt, race bag courtesy of C-SPAN,
and entrance to the post-race pancake breakfast.
For a full schedule of weeklong race activities and to register, go to
Benefiting the National Press Club Journalism Institute ongoing commitment to the future of journalism.
Questions about the 5K? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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National Press Club Journalism Institute
The mission of the non-profit National Press Club Journalism Institute is to train communications professionals in a changing media environment, provide scholarships to the next generation of journalists, recognize excellence in journalism, house the records of the history of journalism in the nation’s capital and promote a free press, the cornerstone of a free society.
Located in the Eric Friedheim Library of the prestigious National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C., the Institute is the premier research, reference and education venue for journalists, historians, academics and students in the nation’s capital.