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 National Press Club, founded in 1908 in Washington, D.C., is the world’s leading professional organization for journalists and fights for a free press worldwide.
The National Press Club Journalism Institute is the non-profit affiliate of The National Press Club. It is committed to offering practical training to journalists and communications professionals working in a rapidly changing media environment. The Institute is home to the Club’s competitive scholarship program, and its prestigious journalism awards that recognize journalists who have produced outstanding work for the public.