Washington Redskins to Host a 5K at FedEx Field

Runners cross the finish line on the field.

The Washington Redskins Back to Football 5K on September 7 finishes at FedEx Field. Photograph via Wiki Commons.

Always wanted to know what it’s like to be a Washington Redskins football player? Now you have your chance, with the launch of the NFL Back to Football Run Series.

This year, the NFL is hosting its first-ever Washington Redskins Back to Football 5K at FedEx Field on September 7. Runners and children of all paces get to kick off the 2013 Redskins season with a run around the stadium that finishes at FedEx Field.

The only requirement: that you show your support by donning a Redskins jersey.

Children under 7 and their parents can also take part in the Redskins Play 60 Fun Run, a half-mile run that also finishes inside the stadium.

Each participant receives a T-shirt and a medal, plus access to a post-race tailgate party and beer garden. They’ll also get a virtual goodie bag with special offers, and have the chance to snag an autograph from Redskins players.

The 5K is part of the NFL Run Series and benefits the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. The Baltimore Ravens will also host a run on September 4.

For more information and to register ($45), visit the NFL Run Series website.