Monday, May 4, 2015

Trail Event-Sunday, June 7th

The American Diabetes Association's Northern Virginia Tour de Cure (www.diabetes.org/novatourdecure) will be held on June 7th beginning and ending at the Reston Town Center.  The charity ride hopes to once again have 1200 participants take part.

The segmented portions of our routes that are on the W&OD trail between Vienna and Purcellville will be especially busy.  Times range from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Trail Event on Friday, May 15th.

On Friday May 15, 2015 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join over 10,000 area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Attend one of 79 pit stops throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to receive refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for  bicycles being given away.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Trail Event 0n Saturday, April 18th

The Ride to Provide will be taking place on the trail from 9:00am to 1:00pm on 4/18/15. Start is at Reston Town Center and riders can do a 10, 20, 35, or 53 mile ride. Riders head west. Start times are staggered for different ride lengths.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Trail Event--Sunday, April 25

Paul’s Ride for Life – a fun bike ride for everyone!
WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2015
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.   Registration open (packet and bib pick-up, onsite registration)
7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.   Ride (rolling start)
11:30 a.m.   Closing ceremony & raffle drawing
Rain or shine!
Download the RIDE DAY FACT SHEET and get all the information you need for the ride!
WHERE: Registration, ride start and finish, closing ceremony, and raffle drawing are all at the Reston Town Centeron Democracy Street between Library and Explorer in front of The Bike Lane (bike shop) in Reston, VA. Download a pdf map of the Reston Town Center for location and parking garages.
ROUTE: Start at Reston Town Center on Democracy Street. All rides are out and back heading west along theWashington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail. The route is paved asphalt. The ride includes 10, 20, and 1/2 Century +2 mile options. Volunteers will be at several rest stops along the way to cheer you on and nourish you with goodies. We’ve even heard a rumor that cookies might be at every rest stop this year!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Trail Event--Sunday March 29th

7th annual Walter L. Mess
W&OD TRAIL 5K
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm

On Washington & Old Dominion Trail from Oak Street to Shreve Road to Little Falls Street and back Start & finish at American Legion Post 130, 400 North Oak Street, Falls Church, Virginia. In memory of Walter L. Mess, chairman emeritus of Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority 
www.SafetyAndHealthFoundation.org/wod

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Trail to be cleared of Snow this winter

According to the FALLS CHURCH NEWS PRESS "The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority will clear the Washington & Old Dominion Trail of snow this winter, says Chris Pauley, the director of park operations. The trail, owned and operated by the park authority, runs through Falls Church and is widely used by bikers, runners, walkers, skaters, and dog walkers."  See complete story at

http://fcnp.com/2014/12/23/in-case-of-snow-45-mile-wod-trail-will-be-cleared-f/

Monday, November 24, 2014

Trail Event November 27

The Giving Thanks 5K is on Thanksgiving morning. Expect more trail traffic in Vienna trail area (west of Ayr Hill) between about 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Most of the course is on the trail, although it starts on hilly neighborhood streets.  Race supports wounded warriors.