Home / Events / 2018 National Women… 2018 National Women’s Half Marathon & 8K Share Page Team Girl Up is now apart of the inaugural National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K in Washington, DC taking place on April 29, 2017. The race starts and finishes in West Potomac Park, in the heart of this iconic city. Pass by national monuments and the most scenic parts of the city on a 13.1 mile journey through the Nation’s Capital (and in Girl Up’s own backyard). The fundraising minimum for this race is $850. Be part of our team for this race and receive all the benefits of running with Girl Up, including weekly newsletters, fundraising and training resources, personal coaching and more. You don’t need to be an experienced endurance runner to be part of Team Girl Up. We are looking for runners with a passion for making a difference in the lives of girls around the world. Team Girl Up is a community of runners, coaches and Girl Up staff dedicated to supporting the empowerment of girls everywhere. Members of Team Girl Up know that girls are powerful, and they are committed to fundraising for Girl Up so that all girls—no matter where they are born—can reach their full potential. Learn more about Team Girl Up’s benefits and expectations.