Dogwood Elementary School

Glade Drive midway between Reston Pkwy and Sunrise Valley Dr.


5 Mile Run 

 Measured: 5.1 miles

View: Start Location  


 Directions:

  1. Start on Glade Drive at crosswalk next to the entrance to the school parking lot, going east (uphill) for 2 blocks
  2. Left on Pinecrest for 2 blocks to the end
  3. Right on South Lakes Drive for 2 blocks
  4. Left on sidewalk along Reston Parkway for over 1 mile, crossing Sunrise Valley Drive, the Dulles Toll Road, and Sunset Hills Road [Water stop at Bluemont Way and Reston Parkway (very hot days only)] 
  5. Left on trail along Bluemont Way for 2 blocks past bridge over the W & OD Trail, continuing downhill on the trail for about 2 blocks to the W & OD Trail 
  6. Bear right onto the W & OD Trail at the bottom of the hill, continue on the bridge over Town Center Parkway, and then downhill for about 2 long blocks
  7. Bear right before bridge over Fairfax County Parkway on trail connecting with the trail along Fairfax County Parkway 
  8. Left on trail along Fairfax County Parkway for more than 1 mile, crossing Sunset Hills Road, the Dulles Toll Road, and Sunrise Valley Drive
  9. Left on Fox Mill Road for 1 short block 
  10. Left on Bedfordshire Circle for 1 short block 
  11. Right to remain on Bedfordshire Circle for 1 short block 
  12. Right on Rosedown Drive for 2 blocks 
  13. Left on Kings Lake Drive to the end in 2 blocks 
  14. Left on Rosedown Drive for 2 blocks to the end at the stop sign at Glade Drive, across the street from Start.

Notes:

This course, originally designed by Jim Nagle, was revised for reasons of improved safety in Feb. 2003 so that the course is run counter-clockwise (as viewed by flying geese), thereby enabling safer crossing of the Dulles Toll Road ramps and the several intersections with Reston Parkway and the Fairfax County Parkway.

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Dogwood Elementary School 5 Mile Run Map

 

Reston Community Center

Hunters Woods Village Center - Behind Shops, Off Colts Neck Road

3 Mile Walk

Measured: 2.65 mile

View: Start Location / Street Map / Satellite Map


Directions:
  1. Head through brick arches and atrium to right of church.
  2. Cross Breton Court to asphalt path to right of Building #11821.
  3. Right on asphalt path before next little street through the Glade tunnel.
  4. After the tunnel, continue straight through the woods.
  5. Left at the "T", and then onto the sidewalk along Colts Neck.
  6. Pass Hunters Woods School.
  7. Cross Paddock, Steeplechase, and Jackstay Terrace.
  8. Left on Reston Trail (asphalt-paved).
  9. Pass asphalt trail, and stay straight to cross Bridge # 66.
  10. Right at "V." Cross Bridge #68. Cross Colts Neck Road.
  11. Cross Bridges #70 & #71.
  12. Turn right onto asphalt path.
  13. Cross street and continue straight for awhile.
  14. SPIN a sharp LEFT on path at hairpin turn (just before cable box and the one-rail banister over culvert).
  15. Cross Steeplechase diagonally left and cross Bugle Lane to little asphalt path parallel to street.
  16. Right onto Colts Neck sidewalk.
  17. Just before guardrail, follow path to right, down into woods.
  18. Turn right in front of trash can.
  19. Go through Glade tunnel and turn left on path.
  20. Cross Breton Court, head through brick arches and back to the Community Center.

Lake Anne Elementary School

North Shore Drive, One Block East of Wainwright Drive

3 Mile Walk

Measured: 3.6 miles

View: Start Location /  

Directions:

  1. From Lake Anne Elementary School parking lot, turn right onto North Shore Drive.
  2. Pass Wainwright Drive once, but turn right on Wainwright the 2nd time you come to it.
  3. Left on Reston asphalt path about one block from Wainwright.
  4. Follow path through the "Summit" apartment complex and along Reston Parkway, turning right at the underpass to go under Reston Parkway.
  5. Left onto the sidewalk/path along Reston Parkway. Bear left at 2 triangles to stay close to Reston Parkway.
  6. Cross Bluemont Way and turn left to cross Reston Parkway with the walk light.
  7. Follow the asphalt path down to the W&OD Trail. Turn left on the W&OD.
  8. Continue on the W&OD Trail until Wiehle Avenue.
  9. Turn left onto sidewalk along Wiehle Avenue. Cross North Shore Drive.
  10. Turn left onto Fairway Drive.
  11. Turn left onto asphalt path just before Fairway Drive ends at North Shore Drive.
  12. At "T" intersection go right uphill to cross North Shore Drive back to Lake Anne Elementary School.

Notes:

 

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Lake Anne Elementary School 3 Mile Walk Map

Reston Community Center

Hunters Woods Village Center - Behind Shops, Off Colts Neck Road

5 Mile Run

Measured: 5.0 mile

View: Start Location / Street Map / Satellite Map


Directions:

  1. Start in front of the Reston Community Center (RCC) and go south (downhill) to the left of the townhouses for about 100 yards along the path, which becomes an asphalt path.
  2. Bear Right to pass under Glade Drive.
  3. Right then left after 50 yards on the path after the underpass.
  4. Continue on the sidewalk along Colts Neck Road past Hunters Woods Elementary School for about 150 yards.
  5. Left on Steeplechase Drive for almost 1/2 mile, following narrow path along left side from Triple Crown Road for last 1/4 mile.
  6. Left on trail following the stream valley at the bottom of the hill for about 1/4 mile.
  7. Right on first trail connection, continuing along stream valley for about 1/2 mile.
  8. Cross Soapstone Drive and continue on trail through the Nature Center for 1/2 mile [Water stop at entrance to Nature Center on path just off Soapstone Drive (very hot days only)].
  9. Reverse direction at light green cable TV box on the right of the path 130 paces beyond the first path intersection on the left (you have the option of turning either left or right at the turnaround).
  10. Return to Start on the same route

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Lake Anne Elementary School

North Shore Drive, One Block east of Wainwright Drive

6 Mile Walk

Measured: 5.82 mile

View: Start Location /  


Directions:

  1. From Lake Anne Elementary School parking lot, turn right onto North Shore Drive.
  2. Pass Wainwright Drive once, but turn right on Wainwright the 2nd time you come to it.
  3. Left on Reston asphalt path about one block from Wainwright.
  4. Follow path through the "Summit" apartment complex and along Reston Parkway, turning right at the underpass to go under Reston Parkway.
  5. Left onto the sidewalk/path along Reston Parkway. Bear left at 2 triangles to stay close to Reston Parkway.
  6. Cross Bluemont Way and turn left to cross Reston Parkway with the walk light.
  7. Follow the asphalt path down to the W&OD Trail. Turn left on the W&OD.
  8. Continue on the W&OD Trail until Wiehle Avenue.
  9. Turn left onto sidewalk along Wiehle Avenue. Cross North Shore Drive.
  10. Turn left onto Fairway Drive.
  11. Turn left onto asphalt path just before Fairway Drive ends at North Shore Drive.
  12. Option 1 (3 miles): At "T" intersection go right uphill to cross North Shore Drive back to Lake Anne Elementary School.
  13. Option 2 (6 miles): At "T" intersection turn left downhill to go under Fairway Drive. 
  14. The path continues between brick townhouses and into woods. With marina on left and playground on right, go straight.
  15. The path becomes a cement sidewalk in front of a group of homes. Stay on the sidewalk.
  16. At the end of the homes the sidewalk turns into an asphalt path again and goes behind some homes with the lake on the left.
  17. At first street turn left onto sidewalk in front of homes with small playground on right.
  18. The sidewalk turns into an asphalt path when street ends. Lake will appear on left again.
  19. Asphalt path emerges onto a cul-de-sac. Follow the sidewalk to the left to the other end of the road. Sidewalk will end.
  20. Turn left onto asphalt path which will cross the Lake Anne dam.
  21. Turn left onto sidewalk.
  22. Take the asphalt path at the end of the street. The path goes down a grassy hill.
  23. Turn left at the "Y" in the path and go up the hill.
  24. Stay to the left at the top of the hill.
  25. Turn right onto the sidewalk and follow the street (Waters Edge Lane).
  26. Bear left to follow the sidewalk by the play equipment.
  27. Follow the sidewalk to the end of the street.
  28. Follow sidewalk up a small hill.
  29. Turn left onto the sidewalk. Lake Anne is now in front of you.
  30. Turn right onto asphalt path. Walk through parking area (lake on left).
  31. Walk down the wide steps on the left onto Lake Anne Plaza. Walk through the plaza, toward the high-rise (Huron House).
  32. Turn right to follow the water at the end of the high rise.
  33. The path crosses a bridge. Turn right onto the path along the water.
  34. Bear right at "Y" intersection and continue under North Shore Drive at underpass into Hickory Cluster.
  35. Stay straight past RA markers #15 and #14. Take next left going between trash can and raised manhole cover.
  36. At swings, bear right.
  37. If gate ahead is open go through to parking lot at Lake Anne Elementary School. If the gate is closed, take the nature trail on the left before the gate.Go into church parking lot and bear right. At the end of the drive, turn right on North Shore Drive back to the school.

Notes:

The first 3 Miles of this course are identical with the 3-mile walking course from Lake Anne Elementary School.

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Lake Anne Elementary School 6 Mile Walk Map

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