2019 Home Run for the Homeless    

Please join us for the second annual 5k run/walk, Home Run for the Homeless, presented by three local nonprofit organizations: Homestretch, Bridges to Independence and Community Lodgings.  All three provide housing, employment and child care services to homeless parents and their children in Northern Virginia, and operate primarily in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County and Falls Church.

This second annual run/walk is set for Saturday, October 5 at 9:00 am at Bluemont Park Shelter, 601 N Manchester St. Arlington, VA 22203. The run/walk will follow the bike trail almost to Falls Church and is limited to 250 registrants. So register early starting August 1. As we are in favor of safety, please no dogs on the trail run.

5k (18 & over): $40
5k (6-17 year old): $20
Online registration will close on Friday, October 4 at 12:00 pm (unless it sells out before that time.

Register now

Discover Homestretch!

You are invited to a one-hour introduction to Homestretch to learn more about us, our vision, and the work we do in the community. You will have the opportunity to meet our leadership and hear from the people we serve. This engaging event is a great way to learn how YOU can make an impact in your community.

Dates are listed below for upcoming Discover Homestretch hours. They begin at 6:00 p.m. and end promptly by 7:00 p.m.  We hope you will join us!  Please RSVP to Brianna at

  • September 19, 2019-Postponed
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • February 13, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • June 18, 2020