A club for all ages, all paces and all ways

Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC) is a community-centered, nationally-oriented, private, nonprofit organization that promotes running, track & field, and race walking in the Washington DC metropolitan area.


Host club, 2009 and 2018 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships
PVTC took third-place team (3rd among men, 2nd among women) in the USA Masters Outdoor Championship on July 28-31 in Lexington KY.

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Next monthly club meeting is Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 7:30 PM, via ZOOM

  • Club events

    • Track Meets
    • 1) We are gearing up for many club events
    • We need help at the all comers-meet on August 13 so look for a sign up genius to go out soon on that

    • Uniform Order
    • 2) Uniform order is about to go in - don't miss out on this!
    • Next order won't be until late Fall.
    • Please fill out the uniform order by the end of the week
    • so we can figure out how many things we need to order
    • We will set up the website to have all the items there soon,
    • but there is a lag of about 30-40 days from ordering to receiving items.

    • Annual Banquet
    • 3) We invite to our annual banquet on Sunday, September 18, starting with check-in at 6:00 PM
    • Catered by Balducci's of McLean
    • Location: St. Dunsten's Episcopal Church, 1830 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA 22101 (703-356-7533)
    • Details to follow

  • Next meet:
  • Saturday, August 13, Thomas Edison High School track, 5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria VA 22310 -- first race at 8:30 AM registration will open at milestat.com after the meet at Marshall is over
  • Go to this web page to register: | MILESPLIT INSTRUCTION PAGE | then follow the instructions below to create a registration for yourself
  • Call 703-481-3530 and leave a message if you want a call back to go through these steps with tech support or email pvtcpresident@gmail.com
  • The steps:
  • Register for an account (pick an email and password)
  • Pick the free account
  • Pick athlete
  • Skip the profile info as you don't need that to register (then it dumps you to the main page)
  • Click on the meet
  • Then click register "unattached athlete"
  • Add athlete to account
  • Now you should be good to go
  • You can pre-pay by credit card by web page or just pay race day on race day.
  • Registration fee is $10 until 9 PM on Friday 8/12 so lock in that fee by registering before the deadline.
  • Then if you don't register by then, the race-day fee is $15 for members and youth and $20 for non-members.
    Annual club championship Potomac Valley Games track & field meet, Sunday, September 3-4
    • Track & field events start at 8:00 AM at City of Alexandria High School track, 3330 King Street, Alexandria VA 2212
    • Primarily youth events on Saturday, adult events on Sunday
    • Hammer, Javelin, Weight, Super Weight start at 1:00 PM at City of Alexandria High School, 3330 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
    • See our web page www.pvtc.org/pvgames.php to register for Potomac Valley Games

    • We are working on on-line registration, but you can print and mail in your form DOC | PDF
      Jerry Bookin-Weiner elected to USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame
      • Potomac Valley Track Club member and club board member Jerry Bookin-Weiner was elected to the USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame in the class of 2021, it was announced by John Seto, chair of the Hall of Fame Committee at the recent USATF conference in Orlando, Florida.
      • The USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame (MTF HOF), established in 1996, inducts distinguished athletes and administrators who have been active for at least ten years. All athletes and administrators, living or not, are eligible for HOF induction.
      • The list of those elected in 2021 includes: Jerry Bookin-Weiner, Michael Brown, Kay Glynn, John Goldhammer, Rachel Guest, Lesley Hinz, and Don Isett.
      • Each year, the MTF HOF Subcommittee receives public nominations. The subcommittee researches those nominees and other eligible athletes and administrators to determine finalists for the ballot. Then all MTF HOF members, the MTF Executive Committee, the HOF Subcommittee members, and all Association Masters Chairs vote. Electors can vote for all or none of the candidates. Currently, two-thirds majority is required for induction.
      • Jerry Bookin-Weiner serves as the Chair of the USATF Masters Track & Field Committee. He was the meet director for two Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Maryland, and he previously served as Chair of the Throws Committee, East Region Coordinator, and in many other capacities in support of track and field. He is a Masters Level Track and Field official.
      PVTC's Code of Ethics

    Cranberry Crawl 5K run or race walk & 10K run
    Christmas Caper 5K run or race walk & 10K run

  • Potomac Valley Track Club Programs

    Event Calendar


    Track Workouts -- Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 PM


    Twice-weekly speed training sessions for sprinters and distance runners of all ages.

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    Racewalk Workouts -- For beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels


    One of the premier race walking clubs in the country, join our race walk clinics for beginning and experienced race walkers.

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    Relay Workouts -- Interested in running a leg of a relay? Great!


    We are committed to creating opportunities for our members to run in relay races at all levels of competition.

    Learn more