September 23, 2018

Reston Station
1904 Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, VA 20190


5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run

Join the nation’s largest 5K event to benefit those suffering from spinal conditions! The We’ve Got Your Back Race series consists of a timed 5K race, a 1 mile family-friendly run/walk, and a VIP Spinal Champion experience to celebrate the accomplishments of those who have overcome their neck or back pain!

The Spinal Research Foundation’s 11th annual We’ve Got Your Back Race will be hosted in Reston’s newest hotspot destination at Reston Station. Rise and shine with music and a block-party atmosphere including the best post-race celebration in town!


Event Festivities Include:

  • Pre-race Warmup
  • Coveted 11th edition We’ve Got Your Back tee
  • Free post-race refreshments and celebration
  • VIP Spinal Champion perks
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Post-race massages
  • The best giveways and much more!

Get a sneak peak of what your celebration could look like!

All proceeds from the We’ve Got Your Back Race series benefit the Spinal Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to improving spinal health and patient outcomes through research, education, and patient advocacy.

Can’t attend the event?

Location: Wiehle-Reston Metro Station Plaza (1904 Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, VA 20190)

  • 7:00-7:50am: Onsite Registration & Packet Pickup
  • 8:00am: 5K Begins
  • 8:45am: 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Begins
  • 9:30am: Awards Ceremony & Post-Race Celebration

*Early Packet Pick-Up: Friday, September 21 from 11am-5pm at Virginia Spine Institute (11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191)

Click here for more information. Registration fees increase on August 1st and September 20th.

Are You a Spinal Champion? Get Recognized!

A Spinal Champion is an individual that has overcome neck or back pain through non-surgical or surgical treatment. The We’ve Got Your Back Race celebration is in your honor! Be sure to select the “Spinal Champion” option when registering for the race to receive your official Spinal Champion tee and VIP benefits!

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

Rally the troops (family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, sports teams, etc.) for some friendly competition or to support you as you cross the finish line. During the online registration process, just enter your team name and be sure to tell everyone to select that name form the drop-drown menu when they register. A prize will be awarded to the largest team!

Apart from its festive charm, your participation in the We’ve For Your Back Race for Spinal Health benefits:

  • Fundraising: Registration fees directly benefit the Spinal Research Foundation’s mission to improve spinal health and patient outcomes through research, education, and patient advocacy.
  • Generate Awareness: Spinal injuries and disorders have a widespread impact on the quality of life and livelihood of those that are affected.
  • Inspire & Empower: There is hope that for those living in pain and suffering from neck or back conditions can overcome their disability!
Spinal Research Foundation’s corporate sponsorship program allows us to form strategic partnerships with foundations, corporations, organizations, and individuals that share our vision to resolve debilitating spinal pain. We rely on corporate funding to conduct national research studies and clinical trials, provide a range of educational resources, including the Journal of the Spinal Research Foundation, lectures, and community events. Through our signature We’ve Got Your Back events, we will provide you with the opportunity to fulfill your community outreach, corporate wellness, marketing, and philanthropic objectives. Learn more here!