SRF’s 12th Annual
We’ve Got Your Back Race
for spinal health.


5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run

Join the nation’s largest 5K event to celebrate healthy spines and benefit those suffering with neck and back pain. The We’ve Got Your Back Race consists of a timed 5K face, a 1 mile family-friendly fun run/walk, and Wellness Fair. This year, SRF will host it’s 12th Annual event to raise awareness and critical funds to advance innovations in spinal health care. All are welcome to join!

The Spinal Research Foundation’s 12th Annual We’ve Got Your Back event will be hosted in Reston Station again. Check out last year’s photos here!

Event Festivities Include:

  • Pre-race warm-up
  • 12th Annual signature We’ve Got Your Back T-shirt
  • VIP Spinal Champion tent, medals, and surprise perks!
  • FREE post-race massages from Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center
  • Wellness Fair vendor booths for demos, interactive stations, and freebies
  • Live entertainment
  • Cash prizes and awards
  • Fun for the whole family

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) non-profit dedicated to improving spinal health and patient outcomes through research, education, and patient advocacy.

Can’t attend the event?

Support research, education, and patient advocacy. You can help bridge the gaps in access to and utilization of affordable, high quality health care.

Support spinal research today!
REGISTER on or before April 26, 2019 to guarantee a race t-shirt.

Spinal Champions!

Have you overcome neck or back pain through non-surgical or surgical treatment? If yes, join us on this day for special recognition. Register as a Spinal Champion to receive the ultimate VIP patient experience.

Become A Team Captain!

Get your friends, coworkers, neighbors, teammates, or classmates for some friendly competition and a great cause! Enter your team in the online registration process, which will allow all team members to select this team name from the drop-down menu. A prize will be warded to the largest corporate and high school team!

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

  • Support spinal research: 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 for spinal health: Spinal injuries and disorders have a widespread impact on the quality of life and livelihood of those that are affected.
  • Become an advocate! To get more involved, contact us here.
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 and to 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. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kari Reed, Development & Events Director,

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

7-7:50 am: Onsite registration, packet pickup, and Wellness Fair opens
7:50 am: Welcome & Pre-run Warm-up
8 am: 5K begins!
8:45 am: 1 mile fun fun/walk begins!
9:30-11 am: Awards ceremony, Post-race Celebration, and Wellness Fair

SRF’s We’ve Got Your Back Race Corporate Partners

A special thank you to all of the sponsors for their generosity and commitment to improving spinal health care! Your investment assists in the effectiveness of spinal health treatments, drives innovation through clinical research, and empowers all of those that suffer with neck or back pain with knowledge and hope.