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    Inspirational National Youth 5K Series Video

    This video includes footage from the 2012 event in Annapolis featuring highlights of the 6-week running clinic, race day activities, as well as inspirational excerpts given by race Founder Jon Brianas on the first day of the running clinic.

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    National Youth 5K Series Promo Video

    We try to raise them right and give to them from our hearts.  We teach, we coach, we lead, we inspire.  Then with practice, with effort, with teamwork, there comes a day where they show us what they're capable of.  The roles reverse and they inspire us.

Latest News

Salisbury, MD Event will Benefit the Brooke Mulford Foundation

April 15, 2014 – The National Youth 5k Series is excited to expand to Maryland’s Eastern Shore with the announcement of Salisbury, MD as the 6th city to host a National Youth 5k Series Event. The Salisbury Race will be the kickoff event for the all day… More >>


Smyrna, TN Next City to Host National Youth 5K Series

April 8, 2014 - Smyrna, TN has just been announced as the next host city in the National Youth 5K Series.  A small town situated 20 miles southeast of Nashville, Smyrna boasts a large stage for the next host location of the National Youth 5K Series.  N… More >>


Philadelphia Runner Joins the National Youth 5K Movement in Philadelphia

August 22, 2013 – The National Youth 5K Series is excited to announce that Philadelphia Runner will host the National Youth 5K Series in Philadelphia next year on July 20, 2014.  The venue selected for the expansion of the series into Philadelphia is C… More >>


Race Founder, Jon Brianas, on Why He Started the National Youth 5K Series

Aug 1, 2013, by Jon Brianas The short answer… I’m on a mission to make my experience with cancer while playing lacrosse and serving as Team Captain of my U.S. Naval Academy Lacrosse Team give back to the next generation.  This experience and the lesson… More >>


Leonardtown, MD – New Host City in the National Youth 5K Series

July 24, 2013 – Leonardtown, MD has just been announced as the 3rd host city in the National Youth 5K Series.  A beautiful little town situated along the Breton Bay waterfront in Maryland’s St. Mary’s County, Leondartown is an ideal setting to bring fa… More >>


Charm City Run Joins the National Youth 5K Movement in Baltimore

June 6, 2013 – The National Youth 5K Series is excited to announce that Charm City Run (CCR) will host the National Youth 5K Series in Baltimore this year on October 20, 2013.  The site selected to host the expansion of the series into Baltimore is Ore… More >>