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8th Annual Race To Make It All Better 5K & Family Health Fair

Jun 02, 2022

PSV Hosts our 8th Annual Race To Make It All Better 5K & Family Health Fairfax, VA – Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) will return to hosting our 8th Annual Race To Make It All Better 5K & Family Health Fair in person at the Reston Town Center on Saturday, August 27 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Participants are encouraged to bring family, friends, and pets to join in and support PSV and our philanthropic efforts.

If families cannot attend the in-person event, they can still support PSV during our virtual 5K event – from August 27-September 10, 2022. Virtual participants will have the opportunity to complete their 5K in a variety of active ways such as walking, running, biking, swimming, rollerblading, and more.

PSV’s Annual Race To Make It All Better 5K & Family Health Fair is our single fundraiser event. All donations and proceeds benefit the care and support of families with children experiencing serious health problems, important education & research initiatives, technologies to aid in patient care, or other areas of greatest need.

To register, participants may visit Participants may join one of PSV’s specialty-specific teams, or form their own fundraising teams.


5K Registrant Pricing

Early Bird In-Person Event Rates (valid through July 31st):

  • 5 years old and under FREE
  • Ages 6-12 $15 per ticket
  • Ages 13 and Up $35 per ticket

Virtual ONLY Event Rates:

  • Ages 6-12 $10 per ticket
  • Ages 13 and Up $25 per ticket


After July 31st the prices increase to $40 per person. From August 26th till the day of the event, tickets will be $45.

Last year, PSV virtual event attracted nearly 160 participants and raised $28,638.48. More than 400 registrants are expected for this year’s event and the goal this year is to raise $75,000.

In-person event participants will also be able to enjoy the Health Fair in and near the Reston Town Center Pavilion. PSV and partnering sponsors will provide more than 15 booths with fun activities, live entertainment refreshments, education opportunities, giveaways, and much more.

Sponsors currently include: Aetna, NFP Omnipod/Insulet, Advantage Physical Therapy, Firstcare Ortho, ProventionBio, and Tandem.

For more information about PSV’s 8th Annual Race To Make It All Better 5K & Family Health Fair, visit:


About Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV):  Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) was collaboratively created by Children’s National Health System and Inova Health System in 2013 as a pediatric specialty group that is dedicated to caring for the needs of children in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas.  Its mission is to provide superb pediatric specialty care through clinical excellence, innovation, education, research, and family-centered care. As a medical group, PSV is a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Our specialists care for children during hospital stays at Children’s National Medical Center, Inova Children’s Hospital, and at our 5 other outpatient satellite locations throughout their childhood. Many are recognized as “Top Docs” by The Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine and have appeared in U.S. News & World Report as leading experts in their fields.  For more information about PSV, please visit the About Us page.

About Children’s National Health System: Children’s National Hospital has been an innovator in pediatric health care around the nation and around the world for more than 150 years. Children’s National was one of the nation's first children’s hospitals, opening in 1870 and growing from a modest 12-bed facility to a 323-bed facility that performs more than 17,000 surgeries and conducts more than 669,000 outpatient visits in more than 60 specialties each year.

Today, Children’s National Health System is one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation – with the #1 ranked neonatology program – by U.S. News & World Report. Their health system includes primary care health centers, regional outpatient centers, and affiliated pediatric primary and specialty care practices throughout the metropolitan area, in addition to providing tertiary care in our main hospital. Additionally, we’re home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, as well as the Children’s National Heart Institute, the Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute, and the Brain Tumor Institute, and the Obesity Program. For more information, please visit their website here

About Inova Health System: Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 20,000+ team members provide more than two million patient visits each year through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services, and destination institutes.

Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals, and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,952 licensed beds. For more information about Inova Health System, please visit their website here.