Langley High School Bands

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Update:  Plans for this year's Bands in the Run 5K and Fun Walk are on hold given the unprecedented events. We hope to reschedule the event for later this year. 

We will evaluate the options but cannot finalize plans until the FCPS schedule is known. We appreciate everyone's support for the Langley and Cooper Bands.

Click here for a note from some of our early sponsors!

Interested in Sponsoring


2nd Annual Bands on the Run 5K & Fun Walk


Sunday, April 26 at 8 am

The 2nd Annual Bands on the Run 5K and Fun Walk benefitting the band programs of Langley High School and Cooper Middle School had been slated for Sunday, April 26. We thank our early sponsors, and look forward to holding the 5K at a later date.

Friends and family of Langley, Cooper and the elementary schools of the Langley pyramid are especially invited!  

All runners and walkers are invited. Strollers and wheel-chairs are welcome! Run or walk the 5K course, or join us for a short family fun walk! 

All participants will receive an official race t-shirt. After the race, enjoy live DJ music, door prizes, food and visit our sponsor booths. 

Can't make it? Join our Virtual 5K! Select the Virtual Runner option when registering and we'll send you an official race t-shirt. Show your support for the Langley and Cooper bands, even if you can't make it on race day! 

Want to advertise your business or organization? Read more below -- we promote our sponsors all year long.  


Sponsor the 5K! 

To sponsor, email Mary Kunkemueller at

View our generous sponsors from last year here 

Sponsors Enjoy:

  • Booth space at the 5K
  • Name on official race t-shirts
  • Name/logo on 5K mile markers (depending on sponsor level)
  • Name/logo on the Langley band website
  • Recognition all year long in Langley & Cooper concert programs
  • Recognition all year long in Cooper band communications
  • Periodic recognition in school PTSA newsletters, sent to school families & staff

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Maestro - $3,000
  • Conductor - $2,000
  • Drum Major - $1,000
  • First Chair - $500
  • Ensemble Player - $100
  • In-Kind Donations 

Print the packet for details. 


Can't make it to the run? Live out of town? Even if you can't come out on race day, you can still make a huge impact on the Langley High School and Cooper Middle School band programs. 

Join our Virtual 5K by selecting the Virtual Runner option on the registration site. We'll mail or deliver you an official race t-shirt.

This is a great way for relatives and friends who live out of town, and for those nearby who can't make it on race day, to support our music education and band programs. 

Thank you for supporting the bands!


Entry Fees

  • $25 through March 31

  • $35 through April 17

  • $40 through race day (April 26)

  • Register by April 12 to guarantee requested t-shirt size 

  • Online registration closes April 24 at 8 pm

  • $50 to join the Virtual 5K

Packet Pickup Options

1.  (Pre-race) Saturday, April 25

      10 am-2 pm


      LHS Band Room 

      6520 Georgetown Pike

      McLean, VA 22101

The Band Room is located immediately inside LHS Door 14 -- enter the school parking lot and follow the signs to the nearest door, which is Door 14.

2.  (Race Day) Sunday, April 26

      7:15 am-7:55 am 

      LHS Parking Lot

      6520 Georgetown Pike 

      McLean, VA 22101


Race day registration and packet pick-up is in the parking lot near the start/finish line. 

Event Timeline

7:15 am - Race-day registration & packet pick-up

7:45 am - Warm up

8:00 am - 5K

8:05 am - Fun Walk (short course -- not the 5K course)

The 5K course is a lovely "out and back" route through the tree-lined residential neighborhood located adjacent to and west of Langley High School.  

After the race, stay and enjoy live DJ music, food and refreshments, door prizes and visit our sponsor booths.

Race Timing/Scoring

Potomac River Running/PR Races will professionally time and score the 5K.


Parking is located toward the back of the east-side parking lot (in the same lot as registration and the start/finish line). Follow the parking signs on race day. 

Weather Policy

We'll band together and run, walk and stroll --  rain or shine! (No refunds are available.)  See you on the 26th! 

5K Course:  Out & Back from Langley High School. 


MAESTRO ($3000)

McLean Artisans Fine Cabinetry & Millwork


DRUM MAJOR ($1000)

Northwoods Industrial Park

and Minalter, Inc.


Case Design/Fred Home Improvement

Commonwealth Psychological Associates PLC

Joy Design + Build

Listrani's Italian Gourmet & Catering

The Shively Team TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Skill Builders, LLC


HBC Group at KW - Karen Briscoe & Lizzy Conroy

Helen and Glenn Miller

The Zaffuts Family 


Chick-fill-A at Tyson's West


Ballet Nova


Cheesecake Factory 


Georgetown Learning Centers

Great Falls Creamery

James School of Dance Arts

Nothing Bundt Cakes

The Old Brogue/Katie's Coffee House


Vienna Pet Spaw

MAESTRO ($3000)

DRUM MAJOR ($1000)