Registration is Open for the 2023 Cloud Run in Loudoun County, VA!

In honor of International Data Center Day, the 7×24 Exchange DC Chapter invites residents of all ages, businesses, and schools to join the data center industry on Saturday, March 25th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Sterling, for a fun, interactive, and exciting community affair. The 2023 Cloud Run is an event that invites the community to run with the people that build and support the IT backbone of the cloud. Visit to learn more.

Start the day with a 1-mile Fun Run and 4.99999k run/walk around Data Center Alley and stay for the full experience! Once the race is finished, there will be a post-race awards ceremony and celebration with food trucks, a vendor expo, and live music. If exercising is not on the table, bring the family to experience the Data Center Discovery Zone hosted by the Data Center Coalition. The Discovery Zone will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will have hands-on activities and interactive opportunities to learn everything about data centers from experts. They will offer information on scholarships, internships, trade programs and other pathways into the data center industry. The race requires a paid registration, but the Discovery Zone is free to the public.

To register for the race, please visit

Online registration closes on Thursday, March 23 at 8 p.m., however late registrations will be available during packet pickup and on race morning.

Proceeds of this race will benefit Dulles South Soup Kitchen and the 7×24 Exchange DC Chapter Scholarship Fund.  Dulles South Soup Kitchen provides freshly made meals to those who need to feed their families, provide opportunities to volunteer for those who need to serve and provide an environment of food security in the community. Dulles South Soup Kitchen is an initiative for the people and by the people of our community.  The 7×24 Scholarship Fund assists students in pursuing their education goals while on track to a rewarding career in the data center industry.

Would you like to sponsor this event? When you join the 2023 Cloud Run as a sponsor, you will help support the Dulles South Soup Kitchen and the 7×24 Scholarship Fund. Make your brand visible to participants and help share the impact of the data center industry in the community. There are several different levels of sponsorship. See which one works best for you.