- DOORS OPEN AT 7:00AM
- PARKING - FREE Parking will be available in the Maryland State Fairgrounds parking area close to York Rd. PLEASE NOTE: Parking is first come first serve and vendors will be encouraged to set up and remove vehicles as soon as possible to allow space for runners and participants to park as well
- What time does the race start?
8:30 am with the Family Fun Run following at 8:45. But make plans to join us in our Festival Village that opens at 7:00 am and for our pre-race program and warm-up at 8:00 am.
- Can I walk the 5K?
Absolutely!! Walkers are welcome in both the 5K and the one mile Family Fun Run.
- Is the race timed?
The 5K will be chip-timed and if your register for this event you will receive a bib with a timing chip embedded in it. The Family Fun Run will not be timed.
- Where can I pick up my shirt and race bib?
We will have in-person registration and packet pick up information before September 1, 2018
- Can kids participate?
Yes, with parental permission, kids can participate in either event. Children under 10 are free
- What comes with registration?
T-shirt, entertainment and chance to win prizes
- Will there be bag check available?
We will not have bag check available at this event.
- Are jogging strollers allowed?
Yes, you can participate in either event with a jogging stroller. For the 5K, we ask that anyone running with a stroller line up at the back of the pack. As the race is chip-timed, you will still receive your accurate 5K time.
- Can I register the day of the race?
Yes, packet pick up and race registration will be available on race day beginning at 7:00 am at the designated area.
- Where can I park?
Parking will be available and FREE on the Maryland State Fairgrounds
- Can I bring my dog to the race?
Pets are not allowed at this event unfortunately
- Are spectators allowed?
We would love to have you join us for both the pre- and post-race festivities. Watch the race take off and relax in our post-race village or enjoy our Kid’s Fun Zone while you wait for your friends and family to finish their event.
- Can I make a donation or support even if I don't run? Absolutely, you can make a donation to support the mission of the foundation by clicking here.