DOORS OPEN AT 7:00AM
FREE Parking will be available in the Maryland State Fairgrounds parking area close to York Rd.
PLEASE NOTE: General Parking will be on a first come first serve basis.
Designated VIP parking will be provided for Sponsors, Special Guests and Race Teams VIP's. Signage will be provided to indicate all clearly.
Participating 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.
The official start time of the JWB5K is 8:30am.
The event schedule is below:
7:00am - The Race Village and Event Opens to the public.
8:30am - The official start time of the JWB5K and when the race begins!
8:45am - The official start time for the Family Fun Run/Walk.
10:00am - The Post Race show featuring awards and more, will begin!
Absolutely!!! Walkers are welcome in both the 5K and the one mile Family Fun Run/Walk. We look forward to having you join us at whatever your pace.
The JWB 5K will be chip-timed and officially timed. Results will be available real time on our own Run With Me App and provided at the event. Results will also be listed on our website after the event.
To be officially timed, you must register for the event.
All 5K race registrants will receive an official bib to wear, during the race, which will have a timing chip embedded in it.
Start training now and challenge yourself to make the best time ever, the day of the race!
The Family Fun Run will not be timed, but you will be able to track your time on the Run With Me App. More information about the App will be available as of September 2018.
In-person registration and packet pick up information will be available as of September 14, 2018.
Yes, with parental permission, kids are more than welcome and can participate in either event.
Children under 10 are free!
For more information please view the registration page.
Registration provides you with an awesome T-shirt, great entertainment, as well as great memories, fun and the chance to win prizes!
Even better, you will leave energized, knowing you have helped make a difference when it comes to mental health by learning and raising awareness about the benefits of exercise, and healthy lifestyle.
For more information about our mission to fund, promote and conduct research on how exercise, and healthy lifestyle benefits mental health click here.
There will be no bag check availability at this event. Thank you for your understanding, and please plan accordingly.
Yes, strollers are allowed and you can participate in either event with a jogging stroller.
The most important thing to remember is safety for all participants. If you plan on running or walking with a stroller, please be mindful of the designated area for lineup as you get set to race.
5K Participants with strollers will be expected to line up at the back of the pack at the start area for safety purposes.
Participants with strollers, who are officially registered for the 5K will still receive accurate timing.
If you have any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Yes, you can.
Packet pick up and race registration will be available on race day, beginning at 7:00 am in the designated area.
Parking will be plentiful and FREE, in designated areas on the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Signage will indicate general, VIP and vendor parking areas.
Sadly, pets are not allowed at this event for safety reasons.
Spectators are welcome and have free entry to the event. We would love to have you join us for both the pre and post race festivities.
Watch the race take off, encourage friends, colleagues and family members, or just relax and take in all the energy in our village.
Enjoy our Kid’s Fun Zone while you wait for your friends and family to finish their event and feel free to enjoy pre race warmup and post race activities as well. This is a great outing for a great cause whether you are running, walking, or just want to enjoy a day outside. We look forward to seeing you!
Absolutely, you can make a donation to support the mission of the foundation by clicking here.
Every dollar raised at the 3rd annual 2018 JWB 5K Resiliency race and Family Fun Run/Walk goes will be directly applied to support our mission to fund, promote and conduct research on how exercise, and healthy lifestyle benefits mental health.
Thank you in advance for your support to help us fund, promote and conduct research on how exercise, and healthy lifestyle, benefits mental health!