Run Series

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General Information
  • We are no longer sponsoring patrons without DOD ID cards.
  • Runners without DOD ID cards will not be sponsored by MWR to access the installation. If you do not have an ID to access the installation the only way you can participate is through a family member or friend that can register you for the run under them and drive you on the installation. You may be a guest of an authorized runner but it is the responsibility of the authorized runner to get you on the installation.
  • Running groups  are invited but must pre-register for each run. At least one person must be an authorized ID card holder that has access to the installation and can register the running group and get all runners onto the installation. MWR will not assist with access to the installation.
  • All runs feature a 5K run and a 1 Mile walk, with the exception of the Patriot Pride run which will include a 10K.
  • Awards will be given to males and females in various age divisions, awards ceremonies begin at 9 a.m.
  • All timing chips must be returned after each run, a $15 fee will be assessed to those whose chips are not returned.
  • Packet pickup will occur the Wednesday and Thursday prior to the run at Gaffney Fitness Center or the morning of the race from 7-7:45 a.m.
  • Race packets not picked up at the run will only be held for two weeks after each run.
  • Strollers are permitted on the running courses.

2017 Run Series (PDF)

Registration Fees

Pre-Registration

Pre-registration for the entire series will close on Apr. 11, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Run Fees
Entire Series (all 5 runs) per person $70
Individual participant $18
Family (3-6 participants) $54
Group (7-10 participants) $96

 

On-site Registration

Register: 7-7:45 a.m. / cash or check only

Run Fees
Individual participant $25
Family (3-6 participants) $70

Note: T-shirts not available for on-site registrants

Registration for Entire Run Series

Attention all Runners!

Due to technical difficulties, the online shopping cart for the 2017 Run Series is currently down. We are aware of the problem and are trying to fix this issue as soon as possible. If you would like to pre-register for the 2017 Run Series or for the upcoming Earth Day Run, please visit Gaffney Fitness Center:

Tuesday-Friday, 9-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

If you are not able to visit Gaffney Fitness Center during those times, please call +1(301)677-5822 to schedule an appointment outside of business hours.

Pre-registration deadline is Apr. 11 at 4 p.m. Registration will be available the morning of the Earth Day Run, Apr. 22 beginning at 7 a.m. at Burba Park. Only pre-registered runners will receive a t-shirt.

We will inform the community as soon as our online shopping cart is back up and running!

Earth Day 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Apr. 22, 2017 at Burba Park Cottage Area off Llewellyn Ave on McKay Street behind Library

Running Map (PDF)

Run Results (PDF)

Directions

*New location for the 2017 Earth Day 5K*
It will start right in front of the Burba Lake Cottage. Enter the installation at Reece Road and Route 175. Once through the gate immediately take first left onto Ernie Pyle Street. Take a right onto Llewellyn Avenue. Take a left onto McKay. Parking will be on the left.

Awards

Male & Female Winners in the following categories: Overall / 10& Under / 11-14 / 15-19 / 20-29 / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-59/ 60 & Over

Run to Honor 5K/10K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., May 20, 2017 at Murphy Field House

Running Map (PDF)

Run Results (PDF)

Directions

Please enter at Reece Road and Route 175. Once through the gate at first light take a left onto MacArthur Road. At second light merge right onto Mapes Road. Go through two lights. Take a left onto Zimborski Avenue. Go through one stop sign. Murphy Field House is second building on right, 8451 Murphy Field House.

Army Birthday 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Jun. 10, 2017 at Fort Meade Pavilion

Running Map (PDF)

Run Results (PDF)

Directions

Enter the installation at Reece Road and Route 175. Once through the gate immediately take first left onto Ernie Pyle Street. Take a left onto Llewellyn Avenue, pavilion is on the left.

Tank Corps Joe 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Oct. 28, 2017 at Fort Meade Pavilion

Pre-registration closes at 5 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2017.

Register for the run here.

Running Map (PDF)

Directions

Enter the installation at Reece Road and Route 175. Once through the gate immediately take first left onto Ernie Pyle Street. Take a left onto Llewellyn Avenue, pavilion is on the left.

Turkey Trot 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Nov. 18, 2017 at Murphy Field House

Pre-registration closes at 5 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2017.

Register for the run here.

Running Map (PDF)

Directions

Please enter at Reece Road and Route 175. Once through the gate at first light take a left onto MacArthur Road. At second light merge right onto Mapes Road. Go through two lights. Take a left onto Zimborski Avenue. Go through one stop sign. Murphy Field House is second building on right, 8451 Murphy Field House.