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 and 1 Mile walk.
  • 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.
  • Pet are not permitted at any of the Run Series events.
  • For questions, please call +1(301)677-3716.

2019 Run Series Flyer (PDF) 

Registration Fees

Pre-Registration

Pre-registrations will close at 5 p.m. the Tuesday the week prior the run date.

Pre-registration starts Mar. 1, 2019. Pre-registration for the entire series will close on Apr. 2, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Registration for the Run

Run Fees
Entire Series (all 5 runs) per person $70
Individual participant $20
Family (4-6 participants) $75
Group (7-10 participants) $130

On-site Registration

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

Run Fees
Individual participant $25
Family (4-6 participants) $95

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

Earth Day 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Apr. 13, 2019 at Burba Park Cottage Area off Llewellyn Ave on McKay Street behind Library

Registration opens Mar. 1, 2019. The last day to pre-register is Apr. 2, 2019  at 5 p.m. 

Run Results (PDF)

Run Results by Age Category (PDF)

Running Map (PDF)

Directions
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/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., May 18, 2019 at Murphy Field House

Run Results (PDF)

Run Results by Age Category (PDF)

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.

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

Army Birthday 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Jun. 15, 2019 at Fort Meade Pavilion

Run Results (PDF)

Run Results by Age Category (PDF)
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.

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

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Oct. 26, 2019 at Fort Meade Pavilion

Run Results (PDF)

Run Results by Age Category (PDF)

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.

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

Turkey Trot 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

8 a.m., Nov. 23, 2019 at Murphy Field House

Pre-registration will close on Nov. 12, at 5 p.m.

Register for the Run

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.

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