|The run will be held at beautiful Wheaton Regional Park, on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The majority of the run and walk is on paved trails, with the remainder of the course on hard packed trails. The run takes you through the scenic park, with most of the course being in the shade. The run begins at 8:30 a.m. The Fun Walk begins at 8:40 a.m. Although dogs cannot participate in the run, they are more than welcome to come out and join the 1 mile walk.
The 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk will happen rain or shine.
You can view the course map here.
Registration fee is $28.00 for the 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk prior to April 17, 2017. Beginning April 17, 2017 the registration fee is $30.00, and $35.00 on the day of the race.
From the warm up, running and walking on the scenic trails, the dog and people raffles, the prizes, and the abundance of food, a good time will be had by all.
Monetary prizes will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers. Awards will also be given to the top team, and top male and female finishers in the following age categories: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39,40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older.
Prizes will also be given to the top two fundraisers.
Need more information
All inquiries about the race can be made to: PoplarSpringRun@yahoo.com or call 301-335-7067.
Wheaton Regional Park
2000 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD 20902
|RACE DAY (May 21, 2017)|
7:00am: Race day registration begins
8:00am: Pre-race warm-up
8:15am: Registration closes
8:30am: 5K Run Start
8:40am: 1 Mile Walk Start
9:30am: Winner Prizes and Human & Dog Raffles
Delicious Vegan refreshments will be served after the race.
Race Registration Fee