The Western Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross is proud to host the 3rd Annual Race for the Red 5K Run/Walk! This race will be held in Watkins Park in Mt. Airy, MD. This race is designed for beginners to advanced runners.
Race Limit: 300 5K participants
Start: We will use a mass start for the 5K.
Timing: This event will be professionally chip timed using disposable bib tags on the back of the race bibs! Bibs must be worn on the front of your shirt and be visible at all times. Results will be provided by Racine Timing and will be available LIVE. We will provide a web link to results that you can share with your family and friends so they can follow your race on their web devices.
Event Rules: The race is on path ways and road ways. The roads are not closed to vehicular traffic so runners must be observant at all times. Runners must obey all race official instructions. Cones and signs will be used along the course. Volunteers and traffic control officers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. Cutting the course or interfering with other athletes will result in disqualification.
About the Western Maryland Chapter of the Red Cross:
The Western Maryland Chapter of the Red Cross touches hundreds of lives every day. Our mission is to help people prevent, prepare for, and cope with emergencies. We are proud of the wide range of services that we provide to the citizens of Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington Counties.
For more than a century, the American Red Cross has worked to help people prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. Each and every day the Red Cross helps communities by providing disaster response (most often for home fires), support for military members and their families, life-saving trainings courses, the collection and distribution of much needed blood and blood products, support for international issue, meaningful volunteer opportunities, and so much more.
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What do you get for your entry?
- Race t-shirt
- Custom podium awards
- Chance to support a local non-profit
- Fun family experience