Educate Girls Superhero 5K & 1K Fun Run2018-11-06T01:07:46+00:00

Date: Saturday- November 10, 2018 • 1K at 9:30am & 5K at 10:00am
Place: Monocacy Village Park- 409 Delaware Road, Frederick, MD
Type: Superhero-themed 5K & 1K Fun Run to raise funds to educate girls in Malawi, Africa via Educate Girls to Eradicate Hunger, Inc.
Distance: 5K Run (3.1 Miles) & 1K Fun Run
Contact: Teresa Pascal, teresa.pascal@gmail.com, 240-338-3009

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Educate Girls to Eradicate Hunger, Inc. is proud to host the Inaugural Educate Girls Superhero 5K! This race will be held on the Monocacy Village Park USATF Certified 5K route in Frederick, MD. This race is designed for beginners to advanced runners. Enjoy the fall colors while you get your run on, spend time with family and save an impoverished girl!

Race Limit: 300 5K participants, 100 1K participants

Start: We will use a mass start for the 5K and 1K. Start of race is on grass for about 100 yards before reaching a path that is blacktop.

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 Educate Girls to Eradicate Hunger, Inc.:

  • We raise funds to support nonprofit organizations that educate girls in developing countries
  • We inform the public that providing girls secondary schooling can
    • Prevent girls from being infected with HIV, falling victim to human trafficking, and dying during childbirth
    • End the cycle of hunger in one generation

Please visit our website: http://educategirlstoeradicatehunger.org

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What do you get for your entry?

  • Soft cotton/poly blend race t-shirt (Must register by October 24th to be guaranteed a t-shirt)
  • Drawstring bag
  • Finisher medals
  • Custom podium awards
  • Chance to support a local non-profit
  • Fun family experience

Course

Description: This is a flat fast course that uses paved paths and roads, with about 100 yards of grass for the start and the finish.

Timing:  This event will be professionally chip timed by Racine Timing!

Course:  Monocacy Village Park, USATF Course Certification MD15011NP

Turn by Turn Directions (all turns and U-turns will be clearly marked):

  1. Start from Start/Finish east toward gap in trees, leading to the paved path at the edge of the Park.
  2. Proceed to Mohican Dr.
  3. Turn right onto Schifferstadt Blvd.
  4. Make a U-turn at the end of Schifferstadt Blvd and continue north on Schifferstadt Blvd.
  5. Make a U-turn at the end of the median on northbound Shifferstadt Blvd. in front of TJ Middle School, continuing south on Shifferstadt Blvd.
  6. Make a right to Fredericktown Village Path.
  7. Turn left on Dogwood Dr.
  8. Turn right to Monocacy Village Park path.
  9. Re-enter Monocacy Village Park and go straight to the Start/Finish area.

Details

Race Site:
Monocacy Village Park
409 Delaware Road
Frederick, MD 21701

Schedule:
Saturday:

1K Packet Pickup 8:00am – 9:15am
5K Packet Pickup 8:00am – 9:45am
1K Race Start: 9:30 am
5K Race Start 10:00am
Awards Ceremony Immediately following the event

Awards:
Immediately following the completion of the race there will be an awards ceremony for the 5K.

Awards include overall male and female and Age Group winners.  Age Groups are as follows:  15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39,  40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Directions:
Directions from Route 15:
Take the Motter Avenue exit; turn left on West 14th Street; cross over Market Street to East 14th Street; turn right onto East Street; turn left onto Delaware Road; turn left onto Pontiac Avenue; road will dead end into parking lot.  Park straight ahead.

Directions from I-70 W:
Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 54 for Market Street toward MD-355/MD-85/Buckeystown; keep right at the fork, follow signs for East Street/Downtown Frederick and merge onto S East Street; follow S East Street to Delaware Road

Directions from I-70 E:
Use the 2nd from the right lane to take exit 54 for MD-85 toward Downtown Frederick/Buckeystown/MD-355; keep left at the fork, follow signs for East Street/Downtown Frederick and merge onto S East Street; follow S East Street to Delaware Road

Contact: Teresa Pascal, teresa.pascal@gmail.com, 240-338-3009

Pricing

Pricing Tier Date Range 5K Race 1K Fun Run
Early Registration Jun 6 – July 6 $20.00 $10.00
Regular Registration  July 6 – Sept 1 $25.00 $15.00
Late Registration  Sept 1 – Nov 9 $30.00 $20.00
Race Day Registration Race Day (Nov 10) $35.00 $25.00

*Must register by October 24th to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Virtual Runner Option:

We are offering a virtual runner option for this event! A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked)  from any location you choose.  You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.  The first 20 registered virtual runners will be mailed a t-shirt.

A mere $177 pays for a Malawian girl to attend one year of school, including tuition, room and board, textbooks, transportation, school uniform, and learning supplies. That means for every 10 virtual runners we can support a girl for a full year!

Virtual Runner Pricing: $17.70

Refund Policy:  We do not offer refunds for this event.

Photos

2018 Photos

Results

2018 Results

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