Hagerstown 5K Run

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023 • 9:00am  
Location: Halfway Park, 17901 Halfway Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Type: 5K Run
Distance: 5K (3.1 Miles)
Contact: Race Director, Ken Racine [email protected] 301-991-0461
Status: Registration is open


Welcome to the official site of the 15th Annual Hagerstown 5K Run, presented by Racine MultiSports.

Description: This 5K Run will start and end at Halfway Park in Hagerstown, MD…..just 25 minutes from Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. This is a great park for running. The road and path are good surfaces and the vehicular traffic is minimal. The elevation is mild with no major climbs. This race runs at the same time as the Hagerstown Duathlon and Hagerstown Youth Duathlon. Come experience a running event that intermingles with multi-sport athletes! Enjoy spectating the multi-sport action after your event!

Race Limit: 200 participants

Giving: This race will benefit the Cedar Ridge Children’s Home. Cedar Ridge provides quality residential care for abused, abandoned, neglected, adjudicated and emotionally challenged boys between the ages of 6 and 14. www.cedarridge.org


What do you get for your entry?

  • Well organized and professional event, of course!
  • Free Race Photos. See photo page here of past races.
  • Race Technical Shirt
  • Swag Bag of goodies
  • Custom Awards
  • Post Race Food
  • Real-Time Kiosk Results
  • Satisfaction of finishing a multisport race!
  • Meeting other athletes and establishing new friends!!!


Run Course: The run will be an out and back course using the same 5K course as the Duathlon.

Start: We will use a mass start for this event. 

Timing: This event will be professionally chip timed! We will be providing race day results at our results kiosk immediately after you finish your race. We will also 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.

Course Support: We will have water and sport drink at the water stations as well as at the finish line. You will have 3 opportunities to hydrate on the course. The water stations are located approximately at miles .9, 1.5, 2.2. We will also have food items and beverages at the finish line area for volunteers and participants only.

Athlete Responsibility: It is the athletes responsibility to know the course. Please study the map, or even better practice, the course.


Pricing includes cotton/poly blend long-sleeved race shirt, food, and free race photos.

Pricing Tier Date Range Price
Early Registration Nov 1 – Dec 31 $20.00
Tier 1 Registration  Jan 1-Mar 15 $25.00
Tier 2 Registration Mar 16 -Apr 5 $30.00
Final Apr 6- Race Day  $35.00

Refund Policy: Racine MultiSports does not offer refunds for this race, however race insurance is available for purchase during registration.

If you are unable to race and did not buy insurance you can cancel your registration and receive a coupon to use towards another Racine MultiSports race within 12 months of your race date.  The coupon value is determined below. The cancellation offer will expire when we are 10 days out from the race or closer. Contact us at [email protected] to initiate this process.

Coupon rules:

  1. Races not sold out, you will receive a 75% coupon credit up to 10 days prior to the event.
  2. Races sold out or within 10 days of the event, there is no coupon offer for cancellations.
  3. The coupon value will be deducted from the fee you are paying for a future race. You will owe any balance due over the coupon value. (example: if the race is $75.00 and your coupon value is $50.00 then you will need to cover the $25.00 difference).
  4. This policy only only applies to the race entry fee,  not USAT or registration processing fees.



5:30pm – 7:00pm (Friday): Packet Pickup- at Mercury Endurance Cycles
6:30am – 8:15am (Saturday): Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
8:50am: 5K Pre-Race Briefing
9:00am: 5K Race Start
10:00am (approx.): 5K Awards Ceremony

*Please keep in mind that we will have multiple races on the same day so expect long lines. It will be best to come early. Race numbers must be worn on the front of your shirt or waist and be visible the entire race.


Awards will go to the top finisher in each of the following categories.  As this race grows we will offer awards deeper into each category.

Overall Male and Female
Masters Overall Male and Female (40+)
Age Groups Male and Female:  15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race.  No award will be mailed automatically.  For a fee of $20, we will mail your award upon your request.

Event Rules: The park road is not closed to vehicular traffic so runners must be observant at all times.  Runners must obey all race official instructions.  Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. Cutting the course or interfering with other athletes will result in disqualification. Race numbers must be worn on the front of your shirt or waist and be visible the entire race.

Swag: Here is the 2023 Swag.


FREE Photos – Our Gift to You!

Racine MultiSports would like to show our appreciation to our loyal fans by providing you with free race photos!  That’s right…FREE!

We will be providing you with all the digital photos taken by Hypnotic Imagery at our events.  You will be able to view, download and share your race photos by visiting the link provided below.  You will have to create an account the first time you visit a PASS photo link.

Please realize that with this offer we cannot ensure to capture you in each phase of the race. Additionally we will not be able to separate your photos by bib number.  You will have to scroll through the race photos to find your photos.  But we feel that is a way better deal than having to pay for race photos.


Course Record Holders:

Doug Oates 0:16:01 (2009 Oct)

Michelle Miller 0:18:28 (2012 July)

Male Female
2019 Doug Oates 18:53 Megan Martin 19:48
2018 Neal Riemenschneider 22:01 Elizabeth Bostic 22:53
2017 Brendean Glover 16:34 Kallie Green 23:31
2016 Rubiano Betancur 21:50 Lidiaveen Smith 28:22
2015 Brandon Racine 18:19 Katie Bowyer 23:55
2014 Daniel Reichmann 20:07 Brittany Appleby 23:21
2013 Rob Hovermale 18:39 Barbara Sudduth 23:50
2012 Mike Meadows 19:03 Kristina Ulrich-Tigue 22:48
2011 Brandon Racine 0:21:13 Rebecca Brown 0:25:41
2010 John Verbeten 0:22:50 Melissa Raymond 0:24:02
2009 Rob Hovermale 0:17:01 Karen Oyster 0:21:43



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