Start & Finish: William Talley Rec Center, 2nd & Bentz Streets, Frederick, MD 21701

Parking: Arrive early to ensure parking on the surrounding streets (W. Patrick St, Carroll Parkway, Bentz St, etc.). The police will close 2nd Street and others in the immediate vicinity around 7:00am. There is a parking garage in the 100 block of W. Patrick Street that would be convenient too.

Race Day Schedule:

7:00-8:15 Registration / Packet Pick Up

7:45 Opening Ceremony

8:00 1K Start (Medals for 10 and under participants immediately following)

8:30 5K Start

10:00 5K Medals / Awards

Awards: Medals for the young 1K trotters. Trophies for the overall top female and male 5K runners and medals for the 5K top finishers in different age/gender categories.

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.

Directions:

From Washington, DC: Take I-270 North to Frederick. I-270 becomes Route 15 at the Frederick County line. Proceed on Route 15 and exit at Rosemont Avenue. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street.

From Hagerstown, MD: Take I-70 East and exit at the Frederick Exit. Once you come off the ramp you will be on Route 40 heading East. Keep going East (past all the shopping malls). Take the Route 15 North exit (it will be on the left). Once you are on Route 15 North, take the Rosemont Avenue exit. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street.

From Gettysburg, PA: Take Route 15 South and exit at the Rosemont Avenue exit. As you come off the ramp, keep bearing right onto Rosemont Avenue. At the very next traffic light, turn right onto W. Second Street.

From Baltimore, MD: Take I-70 West. Exit at the Route 15 North (Gettysburg) exit. Proceed north on Route 15 and get off at the Rosemont Avenue exit. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street. Once on W. Second Street you will pass Culler Lake on your right. When you come to the intersection of W. Second Street and College Ave., find a parking space because the race will start in the block ahead of you --just past the tennis courts. The Armory is at the corner of W. 2nd Street and Bentz Street.

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