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10th Annual AFCEA Central Maryland Race for Excellence: 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

  • Leidos 6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive Columbia, MD, 21046 United States (map)

Online registration is now closed. Registration is available on race day morning.

Please join us for the 10th Annual AFCEA Central Maryland Race for Excellence: 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 10, 2017. The post race celebration includes water, snacks, and a complimentary light breakfast for participants. After the race join us at Nottingham's to continue the festivities.


Entry Fees:

5K After May 1st (shirts are NOT guaranteed for those who register later than May 21st and will be provided on a first come, first served basis for those who register after May 21st):
$45 ages 13+ with shirt, $40 w/o shirt
$35 current government or active duty military (ID will be required at packet pickup)
$30 ages 5-12 with shirt, $25 w/o shirt

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk after May 1st (NO TIMING CHIP) (shirts are NOT guaranteed for those who register later than May 21st and will be provided on a first come, first served basis for those who register after May 21st):
$30 ages 13+ with shirt, $25 w/o shirt
$25 current gov or active duty military (ID required at packet pickup)
$20 ages 5-12 with shirt, $15 w/o shirt
There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

The event will be held rain or shine and no refunds of entry will be given.

NO PETS will be allowed at the Franklin Center for this event.


RACE INFORMATION


RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Same Day Registration/Late Check-in: 7:30 AM
Warm Up and Announcements: 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
5K race starts at 9:00 AM
1 Mile Fun Run starts at 9:05 AM
Awards Ceremony: 10:00 AM
After Party at Nottinghams: 10:30AM - 2:30PM

**Please do not enter Leidos through Benjamin Franklin Dr. - Proceed on Columbia Gateway Drive to the next unmarked driveway.


PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION

ALL packets must be picked up pre-race day.

Individual Packet Pickup:
Friday, June 9, 2017 4PM - 7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045


TEAMS

Largest team award goes to the team that has the most number of 5K finishers - Fastest team award goes to the team that has the fastest combined 5K time of its top four finishers. Both will recieve trophies.


COURSE

USAT&F-certified; this is a loop course that is relatively flat, but the inclines are certain to provide a challenge.


AMENETIES

T-shirts are guaranteed to registrants who register by May 21st; water and splits on the 5K course; a light breakfast will be provided to registered runners immediately after the AFCEA 5K.

***Breakfast is limited to paid participants; a racer bib will be required to gain entry to the meal tent.  Granola bars, light fruit, and water will be available to everyone.

Post Race Party: Nottingham’s (8850 Stanford Boulevard, Columbia, MD 21045)


AWARDS

Top three male and female finishers overall as well as in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.


VOLUNTEERS

This event requires the efforts of many volunteers who will help run the event. If you or someone you know would like to volunteer, please email 5k@centralmd.afceachapters.org with your availability and interest.  Volunteers are needed for bag stuffing, setup, and on race day.


RACE MANAGEMENT

Race Management is provided by Charm City Run. For additional information contact our race team at 410-308-1870 or events@charmcityrun.com.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Abi Stanley (5k@centralmd.afceachapters.org) for more information or with any questions.


EVENT GUIDELINES

Please no roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant.