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CCDC Chemical Biological Center Gas Mask Dash

  • Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Grounds Austin Road Gunpowder, MD 21010 (map)
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CCDC Chemical Biological Center Gas Mask Dash is a 5K race and 2 mile fun run/walk that celebrates CCDC Chemical Biological Center's legacy of protecting our warfighters. 


ENTRY ON RACE DAY: Runners who do not possess a valid military identification card or military common access card should arrive at the Route 24 Gate an hour in advance of the start.  DO NOT GO TO THE VISITOR CENTER AS THE GATE HAS APPROVED DIRECT ACCESS. Vehicle drivers will need a valid driver's license, vehicle registration, and their Race Registration email. All passengers will need government-issued photo identification.

Entry Fees:

$20 until April 30th at 6PM
$25 from April 30th at 6PM and thereafter 

Please Note: The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.


Course Information:

The 5k course begins at CAPA Field and winds through base on paved roads. The course will be marked, and maps will be available on race day.


Overall and age group awards will be distributed after the race.


Race t-shirts are guaranteed to all 5k & 2 mile participants registered by April 30th at 6PM (availability and sizes cannot be guaranteed for those registering after the 30th). Water will be available on the 5k course, and course marshals will direct racers at all turns.

Shirt Sizes Available: Men's & Women's Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, XXL (+$2), XXXL (+$4), XXXXL (+$6)

Note: Women's shirts are vneck and very fitted

Packet Pick Up:

**It is highly preferred that registrants use the Packet Pick Ups at either Charm City or on Wednesday to avoid delays on Race morning.

Tuesday, May 7th from 4-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

Wednesday, May 8th from 11:30AM-1:00PM and 3:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Hoyle Gym

Race packets will be available for pickup on Thursday, May 9th (race day) beginning at 6:30 AM at CAPA Field.

CAPA Field
Junkin Rd
APG, MD 21010