Below are some answers to important questions you may have about the race.
Yes, the Half Marathon, 5K and Kid's Fun Run finishers will receive a medal.
More information to come.
Yes, you can pick up your packet on race day. Please plan accordingly and give yourself plenty of time as it may be busy.
You may have someone else pick up your packet (bib number, participant shirt and Goodie Bag) during any of the packet pick-ups. The person getting your packet will need a signed note from you or a copy of an email from you and his/her photo ID. Please don't send the note authorizing someone to pick up your packet directly to us. The person picking up your packet should bring the note (or a printout of an email) with him/her to a packet pick-up location!
YES!! All fundraisers, Half Marathon and 5K runners are encouraged to fundraise and earn premiums.
Checks should be made payable to UMMS Foundation/MHM with the runner/fundraiser's name noted on the memo line.
UMMS Foundation/MHM, Attn: Tara Ettinger, 110 South Paca Street, 9th floor, Baltimore, MD 21201
Note: please do not send cash donations in the mail—convert to money order (made payable to UMMS Foundation/MHM).
Yes, but only if we know whose fundraising campaign to credit. To ensure you receive credit for these donations be sure to include a note with your name so we can credit the donation to your fundraising total. In order for the people that have donated to get a tax receipt, we will also need their name, mailing address, and donation amount.
Maryland Half Marathon - $75.00(increases to $90.00 on raceday)
5K - $40.00
Kids Fun Run - $20.00
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Please note – your credit card statement will reflect the University of Maryland Medical System as the vendor for all Maryland Half Marathon & 5K credit card transactions.
The Half Marathon will begin at 8:00 a.m., the 5K will beging at 8:30 a.m. and the Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 8:45 a.m.
The race begins and ends at Maple Lawn.
Yes! There is plenty of FREE parking at the Maple Lawn Community.
Yes, friends and family are encouraged to come and visit the vendor booths as well as enjoy the music.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia/Laurel
7531 Montpelier Road
Laurel, MD 20723
2.3 miles from Maple Lawn
Fundraising is not required, but strongly suggested! You can earn cool incentive premiums and you will be raising money for the battle against cancer.
Yes, all contributions are 100% tax deductible. Each contributor receives a tax receipt for their records.
Runners will be treated to a variety of food and beverages after the race. There will be more food available for purchase after the race (and plenty of free samples too!).
Yes! A limited number of inspirational "Run with a purpose!" signs are available for personalization. These signs will be posted along the course with encouraging messages for our runners. All signs will include "Run for:" printed in the upper left corner. The cost is $50 per sign. Payment and content is due by May 21, 2018. For more information on purchasing a personalized "Run with a purpose!" sign, please email email@example.com or call 410.328.8530.
There will be 8 water stops, 3 with Gatorade for the Half Marathon and 1 water stop for the 5K.
Fleet Feet Sports Baltimore offers group training.
Jack Beach USATF Certified Level 1 Coach and RRCA Certified Coach offers personal and group training.
You must be 14 years of age to run the Half Marathon.
There is no age limit for the 5K. If you are 13 and under, you will be required to have parental permission.
The Kids Fun Run is approximately half a mile and is open to all children 12 and under. Click here for more information.
The Half Marathon course will be open for 4 hours.
The 5K course will be open for 1 hour.
Contact Tara Ettinger at: