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

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Saturday, June 10th, 2017 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Leidos, 6841 Benjamin Franklin Dr.
Columbia, MD  21046
(Note: Please do not enter Leidos through Benjamin Franklin Drive. Proceed on Columbia Gateway Drive to the next unmarked driveway.)

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 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

Entry Fees:

5K now until April 30th:
$40 ages 13+ with shirt, $35 w/o shirt
$30 current government or active duty military (ID will be required at packet pickup)
$25 ages 5-12 with shirt, $20 w/o shirt
UNDER AGE 5: If you want a shirt for your little runner, the fee is $10 per shirt. They will NOT get a race bib - if you want your little one to run with a bib, please register them as the older kids age group!

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 Now until April 30th (NO TIMING CHIP) :
$25 ages 13+ with shirt, $20 w/o shirt
$20 current gov or active duty (ID will be required at packet pickup)
$15 ages 5-12 with shirt, $10 w/o shirt
UNDER AGE 5: If you want a shirt for your little runner, the fee is $10 per shirt. They will NOT get a race bib.

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.

Team Awards: - 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.

Packet Pick-up:

ALL packets must be picked up pre-race day.

Team Packet Pickup:
Thursday June 8, 2017 from 12PM - 7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

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

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

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

Amenities: 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.

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 by Charm City Run. For additional information contact Kelly Dees, 410-308-1870.

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

Have questions about 10th Annual AFCEA Central Maryland Race for Excellence - 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run? Contact Charm City Run Events

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Columbia Gateway
6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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