- Leave any unnecessary bags/clothing in vehicles
- Do not leave bags/gear unattended
- Respect all areas blocked for no parking or pedestrian access
- Be aware of your surroundings at all times
- “If You See Something, Say Something.” Report suspicious activity immediately to the nearest police officer, event official or by calling 9-1-1
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- The Half Marathon and Team Relay start at 7:00am on Sun., May 7
- The 5K starts at 6pm on Sat., May 6
- The Kids Fun Run will be held at 5pm on Sat., May 6
Sat., May 6 2016 from 10am-6pm at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Building 9.
Runners need to bring a copy of their E-Registration Card. This will be emailed out on May 1, 2017 by 4pm. You must print this out or show it on your electronic device at bib pick up.
First off, Don’t panic! E-Cards will not be sent to the email box that you used when you registered until May 1st by 4pm If it is AFTER this date and time, Please check your spam box first and then email [email protected] for troubleshooting tips.
Runners who pick up their race bib at the Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday will get their shirt that day. Runners who pick up at a satellite location will receive their shirt outside in the Celebration Village after they finish.
The Kids Fun Run will be held at 5pm on Sat., May 6. We will have two race distances available for children ages 12 and under. Kids ages 8 – 12 will run 1/2 of the track (about 1/2 mile). Kids age 7 and Under will run 1/4 of the track (about 1/4 mile). Both distances finish at the same finish line as the adult races. All Kids Fun Run distances are untimed.
Yes, if you would like to upgrade to a longer distance you may do so by paying the price difference here. under manage registration.
Yes, if you would like to downgrade to a shorter distance you may also do so by managing registration here.
No, unfortunately we do not allow transfers or refunds. You may be able to defer until 2018.
If you are unable to run the race in 2017 for any reason you may move your entry till 2018. The fee to defer is $25 and will cover the total cost of your registration for the following year in the same race. You may also do so by managing registration here. The deadline to defer is 2 weeks before the race.
* Please note if you are registered for multiple races as part of a package i.e Nut Job, MD Double, King Crab by deferring your entry you defer ALL your races until next year. If you wish to break apart your races before deferring please contact [email protected]
Yes, please login to your team registration and “add/drop” members. After online registration closes changes must be made at packet pick up. After this date, you can print THIS FORM and bring it with you during packet pick up or to the expo. Remember, if you use the form, your new teammate must sign it as it contains their waiver.
No, we do not send out any race packets.
We ask that each runner pick up their own packet. We offer various satellite packet pick up locations.
You can receive your premium item if you come to Health & Fitness Expo with your e-registration card on Saturday, May 6th. Premium items will not be mailed.
Yes. If you need to change information please do so by managing registration here.
The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, the Frederick Running Festival encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of the event
Runners competing for awards or prize money may not use headphones of any kind, and will not be eligible for any award or prize money if such a device is worn. USA Track & Field Rule 144.3, states that the visible possession or use by athletes of video, audio, or communications devices in the competition area (which includes iPods, MP3 and other musical devices) is considered assistance and is therefore are prohibited.
If you chose to use headphones, please be respectful of the other participants and the race officials by keeping your volume to a minimum. If wearing headphones results in your being unable to hear verbal instructions or commands from race officials, you will be asked to relinquish the device.