The 15th annual Maryland Half Marathon & 5K is back to an in-person event for 2023!
The race is at Maple Lawn in Howard County, MD.
The Maryland Half Marathon will begin at 8:00 AM and the 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 AM.
Yes! There is plenty of FREE parking at the Maple Lawn Community.
Maryland Half Marathon = $75
Maryland 5K = $40
Fundraiser = $0
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.
Yes, you can join a team and combine your fundraising effort with other participants. Your team captain will have access to customize a team fundraising page and all team member pages will be connected to it. This is a great way to rally together and show your support for the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Yes, we need volunteers! There are many ways to volunteer either on race day or for packet pick-up before race day. To see all available options and to sign up, visit: The Maryland Half Marathon & 5K Volunteer Registration (runsignup.com)
More information to come soon.
Yes, you can pick up your packet on race day. Please plan accordingly and give yourself plenty of time as it is usually busy.
You may have someone else pick up your packet (bib number and participant shirt) 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, Maryland Half Marathon and 5K participants are encouraged to fundraise. Fundraising must be complete by June 25 at 11:59 PM.
Please note that if you have already started to fundraise as an individual participant, you cannot join a team. In order to join a team, you must do so before fundraising.
Checks should be made payable to UMMS Foundation with the participant's/fundraiser's name noted on the memo line.
UMMS Foundation, 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).
Click here for a printable donation form.
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.
Yes, friends and family are encouraged to come and visit the vendor booths as well as enjoy the music.
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Fundraising is not required, but strongly encouraged! The University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center needs our support now more than ever as the number of patients coming to UMGCCC seeking cancer care increases each year.
Yes, all contributions are 100% tax deductible. Each contributor receives a tax receipt for their records.
Participants 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 participants. 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 11, 2020. For more information on purchasing a personalized "Run with a purpose!" sign, please email email@example.com or call 410.328.8530.
Yes, the Maryland Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk will be professionally timed by Racine MultiSports.
There will be 8 water stops, 3 with Gatorade for the Maryland Half Marathon and 1 water stop for the 5K.
You must be 14 years of age to run the Maryland Half Marathon.
There is no age limit for the 5K. If you are 13 and under, you will be required to have parental permission.
Yes! We encourage participants of all ages and ability levels to join us. Before beginning any new exercise program—including a new walking or running training regimen—or if you are not feeling well, it is important to consult with your physician.
The Maryland Half Marathon course will be open for 4 hours.
The 5K Run/Walk course will be open for 1 hour.
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