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Get Ready for Race Season

Apr 09, 2012 11:15PM ● By Anonymous

We've compiled a list of the area's upcoming races. And, with courses that range from 1-mile fun runs to half marathons, there's something for everyonefrom the beginner to the season pro.


May 5

14th Annual SIDS Walk/Run at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. 1-; 3-; 7-miles. 8:30 a.m.

May 19

Endless Summer 6-Hour Run at Quiet Waters Park. 7:30 a.m. 4 miles.

Annapolis 1 Mile Challenge throughout downtown Annapolis. 8 a.m.

June 2

Zooma Annapolis Half Marathon & 10K at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. 7 a.m.

Wednesdays of June 13, 20, and 27

All Comers Track Meets at Annapolis High School. 6 p.m. Contact Dan Masterson at

June 17

Dawson's Father's Day 10k at Severna Park High School. 8 a.m.

Eastern Shore

April 29

Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run at the Betteron Volunteer Fire Company, Betterton. 36- or 60-miles. 7:30 a.m.

May 5

Six Pillars Century Cycling Fundraiser at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge. 37-; 56- 70.3; or 100-mile bike rides. 7 a.m.

May 12

Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Cambridge. 8 a.m. 10k run and 3k walk.

CONNOR'Smiles 5k/10k and Fun Run at Camp Pecometh, Centreville. 9 a.m.

May 19

St. Michaels Running Festival throughout St. Michaels. Features a variety of courses and events. Times vary.

June 2

Rock Hall International Triathlon at the Rock Hall Landing, Rock Hall. 1500-meter swim; 24.65-mile bike; 10k run. 8 a.m.

Kent Island Rock N Run at the Chesapeake Bay Exploration Center, Chester. 5-mile run. 8:30 a.m.

June 3

Surf Swap Challenge at Fager's Island, Ocean City. 2.5-mile and 5-mile standup paddleboard race. 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Blackwater Duathlon at Cambridge South Dorchester High School, Cambridge. 10k run; 70k bike; 10k run. 7 a.m.

Rock Hall Sprint Triathlon at the Rock Hall Landing, Rock Hall. 750-meter swim; 15-mile bike; 5k run. 9 a.m.

June 10

EnduraFit Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon at Great Marsh Park, Cambridge. 1.2-mile swim; 56-mile bike; 13.1-mile run. 6:30 a.m.

EagleMan USATMA Championship AquaVelo at Great Marsh Park, Cambridge. 1.2-mile swim; 56-mile bike. 6:30 a.m.

West County

May 6

Terrapin & Hare 5k Mud Run at Terrapin Adventures, Savage. 8 a.m.

May 20

The Columbia Traithlon at Centennial Lake, Ellicott City. 1.5k swim; 41k bike; 10k run. 6:40 a.m.

June 9

Crofton Kiwanis 10K Challenge at the Crofton Parkway, Crofton. 8 a.m.

June 24

Celebrating Heroes Triathlon at Centennial Lake, Ellicott City. .62 mile swim; 17.5 mile bike; 3.4 mile run. 7 a.m.


April 29

ROAR for Autism at Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville. 5-; 10-; 25-; 50-mile bike rides. 6 a.m.

July 14

Urban Dare Baltimore at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore. Part running - part skills challenge - part trivia quiz. 12 p.m.