Women’s Distance Festival 5K and Fella’s 5K Race (2022 Registration OPEN)

PGRC Women's Distance Festival

August 14, 2022
3.1 miles

Join PGRC for a fun, flat, and scenic 5k race through Lake Artemesia in College Park, MD. This event features two races: The women’s race starts at 7:30 am. This event is part of the Maryland Women’s Distance Festival 5k Series. A men’s race will follow, starting at 8:30 am.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

7:00 AM – Packet pickup begins
7:30 AM – Women’s Distance Festival 5K starts
8:30 AM – PGRC Men’s 5K starts

COURSE & DIRECTIONS

The course will take participants around the flat, scenic Lake Artemesia path for 3.1 miles. Participants can park in the lot at Herbert Wells Ice Rink – 5211 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740, and walk north (via trail or crosswalk) to the race start. 

REGISTRATION & PREMIUM

The first 125 registrants will receive a premium. Registration will close at midnight on 08/13/22. There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS.

For more information and to register please access the Runsignup page: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/CollegePark/PGRCWomensDistanceFestival5KandMens5KRace

AWARDS

Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers of the race (both male and female), and top finishers in 5 year age groups (both male and female).

MARYLAND WOMEN’S DISTANCE FESTIVAL

This is the 43rd year of the Women’s Distance Festival being sponsored and supported by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).  Since 1979 the RRCA has celebrated the history of women’s rights to participate in running events at any distance and at any age. The race culminates the state of Maryland’s RRCA Women’s Distance Festival Series.

VOLUNTEERS

We need your help to make this year’s WDF a success. Volunteer positions include packet pickup, course marshal, water stop, setup, and cleanup. If interested, please contact volunteer@pgrc.org.