Women’s Distance Festival 5K & Mens 5K

PGRC Women's Distance Festival

Sunday, August 12, 2018
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.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 2018 PGRC Women’s Distance Festival.

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. Park in lot at Herbert Wells Ice Rink – 5211 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740.

REGISTRATION & PREMIUM

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. The first 125 registrants will receive a premium. Registration ends on August 9, 2018, and there will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS.

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).

TRAINING

The Women’s Distance Festival 5K and Men’s 5K race are the target graduation races for the PGRC Running Start Program.

MARYLAND WOMEN’S DISTANCE FESTIVAL

The Women’s Distance Festival has been sponsored and supported by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) since 1979 to celebrate 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.

RACE RESULTS

Check out previous year’s results for the Women’s Distance Festival and Men’s 5K Race on our Race Results page.