Race for the Family

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jun 11, 2016


Baltimore, MD


Activity Today Later

Running and Walking -5K and 1 mile - Individual Age group/open

$40 $40 Closed

Running and Walking -5K and 1 mile - Individual Age group/open

$45 $45 Closed

About This Activity

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The Cade Foundation's Maryland Race for the Family, hosted by Shady Grove Fertility Center, is our 5k run/walk that celebrates the strength and courage it takes to OVERCOME infertility. All proceeds from the event fund Family Building Grants that help others afford the costs associated with fertility treatment or adoption.





 participants will receive complimentary access to the zoo following the race


 We invite you to run with the animals along a beautiful 5k course that will take you throughout the Baltimore Zoo and around the scenic lake at Druid Hill Park. This year’s race will feature a 5k run5k walk1 mile Family Fun Run, and Savannah’s Playground. Each adult race registration will receive complimentary access to the zoo, an official 2016 MD Race for the Family tech t-shirt, a virtual race "swag bag", and 1 entry into the free IVF cycle drawing provided by Shady Grove Fertility. Additional zoo passes can be purchased by anyone who registers for the 5k or 1-mile event and wants to bring family, friends, or supporters. Join us as we celebrate and spread the message that infertility can be OVERCOME!  

Fundraise for even more chances to win this year's free cycle drawing. For ever $40 raised through our 2016 Maryland Race for the Family Razoo Team Page you will receive 1 additional raffle entry. This is a great way to get your family and friends involved. Vistwww.razoo.com/team/2016raceforthefamily for more information.  


For more information visit www.mdraceforthefamily.com or email us at fundraising@cadefoundation.org.


Please note: Discounted zoo admission tickets for friends, family, and spectators that are not participating in the race are available for purchase as an add-on option after the purchase of one regular race admission. A wristband will be required to enter the zoo for the race and also to re-enter post-race. Wristbands will be distributed at packet pickup or on race day at the registration tent.  

Cancellation Policy: This event will take place rain or shine. The Tinina Q Cade Foundation, Inc. does not offer refunds, rollovers, credits or transfers at anytime. All registrations are final. Participants who register after May 25, 2016 are not garunteed to receive a t-shirt.

Event details and schedule

Event Schedule:

Arrival and Check In: 7am-7:30am

Race Start Time:      8am

Awards Celebration:  9am

Finish Line Party:     8:30am-10am

Savannah's Playground (for children 0-10): 8:30am-10am

What to Bring:  Yourself!  We have all of the registration info and your waiver on file.

Arrival Info:  Please plan to arrive between 7am and 7:30am to allow time for parking, checking in (if you haven't gotten your bib at packet pickup) etc.

What to wear: Comfortable running or walking clothes.

Parking Info:  You will park in front of the entry gate to the Maryland Zoo. Follow the arrows to the main parking lot.

Race Course:

START – is located inside Eagle Gate (near Main Zoo entrance), in line with

the end of the metal black fence on the LEFT.

1 Mile - is located on road after leaving zoo near the Penguin Gate.

2 Mile - is located on the lake loop, just before the tower (octagon shape

with 3 circle windows in a triangle shapes on its’ sides) at the Jones Falls (I-

83) side of the lake.

FINISH - is located at the Water Fowl Gate 7 on the wood chip trail.

Start where described above and down through Plaza Pathway, turn LEFT

and go through train station, out Gate Number 27, turn RIGHT and re-enter

Zoo grounds through Construction Gate Number 25, straight down and

through Gate behind Antelope barn, LEFT at fence line and out through

Antelope Gate. Turn LEFT onto the road and continue until crossing

East/Swan Drives onto a path leading to the lake drive (this is near the

Columbus Statue). Turn left on the lake loop and continue around the lake

clockwise until returning to the same path the runners came down after

crossing intersection of Swan Dr/East Dr. Follow the path, cross the road

here and bare to the left and continue up the hill. Turn left into the Water

Fowl Gate 7.

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