The Polakoff Foundation 5k & Family Fun Run to Fight Glaucoma

Event Date

Sun, May 18, 2014


Cockeysville, MD

About This Activity

Join us for the 2nd annual Polakoff Foundation 5k Race and 1 Mile Family Fun Run to Fight Glaucoma!

Registration Fees:

5k: $25 until May 15, $30 at packet pickup and on race day

1 Mile Fun Run: $20 until May 15, $25 at packet pickup and on race day

The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.

Please consider asking your friends and family to support our race by going to our Race site at and clicking on "Support the Runners" to make a donation. Your help is appreciated in creating awareness for our Fight Against Glaucoma.

Course Information:

The 5k course will consist of an out-and-back on Beaver Dam Road, with a turnaround on Gilroy Road. Police will monitor traffic on the roads. Strollers and headphones are NOT allowed on the course. The 1 mile fun run will take place inside of Oregon Ridge Park on mostly grass surfaces.



Top 3 overall males and females, as well as the top male and female finishers in each age group as follows:

18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, and 40+


T-shirts guaranteed to 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run participants who register no later than April 25, 2014. Shirt sizes and availability NOT guaranteed to those who register after this cutoff. Water will be available at the halfway point of the 5k course, and course marshals will direct racers at major turns.

Packet Pick Up:

Packets will be available beginning at 7:00 AM on race day at the 5k start/finish line inside Oregon Ridge Park.


All race proceeds will benefit The Samuel R. and Denise F. Polakoff Foundation, Ltd (The Polakoff Foundation), an organization founded in 2006 to assist in the fight against glaucoma by raising funds, creating awareness and making services available to glaucoma patients and those who may be at risk for glaucoma. More information about the Polakoff Foundation can be found on their website at


TBB Supply Chain Guardian Service

Velocity Performance Apparel

Event schedule and times

7:00 AM - Packet Pickup Opens

8:00 AM - Pacet Pickup for 5k Race Closes

8:05 AM - Final Annoucements & Instructions for 5k Runners

8:10 AM - 5k Race Begins

9:00 AM - Family Fun Run Begins

9:15 AM - 5k Awards Ceremony

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