2014 College Park Cares 5K


Event Date

Sat, Sep 27, 2014


College Park, MD

About This Activity

September 27th event in College Park, MD

5K Race and Kids’ Run (12 and under)
The Tenth Annual College Park Cares 5K Race and Kids Fun Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. The race organizer, The Vecna Cares Charitable Trust, has partnered this year with the City of College Park and the race will kick off events for College Park Day.
The events start with the Kids Fun Run at 8:45 am, followed by the 5K Race. The 5K race (3.1 miles) begins and ends near at the site of the former 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, 5240 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD (across the street from the Ellen E. Linson Splash Park.  This flat, USATF certified course, features electronic timing and is designed for speed and setting personal records.
Guests are invited and encouraged to head to the College Park Day Festival for Post-Race entertainment, additional food and beverages, kids activities, and more starting at 11:00am and just down the street from the start of the College Park Cares 5k. For further information about College Park Day visit their website at www.CollegeParkDay.org.

Course details are still being finalized.
Additional Information
Detailed information regarding the event and activities can be found at  www.collegeparkcares.org
Registration can be done through the Register Now link on Active.com.
Registration Fees

Individual 5K  
     $25 before 9/1/14
     $30 before 9/24/14
     $30 on Race Day
Team 5K
     $20 before 9/1/14
     $25 before 9/24/14
     $25 on Race Day
School Team 5K (Elementary - High School)
     $15 before 9/1/14
     $20 before 9/24/14
     $20 on Race Day
Kids Race
Technical (moisture wicking) shirts will be available for the first 100 paid registrants.  Shirts are not available to kids run participants. Requested shirt sizes are only guaranteed for those who register by Wednesday, September 3.
Please contact the Race Director at cpc5k@vecna.com with any questions.

Event details and schedule

7:30 AM – On-site Registration & Packet Pickup
8:45 AM – Kids’ Run
9:00 AM – 5K Start
10:00 AM – Winners Announced
10:30 AM – Awards Ceremony

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