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5th Annual Best of the Best 5K
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
Silver Spring, MD
About This Activity
5th Annual Best of the Best 5K - 2015
Rory J. Weichbrod Unfinished Business, Inc. (RJW) will be hosting its 4th Annual Rory and Adam's Best of the Best 5k run/walk event. The event takes place on a certified closed road course (MD12001JS) registered with the USATF in Sligo Creek Park of Silver Spring, Maryland. This event honor's Rory Weichbrod and Adam Hosinski both lost their lives at the hands of a drunk driver.
Back by popular demand, our Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest. If your favorite pet is up for some competition, bring him/her along for a costume contest that will take place following the run.
We will also have an extensive list of silent auction and raffle items available. You can see a list of our current items on our website. Be sure to check back frequently as new items are still coming in.
Available following the run and provided by Panera Bread, Starbucks Coffee, and Trader Joes.
The course is along Sligo Creek Parkway on the paved road between Forest Glen Rd and University Blvd. While the race is timed for those race enthusiasts, it is just as fun for families and friends to come out and enjoy. There will be course marshals stationed along the course, a water station, as well as refreshments at the Finish Line! The course map can be viewed by clicking the link above and is available on our website.
Click here to be directed to the race website and also to learn more about Rory's Unfinished Business.
This is a family friendly event. Walkers are more than welcome to bring strollers and pets. However, headsets, inline skates, bikes, and skateboards are not allowed.
Before August 31st:
*Children under 12 yrs $20
After August 31st:
*Children under 12 yrs $30
Day of Race Registration:
*Children under 12 yrs $35
*Kids 5 and under are free!
Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest:
For those who wish to enter their dog or puppy in a Howloween Costume Contest:
Entry into the competition will be rigorous and require a $5 donation on behalf of your pet. Prize for top dog and treats for all!
Race Packet Pick Up Prior to Race Day:
Packet Pick-up will take place at City Sports in downtown Silver Spring, MD. City Sports is located at 8510 Fenton Street Silver Spring, MD 20910. The packet pick-up date and time: Friday, October 10th from 4-7pm.
For those that did not register online, you will have an opportunity to register at packet pick-up as well as get a sneak peak of all of our silent auction items.
Check our website for updates.
Race Day Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration: Saturday, October 11th from 7:15am-8:15am Sligo Creek Park at Dennis Avenue 10200 Sligo Creek Pkwy Silver Spring, MD 20902
Plenty of free parking available on site with additional free parking available on Dennis Avenue.
100% of the proceeds from this race will benefit the mission of Rory J. Weichbrod Unfinished Business, Inc. To date, RJW has been able to offer $6,350 in scholarships which aid us in accomplishing our mission.
Transponder timing provided by Race DC Timing will be used to score the race. The system uses the Chronotrack B-Tag which is attached to runners' bib and records the exact time a runner crosses the starting line and the finish line, resulting in a net time for each runner. The B-Tag is disposable.