The Montgomery County Road Runners Club, in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland, invites runners and walkers to participate in a 5K run/walk through the City of Gaithersburg’s “Winter Lights Festival” in Seneca Creek State Park on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 6:00 pm.
Saturday, Nov 17:
Before the race — Race Start is 6:00 pm so please allow enough time to park and pick up your packet before race start
See the course map here.
Winter Lights features more than 380 illuminated vignettes and 65 animated displays. Theme areas include Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, North Pole, Toyland, and Penguin Cove. Given that this is a mostly FUN event, strollers will be permitted but must start in the back (no charge for the strollee). Children must stay in the stroller at all times. Registration is $35 for ages 15 and under; $40 for everyone else (16 & up).
The event will be timed for those who wish race, however, walkers are also welcome.
There will be a 900 participant (runners + walkers) maximum due to available parking at the park. The race has sold out within 10 days of opening for the past several years, DO NOT delay in registering!!
Packet Pick Up
Packet pickup is Friday night November 16th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Activity Center at Bohrer Park (next to Gaithersburg High School), 506 S. Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.
It is also on Saturday before the race between 5:00 pm and 5:45 pm at the tent next to the finish line.