Friends 10K, 5K, Fun Run and Tot Trot

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Event Info

Date: Sunday, 10/29/2017
Location: Cunningham Falls State Park Houck (Lake) Area. 14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, Maryland, 21788, US
Category:
  • 10K (10 km)

    • 9:00 AM start time
    • $30.00
    • Deadline: 10/25/2017 11:59 PM

    Challenging double-loop of the original paved 5K course. Amongst the fall colors and crisp air in Cunningham Falls State Park. Technical t-shirt provided.

  • 5K (5 km)

    • 9:02 AM start time
    • $30.00
    • Deadline: 10/25/2017 11:59 PM

    Paved, rolling 5K course amongst the fall colors in Cunningham Falls State Park. Technical t-shirt provided.

  • Fun Run/Walk (1.4 mi)

    • 9:05 AM start time
    • $10.00
    • Deadline: 10/26/2017 11:59 PM

    Family-friendly stroll on the pavement in Cunningham Falls State Park, amongst the colorful trees.

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Frederick County's most scenic 5K in the fall foliage and crisp air. 

 

10K.  Challenging double-loop of paved 5K course.  Technical t-shirt provided.  Start 9 am. 

 

5K. Rolling, paved course punctuated by a steep incline at the 2-mile mark.  Not a PR course, but a PR for scenery.  Technical t-shirt provided.  Start 9:01 am. 

 

Fun Run/Walk.  1.4-mile paved stroll well-suited for walkers and families. Start 9:02 am. 

 

Tot Trot.  Free for children age 6 and under. 8:50 am. 

 

Fees:  10K or 5K: $30   Fun Run/Walk: $10. 

 

Late registration and packet pick-up.  TBD.

  

The event meets at the large parking lot in the Cunningham Falls Park William Houck Area.   

Lat/long: 39.6267, -77.4632  It does NOT meet at the park HQ building (14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd. )which is on the other side of the lake.  DIRECTIONS:  From US 15 in Thurmont, take MD 77 west 3 miles.  Turn left on to Catoctin Hollow Rd.  Proceed 1 mile and turn right on to William Houck Lane.  After the entrance station, turn right and find the large parking area.

 

All proceeds benefit the Friends of Cunningham Falls and Gambrill State Parks (www.cunninghamgambrill.org).  Currently, we are working with a contractor to save an important Frederick County cultural resource, the Ironmaster's House, which is adjacent to the Catoctin Iron Furnace.  Help us save the Ironmaster's house! 

 

The Friends provide supplemental support to your Frederick County state parks, including hosting the Maple Syrup Festival each March.  We work with the park manager to provide necessary supplies and address funding constraints.  All-volunteer, the Friends are Combined Federal Campaign charity #93047.