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DISCOVER DOWNTOWN COLUMBIA 5K/10K

April 23, 2023 | Columbia, MD | 8:00 AM

 Registration Opens On Dec 2, 2022 

REGISTER

In partnership with the Downtown Columbia Partnership.

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THE RACE

Starting and finishing at Colorburst Park in the Merriweather District, this race is appropriate for all level runners. Race registration includes a shirt, finisher medal and beer!

RACE LOCATION

6000 Merriweather Drive, Columbia, MD 21044

West side of the Juniper Apartment Building

AGE REQUIREMENT

Runners must be at least 10 years old to participate in the 10K.

Runners must be at least 7 years old to participate in the 5K. 

Pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official

wheeled vehicles are prohibited.

REGISTRATION

 Registration Opens on Dec 2, 2022 
Registration fee includes soft cotton t-shirt, finisher medal and beer!
10K
$40.00 - Dec 2 - Dec 4, 2022

$50.00 - Dec 5 - Dec 31, 2022

$55.00 - Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2023 

$60.00 - Mar 1 - Apr 20, 2023

$60.00 - Apr 23, Race Day​

5K

$30.00 - Dec 2 - Dec 4, 2022

$40.00 - Dec 5 - Dec 31, 2022

$45.00 - Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2023 

$50.00 - Mar 1 - Apr 20, 2023

$50.00 - Apr 23, Race Day

Registration transfers are not permitted to other Rip It Events. Race organizers reserve the right to close registration due to capacity limits. Race organizers reserve the right to delay or cancel event due to extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official wheeled vehicles are prohibited.
 

SWAG

Registration fee includes t-shirt, finisher medal and beer!
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RACE INFO

RACE VENUE

6000 Merriweather Drive, Columbia, MD 21044

West side of the Juniper Apartment Building

PACKET PICK UP 

Registered participants are required to pick up their packet before the start of the race. You packet includes your race bib and timing chip. If you're unable to attend packet pick-up, someone may pick up your packet on your behalf. Please choose one of the following packet pick up options: 

Saturday, April 22 at race venue

TBD

Sunday, April 23 at race venue

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

RACE START

8:00 AM - Mass Start

RACE CATEGORY CHANGES 

Prior to race weekend:

If you decide to switch from the 10K to the 5K (or vise versa), please let us know by email prior to race day. The deadline to switch your race category by email is Thursday, April 20. Please send email to racedirector@ripitevents.com.

 

Prior to the start of the race:

Runners may elect to switch from the 10K to the 5K (or vice versa), at packet pick up on April 22 or 24. Please let us know when you pick up your race bib. 

Switching during the race:

For 10K runners - If during the race, you decided not to complete both loops of the 10k course, you will be removed from the race results (marked as DQ) and will not be eligible for awards. 10K runners will still receive a finisher medal.

PARTICIPANT SHIRT & FINISHER MEDAL

Register by April 1 to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Participants will receive the shirt size they selected at online registration. We will purchase extra participant shirts to anticipate final registration numbers. Shirt size exchange can be completed at the conclusion of the race. Athletes will receive a finisher medal at the finish line. 

TIMING & RESULTS

This race will use bib tag timing. Your timing chip will be affixed to the back side of your bib number. Please do not remove your timing chip. This event will be publishing LIVE results through out the race. To access results on race day, go to www.ripitevents.com and access the "Results" webpage from your smart phone. Choose this race from the race options and enter your bib number on the results page.

AWARDS

Awards will be given to top 3 finishers in the following group categories for both the 5K & 10K:  Overall, 7-8, 9-10, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.  ​

 

PARKING

Participants may park in the public parking garage for this event near the race venue. Use 6000 Merriweather Drive, Columbia, MD 21044 to get to the race venue on race morning. Following parking signs to access the parking garage. Then follow venue signs to get to packet pick up and the start/finish line.

 

CONTACT

We look forward to see you on race morning! Please send us questions/concerns at racedirector@ripitevents.com.