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DISCOVER DOWNTOWN COLUMBIA >> 5K

REGISTER IS CLOSED.

VIRTUAL RACE DATE - OCTOBER 4, 2020

Downtown Columbia, MD

Registration closes August 20. 

THE RACE

The 7th Annual  Discover Downtown Columbia 5K has gone VIRTUAL! To read the full announcement, click HERE

We want to inspire you to be POSITIVE and HEALTHY during this time of uncertainty. Join us on October 4th as we complete this run TOGETHER. This virtual 5k is a event that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. On the road, on a trail, on a treadmill - all while maintaining social distancing. Run at your own pace and time it yourself. The race packet for this virtual run includes a race shirt and a finisher’s medal. There are no awards for this run. 

You are welcome to complete your run whenever it best fits your life. Join our virtual run facebook group and show your support for your fellow runner . Be sure to post photos of your training and that you completed your 5K. ​

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS AND SPONSORS!

Howard Hughes, Columbia Association, EaseTech, Merriweather Post Pavillon, Hysteria Brewery, Howard County General Hospital, Howard Community College, Cured, Wendy Slaughter Team, Downtown Columbia Arts & Culture, The Mall In Columnbia, DARS Attorneys at Law, Ameritrade, Residences at Vantage Point, Merriweather Park and Symphony Woods, Whole Foods, Fulton Bank and SiegelLaw.

AGE REQUIREMENT

Runners must be at least 8 years old to participate in this race.

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REGISTER

$25.00 - through August 20, 2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION:

As you know, Maryland and the U.S. are beginning to reopen. At this time, the preferred way to run is solo, and from home. This virtual run strongly discourages running in groups and advises participants to maintain the mandated six feet separation rule. Rip It Events is not responsible for any legal ramifications for violation of state laws. 

REGISTRATION DISCLAIMER

  • All participants must register online.

  • All registrations are final, no refunds. 

  • No registration transfer permitted to other Rip It Events. 

  • No registration transfer permitted to other people. 

  • 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.

  • Rip It Events is not responsible for any legal ramifications for violation of state laws. 

  • We promise to make every effort to mail your shirt and finisher medal prior to Oct 4. However, due to the impact of COVID-19 we can not guarantee delivery by Oct 4. 

  • Please contact Rip It Events with any questions or concerns about your registration at racedirector@ripitevents.com.

DEFERRAL POLICY

Participants may elect to defer their 2020 in-person registration to the 2021 race scheduled for October 3. There is no fee to defer your entry. To defer your registration, email us at racedirector@ripitevents.com. 

COURSE MAP

You are welcome to complete any course you choose. Click HERE to view and download our race course. 

FIINISHER MEDAL​

Athletes who finish this race will receive a finisher medal at the finish line. 

 

PARTICIPANT SHIRT & MEDAL

Participants will receive the shirt size they selected at online registration via mail. For reference, shirts are short sleeve and made by Zorrel Primease. They will be soft cotton type (this is the same shirt type Rip It Events has used for all of 2019). To view the shirt size chart, click HERE. The shirt fits are on the slim side. It is recommended to order one size up. All shirts and medals will be mailed to participants prior to Oct 4. 

PRINT YOUR RACE BIB (optional)

We encourage participants to to print a logo race bib and wear on October 4. Click the button below to view the race bib and print. Be sure to print in LANDSCAPE. This bib is 7.5 in W X 6 in H.  

SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS (optional)

Submitting your results is optional.  Participants can submit their indvidual results online between October 3 - October11. To submit individual results, click the button below. Enter your registration ID, completion time and a photo of your watch or other device. Your registration ID can be found on your confirmation email. To receive a copy of your registration confirmation, please email racedirector@ripitevents.com. 

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