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POLICE PACE - 5K, 10K AND 1 MILER

September 11, 2022 | Ellicott City, MD | 9:00 AM

Register by Aug 18 to be guaranteed a shirt. 

In partnership with the Howard County Police Foundation
to benefit the Howard County Police Department.

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Race Sponsored By

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THE RACE

Help the Howard County Police Foundation raise funds to support the department with special needs and programs not met through the annual budget process, including youth programs, special equipment and scholarships. A portion of all registration fees is donated to the Police Foundation. 

This race is appropriate for all level runners.

Race registration includes a shirt and finisher medal.

SPONSORSHIP

Interested in sponsoring the race or donating 

to the Howard County Police Foundation? Click HERE. ​

RACE LOCATION

Centennial Park - South Entrance

10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

AGE REQUIREMENT

Runners must be at least 7 years old to participate in the 5K and 10 years old

to participate in the 10K. Runners of any age can participate in the 1 miler.

REGISTRATION
Registration fee for the 5K, 10K and 1 Miler a finisher medal.
Register by Aug 18 to be guaranteed a shirt. 

5K

$30.00 - April 1 - April 3, 2022

$40.00 - April 4 - June 30, 2022

$45.00 - July 1 - August 31, 2022 

$50.00 - September 1 - 8, 2022

$50.00​​ - September 11, Race Day

10K

$40.00 - April 1 - April 3, 2022

$50.00 - April 4 - June 30, 2022

$55.00 - July 1 - August 31, 2022 

$60.00 - September 1 - 11, 2022

$60.00​​ - September 11, Race Day

1 Miler

$15.00 (pre-race and race day)

Registration Opens April 1, 2022
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.

RACE SWAG
Registration fee includes soft cotton t-shirt and finisher medal.

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RACE INFORMATION

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AT RACE VENUE ON SEPT 11

7:30 AM - Packet Pick Up opens

8:46 AM - September 11 Ceremony (optional attendance)

9:00 AM- The 5K, 10K & 1 Miler distance will start at the same time

(click HERE to see start line locations)

10:30 AM - 5K awards ceremony

10:45 AM - 10K awards ceremony

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. All runners must pick up their race packet at ONE of the following dates/time.

 

Saturday, September 10

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at race venue

 

Sunday, Sept 11

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM at race venue

 

RACE CATEGORY CHANGES 

If you decide to switch from the 10K to the 5K (or vice versa), please let us know by email prior to race day or in-person (prior to the start of the race) on race day. The deadline to switch race category by email is September 8, 2022. Please email racedirector@ripitevents.com.

START LINE

The 5K/10K will start and finish in the grass field under the inflatable arch.

The 1 Miler will start on the road above the grass field. The 1 miler will join the 5K/10K course at mile 0.5 and finish under the arch in the grass field. Click HERE to view course map. 

PARTICIPANT SHIRT & FINISHER MEDAL

Register by Aug 18 to be guaranteed a shirt. 

Participants will receive the shirt size they selected at online registration. Runners who register after the guaranteed t-shirt deadline will be given a shirt AFTER the race. Shirt size exchanges 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 throughout the race. To access results on race day, go to www.ripitevents.com and access the "Results" webpage from your smartphone. 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+.

Additional top finisher awards to the following categories:

HCPD Police Officer

Non-HCPD Police Officer

HCPD Civillian

HCPD Dispatcher

Firefighter/EMS

PARKING

Participants may park inside Centennial Park in any public space. Additional parking will be along side of route 108 leading up to the park.

 

CONTACT

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