Welcome to Run for Roses!

Run for Roses is a special 5K race for women only and part of the Maryland Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Women’s Distance Festival (WDF) Grand Prix Series. It also celebrates the achievements of the Beginning Women Runners Program participants as many of them participate in their first 5K.

This year Run for Roses is expanding the opportunity for Team participation! In addition to the existing Mother/Daughter Team category, women runners can now sign up as a Grandmother/Granddaughter Team or as a general RfR Team with their friends, family, running club, work associates, complete strangers, Olympic athletes, etc.

RfR StartAll finishers receive long-stem roses and certificates. Awards are presented to the top three overall finishers, first master, first two in each age group (15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49 , 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84 and 85 +) and the first three Mother/Daughter, first two Grandmother/Granddaughter, and first two RfR Teams. No duplicate individual awards. Enjoy plentiful refreshments, random awards, and free performance assessments post-race while you relax in beautiful surroundings.