Run for Roses, presented by the Montgomery County Road Runners Club, will be held in Wheaton Regional Park at 8:00 AM. This 5K event is for women only and is part of the Maryland Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Women’s Distance Festival (WDF) Grand Prix Series. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in this celebration of women's running that began in 1979 as part of the quest to add women's distance events to the Olympic Games.
Parking will be located in the lot next to the Carousel and in the Pine Lake Lot, as needed.
Packet pickup will take place on race morning ONLY and will be located in the dirt turnaround lot at the southern end of the Carousel lot.
There will be one water stop along the course. Refreshments will be available at the race pavilion.
TIMING, SCORING & AWARDS
This race will be chip-timed and results (both gun and net) will be posted on www.mcrrc.org within 6 hours of the race. Top individual and team finishers in the Mother / Daughter and Grandmother / Granddaughter competitions will receive awards. All participants will receive a long-stemmed rose at the finish line.