Springburst 10K & Kids One-Mile Fun Run

Sat April 18, 2020 Glenn Dale, MD US 20769 Directions
Events
Springburst 10K & Free Kids One-Mile Fun Run Canceled

Over the past few weeks, we have been carefully monitoring information from our public officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  state and local officials,  Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and various news outlets regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The situation has been constantly changing, and we have been monitoring shared information to see how we can accommodate our upcoming Springburst race on April 18.  During our committee meeting last week, we decided to cut the number of participants down to under 200 participants from the 250+ we initially had planned, to stay within guidance of our state and federal officials. 

As of today, March 19th, and with the new guidance1 from the CDC regarding the cancellation of gatherings of more than 50 people for the next 8 weeks, we have to make the tough decision of canceling this year’s Springburst race. No race organizer wants to cancel an event, but if public health officials require cancellation, organizers must follow this directive.

Although we are a non-profit, and have incurred some expense, we would like to offer you a refund of your race entry minus the service fee. By providing a refund instead of deferring your entry, we hope you will be encouraged to run with us next year. Individuals, who decide to take to refund option, please send an email to races@pgrc.org.

These are tough times for everyone and has put us all in a very tough position -  runners,  race organizers and even our charity partners. We do not know what will change tomorrow, but we have always prided ourselves on being great stewards to our club members and to our running community. We know this race is part of the RRCA Grand Prix series and many of you have been training and looking forward to running this race.  We are always looking for ways to improve and have been working diligently behind the scenes to give you a better race experience.

I personally want to thank our Springburst planning team, race directors, PGRC club members, volunteers, 10K training program participants and our sponsors, as they have been working hard to organize and prepare for this race.

Lastly, I would like to thank you for signing up for our race.

We truly hope that everyone stays healthy and continue to practice safe habits. We look forward to seeing you at our normal meetups, weekly runs, training programs and most of all, at the starting line next year.

Ndegwa R. Kamau

PGRC President

1.       https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/community-mitigation-strategy.pdf

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Description

Join the Prince George's Running Club (PGRC) for Springburst's 36th year. The event will feature a 6.2 mile out and back course as well as a free kids one mile fun run. 

The 10K race is part of the MDRRCA Race Series

Race premium will include our uniquely designed race T-shirt. All 10K participants registered by March 31, 2020 will receive a shirt. Late registrants are not guaranteed shirt and size.

New for this year registration will remain open through race day. 

Prince George's Running Club members will save $5.00 on their registration fee.  If you are not currently a member, please consider joining.

If you have any questions, please contact races@pgrc.org.

 

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Place
WB&A trail at Glendale Splash Park
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd
Glenn Dale, MD US 20769
Facebook

Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.
Join this event and invite your friends on Facebook.

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.