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Virtual 5K

$0 Registration ends June 14, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT

Virtual 1 Mile Fun Run

$0 Registration ends June 14, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT
Anywhere! We are virtual this year.


Anywhere you want---we’re virtual this year!



The ‘Virtual Matzohball 5K’ will begin on

Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at 9 a.m. and run through Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 5 p.m.


To visit the official race page:


Entry Fees 5k and 1 Mile

Race Entry is FREE! Anyone can enter!



Run your own 1 mile or 5K “course” anywhere--- on a treadmill, in your neighborhood, or any other accessible area.  All we ask is that you follow safe guidelines for maintaining physical distancing. Track your time using a FitBit, Apple Watch, Strava, MapMyRun, or any other means. 



Although we will not be giving awards this year, you can log and upload your race times, and we will post them on the website.  We also encourage you to upload photos to social media sites and tag them #VirtualMatzohBall



Donations of any amount are encouraged. Please visit to contribute.



DreamBuilders, Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Hopeworks and Temple Isaiah in Howard County, MD.


Event Guidelines

Have fun!  Be safe! And we hope to see you in person at the 17th Annual MatzohBall in June, 2021!



Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Matzohball 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run- 2020 VIRTUAL RUN.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Matzohball 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run- 2020 VIRTUAL RUN is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy

Anywhere! We are virtual this year.

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