Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:00AM Ft. Washington, MD 20745 US Directions
Registration Opens February 15, 2022!
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Events

5K Run/Walk

$45 $25 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT In-Person

Satellite 5K

$40 $30 $5 included for shipping - Your packet will be shipped to you.
Place
National Harbor
Ft. Washington, MD US 20745
Description

Designed to bring awareness to missing persons of color and benefit the Black & Missing Foundation, Inc., ‘Hope Without Boundaries’ is an inspiring, family-friendly 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the National Harbor in Maryland. The race course takes runners and walkers along the beautiful waterfront of the Potomac River and across the Woodrow Wilson bridge for stunning scenic views. We welcome runners and walkers of all abilities and ages to bring your friends and family and join us on this day to Honor Our Missing.

Registration Fees

Early-Bird Registration (ends March 31, 2022)
$25
$30 for Satellite Registration (includes shipping)

Regular Registration (ends May 13, 2022)
$35 (Adult)
$25 (Child) - discount will be applied at checkout.

Regular Registration for Satellite 5K (ends May 6, 2022)
$40 for Satellite Registration (includes shipping)

Late Registration at Packet Pick (May 14, 2022)
$45 (Adult)
$25 (Child) - discount will be applied at checkout.
Location: To Be Determined

Late Registration – Race Day (May 21, 2022)
$45 (Adult)
$25 (Child) - discount will be applied at checkout.
National Harbor, MD

T-Shirt availability is not guaranteed for late registration.

Satellite (Virtual Option)


Persons of color are missing from all across the country - It's a NATIONAL issue.

Can't Make It To The Race? Don't Worry There's Still A Way For You To Participate!
The Satellite 5K gives you an opportunity to participate even if you cannot make it to the race.  When you register by the cut off date, a race shirt and bag will be mailed to you.

1. Register for the virtual event, and sign up for text or e-mail notifications
2. We encourage you to create a team and run/walk in your community.
3. When you register by the cut off date, a race shirt and bag will be mailed to you.
4. You'll receive a text or email (if you opt in) when the virtual race "starts" on May 14th.
4. Run your race and submit your results either by text message or email (if you've opted in) or by heading to the results page here by May 22nd at 11:59 PM Eastern Time). Results update in real time as people submit their times. Be sure to take a selfie and post on social media or download your photo(s) when you report your results.

*Virtual race performances are not eligible for the overall event awards, but we'll certainly be acknowledging the winners in our post-race communication.

Race Day Schedule - May 21, 2022

7:45AM – 8:15AM, Race Day Registration / Late Packet Pick-up (Waterfront Parking Lot G)
8:30AM – Opening Ceremonies (Waterfront Parking Lot G)
8:45AM – Warm-up (Waterfront Parking Lot G)
9:00AM – Runners Start (Waterfront Parking Lot G)
9:05AM – Walkers Start (Waterfront Parking Lot G)
11:00AM – Awards/Closing Ceremonies (Waterfront Parking Lot G)

AMENITIES

All Participants Will Receive . . . 

  • Race Entry
  • Race T-shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • Chip Timing
  • Snacks
  • Water on course and at start/finish line
  • Photographer taking Start and Finish Line Photos
  • Posted results on Race Day
  • All 5K Finishers will receive an official Hope Without Boundaries finisher medal to commemorate their wonderful achievement

AWARDS

Trophies will be awarded to the top Male and Female in the following categories:

  • Adult (18 and over)
  • Teen (13-17)
  • Child (12 and under)

All 5K finishers will receive an official Hope Without Boundaries finisher medal to commemorate their wonderful achievement.
You will be handed your medal after crossing the finish line. (Quantities are limited)

Packet Pick-Up


Packet pick-up is where you will receive your ‘Hope Without Boundaries’ gear which includes the following: Official HWB 5K race t-shirt, bib number, timing chip and goodie bag. Please bring a copy of your registration. If you can, we strongly encourage you to pick up your goodies on Saturday, May 14, 2022. You CAN have someone pick them up for you if you are unavailable. Simply, forward a copy of your registration confirmation and have them bring it.

May 14, 2022 – Packet Pick-up & Late Registration
Location: To Be Determined
12PM – 3PM
* We strongly encourage you to pick up your packet on May 15th to avoid any long lines and stress on Race Day.
* Please note: We are unable to mail packets. Please make sure you pick up your packet at Early Packet Pick-up or on Race Day.

You can pick up your packet on race day in Waterfront Parking Lot G from 7:45AM to 8:15AM — make sure you get there early, the lines will be long!

* Please note: Packets will only be mailed for those who signed up for the Virtual 5K (Satellite) option. We are unable to mail packets if you registered for the “regular” 5K. Please make sure you pick up your packet at Early Packet Pickup (May 14, 2022) or on Race Day (May 21, 2022).

Course Map


The race features a varied course with average terrain that includes some gravel surfaces and slight incline. Total ascent of 14.8 feet with a maximum elevation of 33.86 feet.

Timing

Timing services will be provided by Charm City Run. Disposable chips will be attached to the back of all race bibs.

Weather, Water/Aid Stations and Restrooms
  • The race will go on RAIN or SHINE and we’ll try our best to make Race Day a spectacular day!
  • We want you to stay hydrated and will have plenty of water available for all participants. Water stations will be
    located in the kick-off area, along the race route and at the finish line.
  • Public restrooms are available at the National Harbor. The closest restroom is located near The Plaza.
Parking


Opening Ceremonies will be held in Waterfront Parking Lot G. The closest parking garage to the Opening Ceremonies is the Fleet Garage (parking garage fees apply) located at Potomac Passage and Waterfront Street. The National Harbor has 3 covered parking garages strategically located close to attractions, hotels, shops and restaurants. Click here for parking hours, rates and services offered at a particular garage.

About the Black & Missing Foundation


Since 2008, the Black & Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAMFI) has played a vital role in bringing awareness to missing persons of color in the United States; providing resources and support to families of the missing; and educating the minority community on personal safety and prevention. We believe that every missing person, regardless of age, race, mental ability, or circumstance, deserves awareness. It takes all of us – the media, law enforcement and the community to help find us. Click here to read more about the organization.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.hwb5k.org.

Race Contact Info

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