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Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run/Walk


Sat September 2 2017
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Location: Gaithersburg, MD US 20878 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race

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Additional race information can be found at https://kentlandsfoundation.org/annual-5k/.

Events
Event Time Price Details
Kentlands Lakelands 5k
Time
8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Price
$33
Price increases August 24, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Tot Trot - 200 meters
Time
8:00AM EDT - 8:25AM EDT
Price
$12
Price increases August 24, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Kids Dash 500 meters
Time
8:00AM EDT - 8:25AM EDT
Price
$12
Price increases August 24, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Company/Friends Teams 5k
Time
8:30AM EDT
Price
$33
Registration ends August 24, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual Runner
Price
$25
Registration ends September 2, 2017 at 8:30am EDT
Place
40 Market Street
Gaithersburg, MD US 20878
Description

The Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kid’s Fun Runs will take place on Saturday, September 2nd starting with the kids runs at 8 a.m. on Main Street near the Kentlands/Lakelands Market Square Plaza and followed by the 5k at 8:30 a.m.

The kids events for children under 14 come in 2 sizes -  either the 200 m Tot Trot or 500 m Kids Dash and start at 8:00 a.m., but come early to meet everyone and walk to the start.

This USATF certified 5K course winds and rolls through the new urbanist communities of Kentlands and Lakelands of Gaithersburg, giving participants the chance to experience the unique design of these award-winning neighborhoods. Modest hills make the course somewhat challenging, but not difficult for novice runners and walkers. The course also features live entertainment and two (2) water stops along the way!

 

 

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Directions

From the Beltway (495), take 270 North to Exit 9B Sam Eig Hwy/370W. Take Sam Eig Hwy 1.5 miles to Great Seneca Hwy. Turn Right on Great Seneca Hwy and follow for 2.5 miles to Kentlands Blvd. Turn Left onto Kentlands Blvd. Take the first Left into the Mattress Warehouse parking lot or the 3rd Left into the Whole Foods Market parking lot, which are both within a block of Market Square Plaza where Registration and the Post-Race Expo are all located.

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Packet Pick Up

Thursday, August 31st from 4 to 7 at Fleet Feet in Kentlands Square

Friday, September 1st from 4 to 7 at Whole Foods in Kentlands

Saturday, September 2nd at the run beginning at 7:00.

Beneficiaries

Last year, the Foundation donated $10,500 to the City of Gaithersburg’s Dolores C. Swoyer Camp Scholarship Fund which provides registration fees for underprivileged youth to attend summer camp. Camp scholarship funds provide a summer of learning and activities for children who are unable, without assistance, to meet the financial requirements of summer camp.

The Race Committee also granted $2,100 to the Dwelling Place, Inc., a non-profit based in Gaithersburg which supports homeless families in Montgomery County, MD, in their pursuit of self-sufficiency by providing housing, education, financial and life skills, and career enhancement.

And lastly, the Foundation also donated $800 to the Maryland Senior Olympics, a non-profit that helps support the health of Maryland seniors.

The Kentlands Community Foundation is also a beneficiary. The community-based, not-for- profit and philanthropic organization rooted in Kentlands has a three-fold mission: to serve as an educational resource on the landmark new urbanist community that is Kentlands, to build community by supporting local arts and cultural programs, and to provide opportunities for volunteerism and community outreach. All programs are open to everyone, regardless of residency, and volunteers are always welcome.