SMHS Makin' Hay 10K & 5K

Sat April 22, 2023 Middletown, MD 21769 US Directions
Claim your bragging rights and conquer either the Makin' Hay 10K or 5K!
Countdown to Race Day


$34 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Open to ages 8 - 99.


$32 8:35AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center
2929 Sumantown Rd
Middletown, MD US 21769

Welcome back to the Makin' Hay 10K & 5K!  We can't wait to have you claim bragging rights after conquering one of these challenging but scenic courses on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

The scenic and rolling 10K course will take you on a journey through some of the prettiest farmland in Frederick County.  Spring will be ushering forth in color as you run past numerous farms, along Catoctin Creek on a gravel road, and across two, historic one-lane, wooden deck bridges spanning Catoctin Creek. 5-year age group awards!!!

Our 5K option offers half the distance and half of the elevation change of our 10K, is all on paved surfaces, crosses one wooden deck bridge twice, and also provides some amazingly sweeping vistas!

Register before 3/27/2023 to guarantee your shirt size.  We are working on a new design for the 2023 shirts. Finishers of the in-person event will receive a commemorative glass, and with 5-year age-group awards, there will be plenty of goodies to take home!

With a return to in-person running events, be assured that we will, at a minimum, be following current local, state, and CDC guidance dicta regarding coronavirus mitigation procedures.

Refund Policy: You will be given the opportunity to purchase event insurance during registration from a third-party provider. Registrants will be able to initiate a partial refund via their RunSignup profile up until 30-days prior to the event. After that, no individual refunds or transfers.


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View 10K Course Map With Elevation Profile and USATF Certification Certificate Here
View 5K Course Map With Elevation Profile

Awards-Overall and 5-Year Age Groups

Award designs are subject to change for 2022.

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