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Additional race information can be found at http://www.launchsp.com/charityrace.
Thank you for registering for our 1st annual charity race! We are so excited to host this event and to interact with community members and businesses. LaunchCARES is a Rockville-based business that partners with existing charities in the DMV area with an aligned mission to change lives through fitness & wellness. In 2022 we have chosen SO WHAT ELSE as the non-profit to receive 100% of race proceeds. SO WHAT ELSE has been caring for members of our community since 2009 as a registered 501(c)(3). They offer after-school programs, spring break and summer camps, a plentiful food pantry, and much more to underserved families and children in DC and Maryland. So What Else is very deserving of our community support and celebration.
It is our goal is to raise $100,000 for So What Else. YOU are helping to make this happen!!!
UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RACE? Please consider making a tax deductible donation to SO WHAT ELSE by clicking on the DONATE button.
Race day will be structured in a way that allows children and parents to participate! Following the events, join us for a fun festival including DJ, face painting, glitter tattoos, food trucks (we're working on this!), lawn games, and more.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers (1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50).
Gift cards and metals will be awarded to the top three male and female winners in the following age categories:
Race day will include events for the whole family. This is a party you don't want to miss!
Event Start Times:
Rain Date is Sunday 10/9/2022
We welcome families to decorate strollers, wagons, wheelchairs, tricycles, bikes, scooters, skateboards, etc in the spirit of the Halloween Season. Costumes are welcomed, and encouraged, for all participants.
Click on the link below to learn more about the charity we are supporting:
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
5k & 10k: The 10k will have a separate turnaround point. Final 10k route coming soon
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: This route is all sidewalks, no streets
Kid's Trike-A-Thon: This route will have the kids go back and forth on King Farm Blvd
Packet pick-up will be held at Launch Physical Therapy & Fitness Coaching, Suite 150, 702 King Farm Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850 as follows:
Launch Physical Therapy & Fitness Coaching and So What Else extend a huge THANK YOU to the following community partners who have each played a major role in supporting the execution of our first annual LaunchCARES Charity Race. We are extremely gratefully for all they have done to help us put on this event for our community!