Frederick Women's Distance Festival

Sat August 1, 2020 Frederick, MD US 21702 Directions

5k Run/Walk

$25 8:00AM EDT
579 spots left. Price increases after May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Little Women 1k Fun Run

$10 7:30AM EDT Registration ends August 1, 2020 at 7:30am EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Frederick Community College
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD US 21702

Welcome to the 31st annual Frederick Women's Distance Festival!

The Frederick Women's Distance Festival is organized by the Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club as part of the RRCA Women's Distance Festival Series. All net proceeds benefit the Women's Giving Circle of Frederick County


  5k Run/Walk:  the main event, a race held on a certified 5k course. Short-Sleeved Tech shirt included in the registration fee. 

 Little Women 1k Fun Run: a short, non-competitive event for our younger runners. Parents are welcome to accompany the little girls (no registration required for adult companions) and strollers are allowed. Very cute cotton t-shirt and finishers' medal included in the registration fee.


 Participants in the 5k may optionally register as part of a team. Runners registering as part of a team are also eligible for awards in the individual competition. 

Team TypeDescriptionMinimum Team Size
FamilyAny combination of mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, granddaughter              2
Corporate/GroupAny company, civic organization, club, friends              4

Registrants who wish to participate in the team competition must provide the team name and team category during registration.

If you are registering a large team and would like to pay in a single payment, contact the race director at


Please consider supporting the event through one of our sponsorship opportunities.  See


The Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club offers a nine-week summer training program for women in preparation for the Frederick Women's Distance Festival 5k. The program provides the opportunity to improve fitness while learning about running in an encouraging, friendly and collaborative atmosphere.  

Registration for the training program is separate from registration for the race. Signup at:  The training program is free for members of the Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club. If you're not already a member, you may add your membership while signing up for the training program. At only $20, this is a great deal.

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