2019 MSW Superhero Festival with 5K and Family Fun Run!

Sat May 4, 2019 Westminster, MD US 21158 Directions
1055 Montessori Drive
Westminster, MD US 21158

Join us on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for our 4th annual Superhero Festival with 5K Race & Family Fun Run!  All participants receive a free superhero cape with their registration! (Capes guaranteed for registrations received prior to 4/12/19.) Come dressed as your favorite superhero and run/walk through the beautiful landscape of Carroll County or run/walk in our 1/2 mile Family Fun Run! 

When you register for the festival, you will receive a wristband which includes admission to all of the festival attractions such as face painting, balloon artistry by Wonder Woman, superhero caricatures, crafts, "super" hair design, and more! There will be two DJs, a Silent Auction, and Vendor Village.  Sandwiches, hot dogs, and baked goods will be available for purchase as will delicious fare from local food truck "It's All Good!". 


The 5K race will be officially chip-timed by Racine MultiSports.  There will be a customized award and prizes for top male and female race finishers in various age groups, medals, and post-race snacks.  In addition to a medal and prize for their age group, there will be a cash prize for the top three overall finishers:  $75 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place.  The 5K prize categories include top male in female age 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-65, and over 65.

The Fun Run course is a leisurely 1/2 mile long run or walk through our campus and all finishers receive a medal and small prize!

Other festival awards include best individual costume, best family costume, top three fundraisers, Fun Run first place male and female, and some random drawings too!


The Festival, 5K Race and Fun Run is open to Montessori School of Westminster families and the greater community.  All proceeds benefit the Montessori School of Westminster, a local, non-profit educational organization. 

Festival with 5K Registration Fees:  $30 per 5K runner through 4/19/2019.  From 4/20/19 through noon on 5/3/19, the 5K registration fee is $35.  Same-day registration (after noon on 5/3/19) is $40 per runner. Registration includes all festival activities.

Festival with Fun Run Registration Fees: $15. Be sure to register early! 

Please note that a registration and waiver is required for EACH participant.  (Children under age two as of the festival date are free but please complete a registration so that they receive a wristband and can participate in the festival attractions.) The event is RAIN OR SHINE!  See you on May 4th!  May the 4th be with you! ;-)



7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Same-day 5K Race Registration*
7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Arrival Time
8:45 a.m. - 5K Warm-Up, Front Main Parking Lot
9:00 a.m. - 5K Race Start, Front Porch
9:45 a.m. - Fun Run Warm-Up, Main Parking Lot
10:00 a.m. - Fun Run Start, Front Porch
10:30 a.m. - Awards Ceremony, Front Porch
12:30 p.m. - Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle Close
12:45 p.m. - Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle Winners Announced, Field House
*Please note there is a registration price increase for the 5K Race after noon on Friday, May 3rd.

Ongoing Events - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted:

-Face Painting
-Balloon Artistry by Wonder Woman (9 a.m. to noon)
-Superhero Caricatures
-Superhero Hair Design
-Superhero Crafts
-Petting Zoo
-Mighty Kicks clinic
-Vendor Village
-Super Snacks
-Lawn Games
-Silent Auction - bidding closes at 12:30 p.m.

The main building will be locked during the event. All participants should use the facilities in the UTZ Field House. THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE!

Packet Pick-Up Schedule

-Thursday, May 2nd from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at MSW
-Thursday, May 2nd from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at MSW
-Friday, May 3rd from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at MSW
-Friday, May 3rd from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at MSW
-Friday, May 3rd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Run Moore in Westminster

*Same-day registration / packet pick-up opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th at MSW
**Same-day 5K registration closes at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th


Race Contact Info
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