2024 SMHS Makin' Hay 10K & 5K...

  • : 10K Run :
  • : 5K Run :

Race Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Start Time:
Location: Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center
Address: 2929 Sumantown Rd
City: Middletown
State/Terr: Maryland
Country: USA

_ The 2024 SMHS Makin' Hay 10K & 5K:

The scenic and rolling 10K and 5k courses 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!!!

Race Day Schedule: 0700 - 0820 Bib Pickup; 0830-10K Start; 0835-5K Start; 1030-course closes for both events.

Bib pickup closes at 8:20 sharp for both events, with vehicular access to the park closing at that time. No late starts - plan your arrival time accordingly. Running strollers are allowed, but the wearing of headphones/earbuds is strongly discouraged as both courses are held on open roads where vehicular traffic may be encountered. 

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!

Finishers of the in-person 5K and 10K will receive a custom finisher's medal in 2024. Short-sleeved tee-shirts are available as an add-on purchase up until 4/1/2024. 

Awards: Overall top 3 male and female finishers in each race will receive a custom award (no double-dipping). In our 5-year age-groups, the top 3 in each will take home a custom glass acknowledging their achievement. The John Godinet Memorial Mid-Pack Maven Award will be presented to the 10K participant that finishes smack-dab in the middle of the pack! 

There is NO virtual option for 2024.

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.

other Info: -) 2024 race registration is open • Registration Information 
Previous Results:

2023 Results at: runsignup.com 
2022 Results at: runsignup.com 
2021 Results at: runsignup.com 
2020 Results at: runsignup.com 
2019 Results at: runsignup.com 


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