The CCDC Chemical Biological Center Gas Mask Dash is a 5K race and 2 mile fun run/walk that celebrates CCDC Chemical Biological Center’s legacy of protecting our warfighters. Runners won’t wear gas masks, but will sport T-shirts depicting World War I and modern gas masks to honor the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who have carried and worn ECBC-designed masks for protection on the battlefield over the past century.
ENTRY ON RACE DAY: Runners who do not possess a valid military identification card or military common access card should arrive at the Route 24 Gate an hour in advance of the start. DO NOT GO TO THE VISITOR CENTER AS THE GATE HAS APPROVED DIRECT ACCESS. Vehicle drivers will need a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, and their Race Registration email. All passengers will need government-issued photo identification.
$20 until April 30th at 6PM
$25 from April 30th at 6PM and thereafter
SIGN-UP ONLINE by April 30th to be guaranteed a shirt at packet pickup!
Please Note: The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.
The 5k course begins at CAPA Field and winds through base on paved roads. The course will be marked, and maps will be available on race day.
Overall and age group awards will be distributed after the race.
Race t-shirts are guaranteed to all 5k & 2 mile participants registered by April 30th at 6PM (availability and sizes cannot be guaranteed for those registering after the 30th at 6PM). Water will be available on the 5k course, and course marshals will direct racers at all turns.
Shirt Sizes Available:
Men’s & Women’s Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, XXL ($4), XXXXL (+$6)
Note: Women’s shirts are vneck and very fitted
Packet Pick Up:
*It is highly preferred that registrants use the Packet Pick Ups at either Charm City or on Wednesday to avoid delays on Race morning.
Tuesday, May 7th from 4-7PM
Charm City Run – Bel Air
126 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Wednesday, May 8th from 11:30AM-1:00PM and 3:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Bldg E3330 Lobby area, APG South
Race packets will be available for pickup on Thursday, May 9th (race day) beginning at 6:30 AM at CAPA Field.
APG, MD 21010
APG Permit: FY19-072