The “Step By Step” 5k fun Run/Walk is held in memory of Mike Blackwell an avid runner who was killed by an impaired driving. The focus of the event is to encourage a healthy lifestyle free of alcohol and other drug abuse. What better way to be healthy than through daily exercise!
The STEP BY STEP 3.1-mile (MD 12024JS) begins and ends at the Calvert Marine Museum covering scenic Solomons on hard roads and through residential areas. No Dogs or Pets. Strollers allowed. Prizes will be awarded to male and female runner & walkers in all categories: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over; Best Overall Walker; Oldest Participant; and Youngest Participant. Free t-shirts provided to the first 100 paid participants. Refreshments provided to all participants. Door Prizes too!
We’ll offer the 1/2 mile Kids Super Hero Dash for children 6 and under again this year. The dash begins and ends on Calvert Marine Museum Property. Participants will run on the grassy area located beside the CMM parking lot. No Dogs or Pets. Parents are allowed on the course with their child. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite super hero costume (be sure they are safe to run in). All runners will receive a participation certificate and the top finisher in the age categories 1-2, 3-4 and 5-6 will receive a trophy. The child voted the best Super Hero costume will receive a $25 gift card. Cost for the dash is $10. Super Hero Dash participants do not receive a t-shirt.