2017 Women’s Distance Festival 5K / Run After the Women 5K

Our 38th year!

Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 7:45 AM

West Annapolis Elementary School
505 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States

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Ample FREE parking on street in the neighborhood.

This is Leg 6 of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Grand Prix Series

And Our 33rd year for RatW 5K!

This is a race for runners and walkers of all levels of abilities.  The Women will start at 7:45, and the Men will start at approximately 8:30 am.

Race Registration

Online Registration

Register online until Wednesday Jul 05, 2017.

Mail-in Registration

Mail registration by Wednesday Jun 28, 2017.

Registration Fees

Registration Date Fee
Before race day $25
Race Day (6:30-7:30am) $30

Transfers and Refunds

No refunds or transfers will be granted for this race.

Packet Pickup

Race-day pick-up at West Annapolis Elementary School Cafeteria. The entrance is on Tucker Street.


Race begins on Tucker Street behind the West Annapolis Elementary School located at 210 Annapolis St, Annapolis, MD 21401. A two loop open course through the Wardour neighborhood of West Annapolis. On paved roads, with some shaded areas, mostly flat, with a few hills, and one foot bridge.

Course Map


Chip timing provided by Maryland Timing. Unofficial Results will be posted on the Annapolis Striders and Maryland Timing websites.

Aid Stations

Two water stops will be provided with water/Gatorade. One located at the foot bridge and one near the start/finish line.

Race Rules

No headphones, strollers or animals will be allowed.


1st, 2nd, and 3rd Overall Place Awards for Women’s and Men’s Races. Age group awards will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for following age groups: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over. New this year: 1st Mother/Daughter Team.

Race Amenities


To be Announced. Guaranteed to the first 200 race applicants.

Post Race

Post-race refreshments located in the school cafeteria.  All registered runners will be entered drawing for random prizes!


To volunteer, please contact the race director.  We will have a worker’s run on July 1 so you will get credit for the GPS.


Email WDF5K@annapolisstriders.org to contact the race directors.

Race Directors
Kathleen Hanson
Maureen Hall