2018 Women’s Distance Festival 5K / Run After the Women 5K

Our 39th year!

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

And Our 34th 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.  This is also the graduation race for the Annapolis Strider’s Beginner’s Group

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Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 7:45 AM

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


Ample FREE parking on street in the neighborhood.

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Race Rules

No headphones, strollers or animals will be allowed.


Results may be found here.


Race begins on Tucker Street behind the West Annapolis Elementary School located at 505 Melvin Avenue, 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.


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 Amenities


Guaranteed to the first 200 race applicants.


Packet Pickup

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

Post Race

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


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 & 2nd place Mother/Daughter Team.


To volunteer, please contact the race director.  We will have a worker’s run on July 7 so you will get credit for the GPS.


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

Race Directors
Kathleen Hanson