Come and join the 5K Run through Anne Arundel SPCA’s fabulous holiday show – Lights On The Bay at Sandy Point State Park!
For one night only, you and your family can leave the car behind and get a running start on the holidays with Santa, hot chocolate and cookies at the finish line!
No pets, headphones, strollers, or baby joggers please!
Registration is available at $55 per carload for up to 5 runners. All payments benefit the Anne Arundel County SPCA.
Registration fee covers car or minvan.
No walk up registrations.
Packet PickupPark gates are open between 5 and 6 p.m. No entry is permitted after 6 p.m. Bring completed online application, printed ticket vouch or check payable to SPCA on race day. These are checked at park entry-booth and collected at registration table near start line.
The entire course is smooth and flat asphalt, lit by holiday displays. Two speed-bumps are marked with small signs and lights.
Runners are offered two course options:
1) Fun Run (approx. 2.2 miles) takes runners through the entire Lights On the Bay show -- running from start line around three (3) light-display loops and back to the finish line. (The start and finish line are the same location.)
2) The 5K runners follow the same course, but also an ADDITIONAL LAP UP AND DOWN THE MAIN PARK ROAD for .9 miles more to reach 5K / 3.1 miles. (The start and finish line are the same location as for Fun Run.) THERE IS NO REPETITION OF THE THREE FUN-RUN, LIGHT-DISPLAY LOOPS!
As a fun-run, this race is not certified or scored. A time-clock enables runners to record their own time.
Due to insurance regulations safety issue: NO wheels, headphones, pets, baby joggers, or strollers etc. permitted during the event. STRICTLY ENFORCED!
Admission charge per car or minivan includes up to 5 occupants.
Advanced ticket purchase strongly advised due to limited parking. Bring completed application, printed ticket voucher or check payable to SPCA on race day. Tickets are non-refundable.
AwardsFirst three finishers adult males, adult females, and children 12 and under will receive medals.
Email LightsOnTheBay5K@annapolisstriders.org to contact the race director.