2020 Women’s Distance Festival 5K / Run After the Women 5K

Our 41st year!

Saturday, July 11, 2020 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 race has been cancelled.

Please see our update from our club president.

And Our 36th year for RATW 5K!

This is Leg 4 of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Grand Prix Series.

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome.  The WDF Grand Prix Series consists of 8 races (all 5k).  Those women who complete 4 or more races will be honored at the Awards Banquet in October with a WDF Participation Award.  For a complete listing of these races, click on the link above.

This race starts at 7:45 am with the Women, and then the Men will start at approximately 8:30 am. This race is also the graduation race for the Annapolis Strider’s Beginner’s Group.

Online Registration opens Wednesday, March 4th!

Race Registration

Registration is closed.

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 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.

Course Map


Chip timing provided by Maryland Timing. Unofficial & Official 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. 1st & 2nd place Mother/Daughter Team.

Race Amenities


Guaranteed to the first 200 race applicants.  5 L waterproof dry bag



Post Race

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


To volunteer, please contact the race director.  We will have a worker’s run on June 27 so you will get credit for the GPS.


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

Race Director
Kathleen Hanson