It’s a fact that fast mile times occur when sleep happens.  Sleep better knowing that you didn’t pay full price for La Milla de Mayo.   Take $5 off the registration fee, 4/21 only. Sign up here!

Not feeling that rested?  Consider volunteering.   Plenty of spots are still available here.

La Milla de Mayo is a partnership between the City of Gaithersburg, the Montgomery County Road Runners Club and Mattress Warehouse.  Quarter mile and half mile Kids Fun Runs, free for those 12 and under, take place at 5:30 p.m. The official one mile run/walk takes place at 6 p.m.  In addition to the opportunity to run or walk one mile through the streets of Olde Towne, the event features free Zumba warm ups courtesy of ProFit starting at 5 p.m. and a community festival in Olde Towne Park Plaza at 6 p.m.Ongoing entertainment will be provided by Sol y Rumba and Sin Fronteras. Enjoy train displays at the adjacent Community Museum, craft activities for kids including maraca and Mexican flag making, a best pajamas contest, free book giveaways courtesy of Discovery Books, and free pillow giveaways courtesy of Mattress Warehouse. Race prizes in 18 categories will be provided by La Casita, a restaurant specializing in Central American cuisine that will be opening soon in Olde Towne. Overall male and female race winners will receive complimentary admission to the 2017 event.