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Matthew Henson Trail 5K 2019

July 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Race Overview

The race begins on the Matthew Henson Trail just south of Hewitt Avenue.  Runners head east on the trail, looping through the parking lot at Layhill Road, briefly onto the sidewalk, and then back on the trail heading west.  At Rippling Brook Drive, runners exit the trail and make a loop through the bus lane at Bel Pre Elementary School, and then back on the trail to the finish at the Hewitt Avenue parking lot.  USATF certification is pending.

See the 2019 Course Map

See all our Race Results.


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The race is part of our low-key club race series and is free for MCRRC members, $10 for non-members 18 and over, and $5 for non-members under 18. Registration is race-day only starting an hour before the race. Use the Low Key Club Race Entry Form.


By Car:
From I-495, take exit 31, follow signs on MD-97N/Georgia Avenue for 5.1 miles to Hewitt Avenue.  Turn right onto Hewitt Avenue for 360 feet, turn right, and go straight back behind the church for the trail head parking.

By Public Transits:
Take Redline to Glenmont Station, catch Y7 or Y8 toward Montgomery Hospital at bus bay H, get off at Hewitt Avenue stop, follow the signs to trail head for registration and starting line.


July 20, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Yukun Fung


Matthew Henson Trail Parking (next to Global Mission Church)
13421 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906 United States
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