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Matthew Henson Trail 5K 2022
July 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
The race begins on the Matthew Henson Trail just south of Hewitt Avenue. Participants 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.
The Course Map can be found here.
MCRRC Members –
This race is part of our low-key race series and is FREE for MCRRC Members. To signup for your free 2022 MCRRC member bib, please signup HERE. If you already signed up for a personalized 2022 bib, you do NOT need to register online – your bib will be waiting for you at registration.
All members must signup for a new bib & chip. If you have a 2020 (or older) chip, please bring it with you to exchange for a 2022 bib & chip. If you are a new member, or no longer have an older chip, please remember to bring your $5 chip deposit with you.
Non-MCRRC Members –
Registration will open to non-MCRRC members at a cost of $15 per race for participants ages 18 & over and $10 for participants under 18. Online registration will remain open until the start of the race. Late registrants may register online before leaving the house or from your smartphone at the race site. Please allow enough time to register with your phone and return your phone to your car before the start of the race.
*** This is a very popular race and advanced registration is highly encouraged to avoid long lines on race morning!
Bib and chip pickup will take place on race morning near the start area. A volunteer will be on hand to assist you. Non-members can register here.
If you are a non-MCRRC member, and can no longer attend the race, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can move your registration to another MCRRC low-key event and open up a spot for someone else. Monetary refunds will not be provided.
Health & Wellness:
Now more than ever, please pay close attention to your health prior to attending this event. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or another person with COVID-19, please stay home. If you have cold symptoms, a mild fever, or just “don’t feel well,” we ask that you please stay home. All participants are subject to temperature checks at the discretion of our race staff.
MCRRC is a volunteer organization and our events are fully staffed by the hard work of our volunteers. Without them, our races wouldn’t be possible. Volunteers are needed for this event – click here to volunteer!