Penguin Pace 5K

Sun, 01 Feb 2015
The Bain Center [map]
Columbia, MD

REGISTRATION: Register Here!

The Howard County Food Bank, in cooperation with the Howard County Striders, will be collecting donations as a part of Sunday’s Penguin Pace 5K.

The food bank, which is run by the Community Action Council of Howard County, will have a collection box at the Packet Pickup on Friday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 31, at Feet First in Columbia. There also will be a collection bin inside the Bain Center on race day, Feb. 1.

Serving more than 20,000 Howard County individuals, the food bank is in need of baby food, canned fruit, apple sauce, dry and canned beans (pinto, kidney, lack), tuna, hot/cold cereal, cooking oils, peanut butter/almond butter, pasta sauce, baby formula and gluten free pasta.

Thank you for your support. For more information on CAC, go to

DATE: Sunday, February 1, 2015

TIME: 07:45 AM start time - NOTE: roads will begin closing around 7:30 am!

WHERE: The Bain Center

                           5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, MD

PARKING: Below is an image of where to park for the event:


* Includes registration, post race food/beverages and a technical shirt premium.

RACE LIMITATION: 600 runners

* UPDATE: Online registration closes January 30, 2015, however, we will be having paper registration at Feet First for Friday and Saturday.

**NOTE: There is NO race day registration.


Friday & Saturday:
Feet First Sports: 6420 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD 21044

Race Day at the Bain Center

COURSE: USATF Certified Course Map #MD11003JS

ROUTE: Please see the course as marked by a fellow runner on mapmyrun.

POST RACE: Post race beverages and food will be provided by The Elkridge Inn.

VOLUNTEERING: If you would like to volunteer please contact the race director at

Please check back for updated and additional information as race day approaches!


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