MoCo’s Oldest Continuing Foot Race Will Take Place on Sunday, November 6

The 47th annual Rockville 10K/5K is still registering runners until Friday, Nov. 4.  The oldest continuing foot race in Montgomery County — which includes a 1-mile fun run for kids — will take place the morning of Sunday, Nov. 6.

The kids 1-mile fun run begins at 8:10 a.m. The 10K starts at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K at 8:45 a.m. Runners should arrive before 8 a.m., at which time streets leading to the race will be closed to ensure a prompt start.  Registration costs $35 online or by mail-in through Friday, Nov. 4, and $45 for in-person or online registration after that.  Saturday packet pickup on Nov. 5 is from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at RnJ Sports, 11910-R Parklawn Drive. Day-of race packet pickup opens at 7:30 a.m. at King Farm Village Center, 801 Pleasant Drive, between the Fontina Grille and Baja Fresh restaurants.

The course begins and ends in King Farm and travels a scenic route along Redland Boulevard (west of Grand Champion Drive), Gaither Road, Piccard Drive and West Gude Drive.  For more information, a course map and to register, visit  www.rockville10k5k.com.

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