The River Valley Run is Maryland's premier trail run event! Our event features 4 exciting races: 1) Our nationally recognized and award winning10K trail race through 500 breathtaking wooded acres, 2) a scenic 5K road course on the country roads of Carroll County, 3) a 15K trail race for those looking for an even bigger challenge, 4) a BRAND NEW 5 Trail race, and 5) a free Kidsfest area for those who want to have your family join in the fun!
Event details and scheduleRegister Online
While race day registration may be available, we encourage you to register online ahead of time, as we expect to fill to capacity.Packet Pick-Up
We strongly encourage you to come to one of the 3 packet pickup locations PRIOR to the race to get your packet. There will be race day packet-pickup from 6-7am as well. When you come, please remember to BRING A PRINTOUT OF YOUR EMAIL CONFIRMATION OR YOUR PHOTO ID for packet pick-up. This is for your safety, to make sure someone else does not walk off with your race kit. If you are picking up for a friend/friends, you must have their confirmation as well (or a photo of their ID/confirmation email on your phone).
Thursday, August 17th Times and location TBD
Friday, August 18 Times and location TBD
Virtual Race Bag
Download lots of great coupons and offers in your River Valley Run Virtual Race Bag.Discount Premium Shirt Option
For only $15, registered runners (15K, 10K, 5K's) can purchase a premium short-sleeve Under Armour Tech Tee race shirt during online registration! If you would like to add a tshirt to an existing registration, simply log into your Active account and add it there.
We’ve heard you! You've said you are tired of getting another cheap race shirt that you never wear, so in lieu of that we now offer runners an optional upgrade to purchase a premium Under Armour Tech shirt for only $15 (40% off retail).
Race volunteers needed! We are looking for high school students ages 16 and older to help with registrations, race set-up and tear-down, the post-race round-up, and much more. All volunteers receive a free t-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering, you can find and register for a position on our Volunteer Page.Cancellation Policy
The River Valley Run does not allow for refunds of entry fees. However, we understand that circumstances arise so you may defer your registration or downgrade your race event:
If you become injured or circumstances arise that keep you from participating in the River Valley Run in any capacity in 2017, you may defer your entry to 2018. There is a $10 processing fee to do so.
If you would like to switch from the 15K to the 10K/5K or the 10K to the 5K, you may downgrade for a $10 fee. You can do this yourself through your Active account up until August 1st.
If you would like to transfer your registration to another person, you may do so for a $10 fee. You can do this yourself through your Active account up until August 1st.
For more information about the event including course maps, visit our website at http://www.rivervalleyranch.com/river-valley-run-festival/
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