The second Annual MERMAID RUN 5K and MERMAID MILE FUN RUN will take place on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Festival Park in Aberdeen, MD
As of 8/11/2021, we can no longer guarantee shirt sizes. We will still collect shirt sizes and do our best to get your choice of size.5K Race start is 8:00 am and the MERMAID MILE will begin at 8:05. The 5K Race will be professionally chip-timed by Blue Cheetah Sports Timing and offers a marathon-quality 5k finisher's medal and event shirt for all participants. The course is USATF Certified - Fast and FLAT! Costumes are encouraged, and we will have music and prizes! Proceeds will benefit the Maryland TEARS Foundation, a non-profit offering financial assistance to help with the cost of infant burial or cremation expenses as well as emotional support including online support groups and remembrance gatherings. www.thetearsfoundation.org
Event details and schedule
Early packet pickup at Festival Park on Saturday, 8/14 from 3-6 pm and again on Wednesday 8/18 from 4:30 - 6 pm.
Day-of Race packet pickup will be at the Park pavilion, starting at 6:30 am. Information about early packet pickup will be emailed approximately two weeks prior to race day.
There is plenty of free parking in and around the race site.
The "Under the Sea Bash" will follow the race immediately.