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26.2 K, 5 K
Columbia, Maryland
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Two courses: 26.2K (16.2 miles) and 5K; both start at 8:15am; scenic lakefront finish; technical t-shirts; gloves to finishers of 26.2K race


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Event Start Location
10227 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044
(pedestrian overpass near Howard Hughes Building - formerly American City Building)

Course Description
moderately hilly; residential roads and bike trails; 5 water-stops

26.2K - top 3 overall male/females plus top 3 m/f in 12 categories
5K - top 3 overall male/female plus top 3 in 8 categories.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Friday, Nov 11, 2011 12noon-6pm and Saturday, Nov 12 from 10am-5pm (at Feet First in Columbia, MD) and Race day 6-8am in front of Howard Hughes Building (start of race)

Timing / Results
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Post Race Activities
Post-race pizza party with awards; pace groups

Variable; can be chilly

Race starts under the pedestrian overpass over Little Patuxent Parkway between Columbia Mall and Lakefront in Columbia.

Ample free parking.

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Clubs and Groups
 Looking for a club or team to help keep you motivated?
 Club or Team Name   City  State   More Info 
 Columbia Express Track Club  Columbia MD club info
 Elite Track Club  Columbia MD club info
 Maryland Track Club  Columbia MD club info
 Balt. Ed Waters Track & Field Alliance Club  Baltimore MD club info
 Bethesda Blaze Track Club  Bethesda MD club info
 Catonsville Cougars T.C.  Catonsville MD club info
 Cavalier-Cavalette Track Club  Temple Hills MD club info
 Cherry Blossom RRC  Bethesda MD club info
 East Coast Sprinters  Owings Mills MD club info
 Eastern Shore Running Club (ESRC)  Salisbury MD club info
 Eastern Shore Running Club (ESRC)  Salisbury MD club info
 Ebenezer AME Royal Runners Track Team  Fort Washington MD club info
 Falcons Track and Field Club  Forestville MD club info
 Falls Road Running  Baltimore MD club info
 Fast, Inc.  Pikesville MD club info
 Firebirds Athletic Club  Gaithersburg MD club info
 Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club  Frederick MD club info
 Ft. Meade Highsteppers  Fort Meade MD club info
This is a partial list of the 52 Running clubs and teams in Maryland and approximately 10,000 clubs in the U.S. To find a club or team in your area click here.

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Retailers (near this event)
 If you need last minute shoes, clothing, energy gel, etc., try one of these local running stores:
 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Feet First Sports  Columbia MD 0 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Baltimore  Pikesville MD 14.1 Miles store info
 Falls Road Running  Baltimore VA 15.9 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Rockville MD 17.2 Miles store info
 Metro Run & Walk  Rockville MD 17.2 Miles store info
 Racket & Jog  Rockville MD 17.2 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running  Rockville MD 18 Miles store info
 RACQUET & JOG  Bethesda MD 19 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Sports  Severna Park MD 19.3 Miles store info
 Charm City Run  Timonium MD 20.3 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg  Gaithersburg MD 20.6 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Sports  Washington DC 22 Miles store info
 City Sports  Washington DC 22.4 Miles store info
 Georgetown Running Company  Washington DC 23.1 Miles store info
 Pacers  Arlington VA 25.4 Miles store info
 Gotta Run  Arlington VA 26.1 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Fairfax  Fairfax VA 26.6 Miles store info
 Holabird Sports  Baltimore MD 26.7 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Falls Church VA 27.3 Miles store info
 Metro Run & Walk  Falls Church VA 27.3 Miles store info
 Road Runner Sports  Falls Church VA 27.9 Miles store info
 PACERS  Alexandria VA 30 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running  Reston VA 30.3 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Reston VA 30.3 Miles store info
 Footsteps of Reston  Reston VA 31.2 Miles store info
 Sportfit Lab  Herndon VA 31.5 Miles store info
 If the Shoe Fits...  Fredrick MD 34.4 Miles store info
 Metro Run & Walk  Springfield VA 34.5 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Arlington VA 34.7 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Ashburn VA 34.7 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Leesburg VA 35 Miles store info
 Metro Run & Walk  springfield RI 35.6 Miles store info
 Charm City Run  Bel Air MD 35.9 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running  Fairfax VA 36 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running Store  Burke VA 36.3 Miles store info
 Potomac River Running  Leesburg VA 39.8 Miles store info
 Va Runner  Woodbridge VA 43.4 Miles store info
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