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                           Please join us for Mattawoman Creek Art Center's 2nd Annual "Art In The Park

                           Fun-Run!"  The walk/run course will traverse the beautiful natural surroundings 

                        of Smallwood State Park, situated on the Mattawoman Creek. "Art In The Park 5-K"

     is a great way to enjoy the Autumn weather, explore nature, and appreciate beautiful works of art created by local artists in the DC Metro area. 


Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Strollers are allowed, but must follow the runners. No Pets Are Allowed. COVID protocols will be in place for this event and may include mask wearing and social distancing. Protocols will be adjusted based on the current guidelines at the time of the race. Awards will follow at the conclusion of the race.

Participants are welcome and encouraged to visit the gallery and gift shop. Proceeds from the 5-K registration and any gift shop purchases benefit the Mattawoman Creek Art Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Lunch items will be available for purchase from Food Trucks and can be enjoyed in the picnic area. So grab your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers & fellow nature-lovers and register now!  

                                                                    (See below for details )    

DATE: Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 (RAIN DATE: Sunday, October 3rd)

PLACE: Smallwood State Park, 2759 Sweden Point Road, Marbury, Maryland

TIME: Race is from 10am - 12pm    Art Center and Gift Shop will be open in the afternoon and all

                                                            are welcome to visit and shop.

COURSE INFORMATION: Chip Timing will NOT be used. This is a FUN RUN. Most of the course will be on paved surfaces and will include a long footbridge crossing over wetlands.

ADULT ENTRY FEE:  $30 due on or before September 4, 2021.  Late registration (after Sept 4):$35 

             (Shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants)         *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

AGE 10 & YOUNGER ENTRY FEE: $20 due on or before September 4, 2021   After Sept 4: $25

             (Shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants)         *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Entry to the park and Art Center, Souvenir T-Shirt (if registered on or before Sept. 4th), Medal, and Water Stations.

AWARDS: Top three males and females in each age division will receive a custom certificate. Top male and female overall will each receive a trophy.


     8:00-9:45am:    Same day registration and pick up of race packets (race packets may be picked

                                up the day before the race if preferred, at Mattawoman Creek Art Center from

                                11am - 4pm)

     9:45-9:55am:    Warm up for runners

     10:00am:           5K Run begins

     10:10am:           5K Walk begins

     12:30-1:00pm:  Award Presentation

                                            REGISTRATION INFORMATION COMING SOON


                                                              *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS EVENT

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Couple Running

      Mattawoman Creek Art Center's 2nd Annual 

Art In The Park  5-K Fun-Run!

Family Walking

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Step 1: Fill out and submit Registration Form below; and

Step 2: Read and respond to the MCAC Release form; and

Step 3: Pay your entry fee now below by credit card or by downloading a mail-in form to send with your payment.


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