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      Mattawoman Creek Art Center's 4th Annual 
Art In The Park  5-K Fun-Run!

Family Walking

COVID UPDATE: Currently there are no special requirements for participants, but this is subject to change based on CDC and State guidelines.

        Please join us for Mattawoman Creek Art Center's 4th 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. The "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. (For those who wish to participate from other locations, please sign up for our VIRTUAL 5K Option. Choose your own time, date and location. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIRTUAL 5K INFO & REGISTRATION OPTION)  
Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Strollers are allowed, but must follow the runners. People-friendly dogs on a leash are Allowed.  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.  Chick-fil-
A will be donating sandwiches, or you can bring your own and enjoy your lunch 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 21st, 2023 (RAIN DATE: Sunday, October 22nd)

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: $34 due on or before September 16th, 2023. Late registration (after Sept 16th):$39 
Shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants)         *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

SENIOR (Age 60+) ENTRY FEE: $28 due on or before September 16th, 2023. Late registration(after Sep 16th) $33 
Shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants)         *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

YOUTH (18 & Under) ENTRY FEE: $19 due on or before September 16th, 2023 (After Sept 16th): $24
                (Shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants)         *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

AGE 7 & Under: FREE (No T-shirts or medals will be provided

ENTRY FEES INCLUDE: Entry to the park and Art Center, Souvenir T-Shirt (if registered on or before Sept.16
th), Medal, Water Stations and Snacks.

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 BELOW
                                                           *NO REFUNDS FOR THIS EVENT

Register Here (Complete BOTH steps below for EACH registration)

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

Step 2: Pay your entry fee now by credit card, or by downloading a mail-in form to send with your payment.


MCAC's Art In The Park 5K Fun-Run
Registration & Release Form
Select Payment Option
Select One
Select One Per Registration
Select Adult T-Shirt Size
Select Youth T-Shirt Size

Thanks for registering!


Choose this option to pay your entry fee online with a credit card.*

(If payment link is not working, please use the "Mail-In Payment" option below)

For Adult Participants

For participants age 18 and younger


Download a form to print, fill out
and mail in with your entry fee.*

will be posted
closer to the event date.

For Senior Participants age 60+


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