Candy Cane Dash 5K & 1K Benefitting Girls on the Run of Frederick County

December 2, 2017, Baker Park, Frederick, MD

Registration Details
December 2, 2017

Baker Park
Frederick, MD
7:00 AM | Registration opens
7:00 AM | Packet Pick-up & Coach Garden activities begin
8:30 AM | 1K Fun Run Starts
9:00 AM | 5K Starts
10:00 to 11:30 AM | Post 5K Celebration
Course Information
Course Map

The route for the Candy Cane Dash 5K is Baker Park in Frederick, Maryland.


Packet Pick-Up

Girls who are currently participating in the program are already registered for the 5K and will receive their 5K materials (bibs, pins, goody bags) from their coaches the week before the event. For all other 5K participants (Running Buddies, family members and community participants), packet pick-up information will be annouced closer to the Dash.



Frequently Asked Questions

How long will the 5K run take?

Finishing times vary of course, but our fastest runners will complete the run in about 25 minutes. Most runners will fall between 30-45 minutes We will be sweeping the course at one hour from the starting time to ensure all runners have returned to the starting area.

Are there aid stations available?

Water will be available at the start. An Aid station will be available mid way through the course. Each participant should plan to take no more than two servings of water Aid Station. Runners are also encouraged to bring water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line.

Where should I park?

There is ample parking at Middletown Park as well as at Middletown High and Middle Middle Schools.

Volunteer Registration

This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls. Over 100 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.

Volunteer Today

Volunteers will help with 5K registration, assisting pre-registered runners and event day runners. Approximate arrival time 6:15 a.m. Time commitment is 3 to 3.5 hours. This volunteer opportunity is best suited for individuals over 18 years of age.


Volunteers will help with logistics and operations. Potential responsibilities include: parking attendants, water stop volunteers, assisting runners at the start/finish lines, and on the course. Approximate time of arrival is 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Time commitment is 4 to 5 hours. These volunteer opportunities are best suited for adults, older teens and adult groups.

Photos from our Spring 2017 GOTR 5K

Girls on the Run of Mid & Western Maryland (formerly Frederick & Washington Counties)
PO Box 1034
Frederick, MD 21702

(301) 471-4513