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The 2014 Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure®

April 13, 2014

WELCOME!

Ocean City is excited to announce the third annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure®! Join Komen Maryland on Sunday, April 13, in downtown OC to help raise breast cancer awareness.

Start a team, join a friend's, or join as an individual. You can participate in one of two different Race events: the 5K (3.1 miles) Timed Race and Recreational Run or the Family Fun Walk. 

It's a great time for a great cause!

KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE AND MARYLAND

The Race for the Cure began in Maryland as a 2,200-participant 5K in 1993 and blossomed into the largest footrace in the state of Maryland. After the first Race, the Maryland affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® was founded in 1993. 

Of the money raised through the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure events each year, 75% of the net funds stays in Maryland to fund local programs for women and families. The remaining 25% of funding supports national research to find the cures for breast cancer. And now Race for the Cure is coming back to Ocean City to help spread awareness and support across Maryland's Eastern Shore. So grab your friends and family and register today!

For more registration information, please click here.

"PAINT THE TOWN PINK"

Ocean City plans to “go pink” for Race Weekend — businesses are invited to enter a contest for the best pink decorations. View the flyer here or find out more at www.komenmd.org/oc or by calling 410-938-8990. 

FUN EVENTS ALL WEEKEND!

Join us for these great events during the weekend to benefit Komen Maryland: 

  • Seacrets for a Celebration Party on Friday, April 11th from 7-9 p.m. 
  • Planet Maze for indoor maze, laser tag, and mini golf (weather permitting) on Saturday, April 12th from 3-5 p.m. Cost is $15 for 2 hours of unlimited fun! 
  • Skate for the Cure at The Carousel on Saturday, April 12th from 5-7p.m.
  • RACE DAY INFORMATION

Walk-up Registration: Carousel Hotel, 11700 Coastal Hwy

Friday, April 11: noon to 7 pm 
Saturday, April 12: 10 am to 3 pm

Race Day Registration: Ocean City Inlet Parking Lot, 7 am 

807 South Atlantic Avenue
Ocean City, MD 21842

Schedule:

7:00 am Survivor, Registration, Donation Tents Open

7:40 am Survivor Parade 

8:15 am Warm-up

9:00 am 5k (3.1 miles) Timed Run/Recreational Run

9:30 am 5k (3.1 miles) Walk/Family Fun Walk & Kids for the Cure

11:00 am Awards Ceremony

(All times are tentative.) 

  • WHERE TO RUN

The 2014 Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure® official Race Route. 

Download the race map overview here and race route with mile markers here

Download a map of the Race Village here.  

  • PARKING

Normal Ocean City parking fees will be in effect on Race day and there will be no parking in the Inlet lot for the general public. Unfortunately, due to events at the Ocean City Convention Center on Race Day, participants will not be able to use that lot and no shuttles will be provided from that lot. Street parking near the inlet.

Park your vehicle for free at the following locations and ride the bus to the Race. The bus is $3 all day or $1 per boarding. The bus leaves in 15 minute intervals.

Public Safety Building at 65th St.
Northside Park at 125th St.
Municipal Lot at 100th St.

For additional information on parking in Ocean City, click here.

  • DEALS and DISCOUNTS

Ocean City welcomes the Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure and all its volunteers, participants, spectators, and visitors. 

Businesses throughout town are offering special rates and discounts during Race week. VIEW ALL DEALS HERE!

 

For more information on the Race in Ocean City including registration, pledges, and donations, visit the 2014 Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure® website or view the Frequently Asked Questions.