Saturday, Oct. 20

Starts @ Interfaith Works Clothing Center

751 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville

then along the scenic Rock Creek Trail

5K starts at 8:30 AM, 1K starts immediately after

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Start is at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center, 751 Twinbrook Pkwy., Rockville.

About the Race

Interfaith Works’ Race to Empower MoCo 5K/1K will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, starting at 8:30am. The course along the scenic Rock Creek Trail will begin and end at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center.

The 1K family-friendly run/walk is sponsored by L.L. Bean and features lots of outdoor activities for kids. All children preregistered for the 1K will receive a special, custom medal for the Race.

Prizes for the 5K race: 1st place male and female finishers in all age groups and 1st place male and female finishers overall.

The Race is the perfect way to start a beautiful fall day!

If you are unable to run you can be a virtual runner or make a donation.

Race tech shirts will only be available to runners and walkers who register by Oct.14. Runners registering on the day of the race are not guaranteed a shirt.

PLEASE NOTE: The event will be held rain or shine and there will be no refunds issued.

Packet Pick Up: Thursday, 10/18, from 4-7pm at Road Runner Sports at 1807 Rockville Pike, and on-site race day morning.

Parking will be available at Meadow Hall Elementary School, as well as on the street in the neighborhood.

If you have any questions about this race, please contact us at volunteer@iworksmc.org or 301-315-1097.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Cynthia Cotte Griffiths and Charles Griffiths
Jeanne and Jim Wolfson

Race Details

Race to Empower MoCo 5K Run/1K Walk:

Start time: 8:30 AM
Price $25.00 race Fee + $2.50 sign up fee
Price increases after Sept. 4.

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Race to Empower MoCo 1K Fun Run/Walk

Start time: 8:35 AM
Price $10.00 race Fee + $2.50 sign up fee
Price increases after Sept. 4.

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Interfaith Works Clothing Center is located at 751 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD.

 

 

Packet Pick Up: Thursday, 10/18, from 4-7pm at Road Runner Sports at 1807 Rockville Pike, and on-site race day morning.

Parking will be available at Meadow Hall Elementary School, as well as on the street in the neighborhood.

Runners registering on race day are not guaranteed a shirt.

Make A Donation

If you are unable to join us for the race, please consider supporting Interfaith Works with a donation. You may also make a donation in honor of one of our runners.

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Volunteer

We need volunteers for pre-race preparations and on race day. For more information about volunteer opportunities and volunteer registration, please visit our volunteer page.

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Sponsors

The Race to Empower MoCo 5K/1K is a high-visibility opportunity to end poverty and prevent homelessness in Montgomery County by supporting Interfaith Works’ integrated prevention, stabilization and empowerment programs.

Sponsorship information is available here.

Please complete the form and return to Suzanne Lofhjelm, Director of Development:
By mail: Interfaith Works, 114 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850
By attachment to email: at this address

Payment by check can also be mailed to the above address.

If you wish to make your sponsorship payment online, the link to the event sponsorship payment page is here. Please send the completed sponsorship form so that we have your information to provide all the benefits of sponsorship.

For more information about becoming a Race to Empower MoCo 5K/1K Sponsor, please contact Suzanne Lofhjelm by email or call 301-315-1096.

Thank you to last year’s Race sponsors!

Click HERE for 2017 5K results.

Interfaith Works was established in 1972 to help vulnerable residents in Montgomery County facing homelessness and poverty. We partner with those committed to helping our struggling neighbors, including 5,200 compassionate and devoted volunteers, individual donors, 165 diverse faith communities, other social service agencies, foundations, corporations, and government agencies. As experts in providing services to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, our professional, trained staff members provide individuals and families with resources and tools specific to their needs, helping them lift themselves from poverty so they can move from crisis to stability through prevention, stabilization and empowerment programs.